Tag Archives: philippines-china territorial dispute

Will China deal with PH on equal footing? If UN sides with PH, will China honor it?

This is the second of my two-part blog on the Scarborough Shoal standoff. The first one examines the existing PH-US mutual defense treaty. The New York Times mentioned the territorial dispute between China and the Philippines over certain areas in the West Philippine Sea (or South China Sea) in the May 2 edition of “Room

UP System website attacked by pro-China hackers

Hackers proclaim: “We come from China! Huangyan Island is Ours!”  The two-week old standoff between the Philippines and China in the Panatag (Scarborough) Shoal located in the West Philippine Sea has spilled over into the cyberspace. The website of the University of the Philippines (UP) has been defaced early Friday morning by suspected pro-China hackers.

Chinese daily calls for action vs Philippines over its ties with US

Must read: “Make Philippines pay for its balancing act” – Global Times, January 29, 2012 While Filipinos have remained riveted to the ongoing impeachment trial of Chief Justice Renato Corona, interesting events are unfolding in the aspect of Philippine foreign affairs. Two weeks ago, four United States senators visited the Philippines “to discuss key issues in