PH continues to claim West Philippine Sea

-A A +A

Saturday, August 23, 2014

THE Philippine government would pursue its claims in the West Philippine Sea and would use diplomatic approach to resolve the dispute with China, a Malacanang spokesperson said.

Presidential spokesman Edwin Lacierda said Friday that the government "will not cease in filing and availing of the legal and diplomatic means" in resolving China's dispute against the country.

"It is not a question of whether they will heed the diplomatic protest," Lacierda said. "What is important is that the Philippine government continues to assert its right against its neighbors," he added.


Lacierda however said the country was still seeking in dealing with China, especially in terms of trade despite of the unresolved dispute with them.

"The government is very cognizant of the situation in the West Philippine Sea and it will take measures to ensure safety of Filipinos in the area," Lacierda said. (Sunnex)

Local news

DISCLAIMER: Sun.Star website welcomes friendly debate, but comments posted on this site do not necessary reflect the views of the Sun.Star management and its affiliates. Sun.Star reserves the right to delete, reproduce or modify comments posted here without notice. Posts that are inappropriate will automatically be deleted.

Forum rules: Do not use obscenity. Some words have been banned. Stick to the topic. Do not veer away from the discussion. Be coherent and respectful. Do not shout or use CAPITAL LETTERS!
  • Calamity Report
  • Pacman blog
  • Papal Visit
  • Sunstar Multimedia
  • Technology
  • Philippine Polls
  • Filipino Abroad
  • tell it to sunstar
  • SunStar Celebrity
  • Pnoy
  • Sun.Star Zup!
  • Obituary
  • goodearth
  • Habemus Papam
  • Festivals
  • Sinulog
  • ePaper