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US repeats warning to China against attack on Philippine forces

"The United States reaffirms its July 13, 2020 policy regarding maritime claims in the South China Sea," said US Secretary of State Blinken

Five years after South China Sea ruling, China’s presence around Philippines...

The government has done little to press its claim under Duterte, who has said the relationship with China is part of his foreign policy

Vatican ‘foreign minister’ doubts speaking out on Hong Kong ‘would make...

Human rights activists have repeatedly urged the Vatican to publicly express its concerns about the actions of the Chinese Communist Party

Vatican intervenes in proposed ‘anti-homophobia’ law in Italy

Local media have called the Vatican’s action “unprecedented” in the history of the relationship between the two states

Philippines again suspends scrapping of troop pact with US amid China...

The suspension would be for a further six months while President Rodrigo Duterte "studies ... particular aspects of the agreement”

Philippine military chief visits island in disputed waters

The visit comes after recent diplomatic protests made by the Philippines over the presence of hundreds of "Chinese maritime militia" vessels

Philippines names new envoy to Holy See

The Commission on Appointments confirmed the nomination of Myla Grace Ragenia Macahilig as new ambassador to the Holy See

Enrile: Nearly a century hence

You’d think that at the ripe old age of 97, former Senate President Juan Ponce Enrile would’ve grown a conscience. After having seen and heard...

Duterte issues gag order over South China Sea

President Duterte said the gag order did not mean the country was wavering in its defense of its sovereign rights

Philippines tells fishermen to ignore Beijing’s ban on fishing in South...

Tensions between the two countries have recently escalated after Manila accused China of territorial incursions

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