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Yasay: Chinese minister’s trip scrapped not due to my remarks »

Foreign Affairs Secretary Perfecto Yasay Jr. clarified on Saturday that his statements regarding China’s militarization of the South China Sea did not cause the Chinese minister for commerce to cancel

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Esperon: PH aware of China buildup »

The Philippine government continues to be aware of China’s continued building of structures in the South China Sea, which National Security Adviser Hermogenes Esperon said could be turned into military

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Yasay’s comment on militarization misunderstood by China—Duterte »

President Rodrigo Duterte on Friday said China “misunderstood” the remarks of foreign affairs secretary Perfecto Yasay Jr. regarding the West Philippine Sea (South China Sea) dispute.

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Yasay doubts resolution of maritime row ‘during our lifetime’ »

Foreign Secretary Perfecto Yasay Jr. expressed doubt on Wednesday that a maritime dispute with China in the South China Sea could be resolved “during our lifetime,” so it was better

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