The West Philippine Sea, referred to by the People’s Republic of China (PRC) as the South China Sea, has become a focal point of geopolitical tensions, primarily between China and the Republic of the Philippines. This maritime dispute has wide-ranging implications for regional stability, international law, and the pursuit of economic interests. Locally, our fisherfolks are struggling as Chinese Coast Guard vessels prevent them from their basic livelihood. Nationally, this is a challenge to our sovereignty as a nation against a superpower. As the two nations grapple with conflicting territorial claims and overlapping interests, the world watches closely, concerned about the potential for escalation and the impact on global trade and security.
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The Philippines and Vietnam are alarmed by China’s increasing military presence in some islands in South China Sea. This issue has been causing some fear among us, peace building workers, in the region. Then, according to the Voice of America, the United States “has offered to facilitate territorial disputes between China and its Southeast Asian …
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