If Philippines wins South China Sea case, will President Duterte know what to do with it?

HK lawyer tries to derail South China Sea arbitration court ruling with last minute filing - By Raïssa Robles - In recent days, articles on the South China Sea dispute have been appearing in various newspapers abroad, including the South China Morning Post (HK) Today, my hubby’s opinion piece came out in SCMP. Alan explored the possible impact of a Duterte presidency on a ruling by the tribunal.

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Yesterday, my schedule was INSANE


By Raïssa Robles Sorry, I haven’t been able to blog. I’ve been busy chasing so many deadlines, so many forums, briefings and interviews. A case of information and coverage overload. Yesterday, especially, my schedule was INSANE. I had to get up before dawn to get to Resorts World across NAIA Terminal 3. No, not to gamble in , but to […]

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PNoy signed letter of apology on the Luneta bus hostage rescue fiasco

  By Raïssa Robles But the problem is, the letter was never delivered because Beijing never gave the go-signal for Vice President Jejomar Binay to hand-carry the letter there. When Binay flew to Beijing in February, he did not carry the letter with him, China’s envoy to Manila Liu Jianchao confirmed in reply to my question during his press briefing […]

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Demand PNoy’s apology for hostage rescue fiasco, President Hu Jintao is petitioned by victims’ relatives


Relatives angered by cloth stuffed in victim’s skull and ambulances without first aid kits By Raissa Robles Relatives who lost their loved ones during last year’s Luneta bus hostage tragedy have taken the unprecedented step of writing directly to Chinese President Hu Jintao to tack the issue onto the agenda of Philippine President Benigno Aquino’s state visit to China next week. […]

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