Caricature: PH South China Sea Naval Patrols: A Wise Move?

PH South China Sea Naval Patrols: A Wise Move?

Opinion: PH South China Sea Naval Patrols: A Wise Move? In light of the Permanent Court of Arbitration’s decision to tackle the Philippines’ case versus China on the South China Sea Dispute, and the recent sortie within 12 nautical miles of one of China’s claimed maritime features in the South China Sea, lawmakers from the Philippine Congress urge the government to conduct “freedom of navigation” patrols in the region.








Justice Carpio says It's Going to be bad if UN Tribunal decides that it has no jurisdiction in PH Case vs China

PH Supreme Court Justice: It’s Going to be Bad if UN Tribunal Decides that It Has No Jurisdiction in PH Case vs China

Justice Carpio infers that if the UN Tribunal decides that it has no jurisdiction in the in PH Case vs China, the only way the Philippines can protect its maritimes zones is to “to buy warships, buy war planes, buy anti-ship missiles. Which means that there will be a naval arms race among coastal countries in the South China Sea.”