Philippine Foreign Policy

Title:

 US drive to war with China dominates Philippine presidential election campaigns

Author:

Joseph Santolan

Source:

World Socialist Web Site

Date:

 January 18, 2016

Description:

On January 10, the election season for the presidential election to be held on May 9 officially opened in the Philippines. At the center of all of the campaigns—characterized by corruption scandals and threats of electoral disqualification—is the threat of war with China.

Tags: Commentary, Philippine Presidential Elections

Title:

 Vietnam, Philippines moving toward strategic partnership

Author:

Tuoi Tre News

Source:

Tuoi Tre News

Date:

October 22, 2015 

Description:

Seniors officials of Vietnam and the Philippines have consented to take bilateral relations to the strategic partnership level later this year. Vietnam’s Deputy Prime Minister and Foreign Minister Pham Binh Minh and Filipino Secretary of Foreign Affairs Albert Del Rosario made the agreement after the eighth meeting of the Vietnam-Philippines Bilateral Cooperation Committee in Hanoi on Wednesday.

Title:

  Ambassador Zhao Jianhua Meets the Philippine Media

Author:

AUTHOR

Source:

Embassy of the P.R. China

Date:

July 21, 2015

Description:

On June 5th 2015, H.E. Zhao Jianhua, Ambassador of the People's Republic of China to the Republic of the Philippines invited Philippine media to his residence, briefed them on China-Philippines relations, and answered questions on South China Sea, freedom of navigation and regional security issues. 

Tags: AIIB, South China Sea, Arbitration, Interview, Zhao Jianhua