The complaint adds to a laundry list of what Gary Alejano says are impeachable offences that amount to high crimes, abuse of power and betrayal of public trust.
Australia and East Timor will now engage in a conciliation process that will take place behind closed doors over the next year.
“Blood and water” cannot flow together, Modi said while deferring the next permanent Indus commission meeting.
A statement by ASEAN on Wednesday listed eight points related to the South China Sea, but made no mention of the ruling that declared illegal some of China’s artificial islands in the sea and invalidated its claims to almost the entire waterway.
If the Antrix-Devas deal was a massive scandal, why are international arbitrations ruling against the Indian government for having cancelled it?
China wants to resume direct talks with Philippines about territorial disputes in the South China Sea. The country is seeking US support for the talks.
Foreign minister Perfecto Yasay said Yi had proposed bilateral talks but only on issues “outside, or (in) disregard of, the arbitral ruling,” which he declined because it was not in the Philippines’ national interests.
Though China had claimed that it had widespread support, many countries have stuck to cautious comments about resolving disputes and international laws.
It would make more sense for Beijing to explore some of the peaceful coexistence options that have been hinted at by Manila.
New Delhi: In a guarded response to Tuesday’s landmark ruling at the Permanent Court of Arbitration in The Hague on the dispute between China and the Philippines over the South China Sea, India said it “has noted the award of the arbitral tribunal constituted under Annex VII of the 1982 […]
The PCA ruling may be binding but territorial claims will continue to aggravate tensions in the area, with Beijing likely to ask whether continued adherence to UNCLOS is in its national interest.
The Hague: In a few hours, when the Permanent Court of Arbitration in The Hague releases its verdict on the South China Sea dispute, China will likely thumb its nose at a verdict “unilaterally” pursued by the Philippines. The Philippines may have a territorial dispute with Beijing, but […]
One day to go for Hague tribunal verdict that will cause ripples across East Asia
Though the case over disputed territorial claims is to be heard by Hague-based Permanent Court of Arbitration, China does not consider the court’s ruling to be legally binding.
The Philippines, Vietnam, Malaysia, Taiwan and Brunei have overlapping claims with China over South China Sea.
Indian Defence Minister Manohar Parrikar said New Delhi supported the role of international law in the dispute, but stopped short of saying that the ruling by The Hague should be binding.
Under outgoing President Benigno Aquino, the Philippines moved closer to Washington, in turn straining ties with China.
The Supreme Court had ruled last week he was free to go home at least until Italy’s dispute with India over jurisdiction in the case, which is now in international arbitration, is over.
The dispute has strained relations between India and Italy and its European Union partners.