Chinese vice foreign minister Fu Ying said Beijing was fully ready for an escalation of a drawn-out maritime standoff with the Philippines, as a tense row over a disputed shoal continues. “The Chinese side has… made all preparations to respond […]
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Britain called on Philippine Muslim rebels Monday to end attacks that have killed 35 since last week, and backed President Benigno Aquino’s stand to press ahead with peace talks. British ambassador Stephen Lillie said the leadership of the Moro Islamic […]
The United States said Thursday it would help boost the Philippines’ capacity to patrol its waters as part of a larger goal of keeping vital Asian sea lanes open amid the rise of China. The pledge came from US Assistant […]