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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

Philippine foreign minister issues expletive-laced tweet over China sea dispute

The Philippines accused China's coast guard of "shadowing, blocking, dangerous maneuvers" against Philippine coast guard vessels

Philippines summons Chinese ambassador over vessels in disputed waters

The last time a Chinese envoy was summoned by Manila was in 2019 after a Chinese vessel sunk a Philippine boat

Philippines, Holy See mark 70 years of diplomatic relations

On April 8, 1951, the Philippines and the Vatican signed a treaty establishing formal relations

Philippine president’s aide warns of ‘unwanted hostilities’ over Chinese ‘incursions’

"Make no mistake about it — our sovereignty is non-negotiable," said presidential counsel Salvador Panelo

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