Jarred Brooks dethrones Joshua Pacio of Team Lakay, claims ONE strawweight belt – Manila Bulletin

Sports / Others / Jarred Brooks dethrones Joshua Pacio of Team Lakay, claims ONE strawweight belt Jarred Brooks dethrones Joshua Pacio of Team Lakay, claims ONE strawweight belt Jarred Brooks used an effective and powerful boxing along with dominant ground game to dethrone Joshua Pacio of Team Lakay Saturday night, Dec. 3, at the Mall of Asia Arena in Pasay City. Joshua Pacio and Jarred Brooks (ONE Championship) Brooks dominated from the get-go despite Pacio’s superb defense and counterpunching style. Though he remained calm and composed all-through out the five…

New Zealand backs PH’s claims over South China Sea – Manila Bulletin

The Philippines got the backing of New Zealand in its claims over some parts of the South China Sea after Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern expressed support for the country’s position. The Department of Foreign Affairs (DFA) said Saturday Ardern made her pronouncement during her bilateral talk with President Ferdinand Marcos Jr. at the sidelines of Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) meetings in Thailand. New Zealand’s leader also supported Marcos’ call for the early conclusion of the Code of Conduct, which will supposedly manage tensions among claimants of the contested waters, DFA…

Territorial Claims in South China Sea – Interactive Map

Published: May 31, 2012 Six countries claim conflicting territorial rights in the South China Sea, a region rich in oil, gas, fishing and mineral resources. Territorial Claims Check boxes to see conflicting claims Brunei China Indonesia Malaysia Philippines Vietnam Oil and gas resources Spratly Islands (Detail map below) Vietnamese claim is undefined Spratly Islands Occupation status Source link

US State Department Study Dismisses China’s ‘Unlawful Maritime Claims’ in South China Sea – The Diplomat

Advertisement The U.S. State Department concluded in a new legal analysis that “the PRC asserts unlawful maritime claims in most of the South China Sea, including an unlawful historic rights claim.” “With the release of this latest study, the United States calls again on the PRC to conform its maritime claims to international law as reflected in the Law of the Sea Convention, to comply with the decision of the arbitral tribunal in its award of July 12, 2016, in The South China Sea Arbitration, and to cease its unlawful and…

Marine General Claims Long range Missiles Key to Fighting China

In an exclusive interview with Nikkei Asia, Commander of United States Marine Corps Forces, Pacific Lieutenant General Steven Rudder pointed out that long range strike capability will be vital for the United States and Japan in deterring hostile military activities in the Western Pacific, and that Japan should look to increase cooperation with the United States in intelligence gathering. The general felt that in the event of a conflict with China, the two capabilities will be critical to success. Lt. Gen. Rudder of the USMC (DoD) The report claims that…

SSS allows online submission of death benefit claims for legal spouses, existing members – Manila Bulletin

The Social Security System (SSS) announced on Monday, Aug. 8, that the dependent legal spouses who are also existing SSS members may now submit their Social Security (SS) and Employees’ Compensation (EC) death benefit claims via My.SSS Portal. (SSS Main Office / File Photo) “The inclusion of death benefit application on our list of online services is part of the digital transformation efforts of SSS to ensure that our services are readily accessible 24/7,” SSS President and CEO Michael G. Regino said. “Applicants are required to enroll their disbursement accounts…

South China Sea Dispute: Pompeo welcomes rejection of China’s maritime claims in South China Sea at UN

 US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo on Monday welcomed the rejection of China’s maritime claims in the South China Sea at the United Nations by the United Kingdom, Germany and France.He said that China must abide by all international norms. “We welcome the UK, Germany, and France’s rejection of China’s unlawful maritime claims in the South China Sea at the United Nations. China must abide by international norms. We join our allies in rejecting the idea that “might makes right,” Pompeo tweeted. This statement comes after in a joint note…

Beijing’s South China Sea claims ‘gravely undermine’ rule of law | South China Sea News

China’s activities in the South China Sea, including its “historic claims” on almost all parts of the vital trade route “gravely undermine the rule of law” in the oceans and universally-recognised provisions in international law, the US has concluded in a new report. The US State Department said in a report published on Wednesday that the overall effect of Beijing’s claims was that it “unlawfully claims sovereignty or some form of exclusive jurisdiction over most of the South China Sea”. “For this reason, the United States and numerous other States…

U.S. State Department Releases Review of China’s S. China Sea Claims

PLA Navy file image Published Jan 14, 2022 10:10 PM by The Maritime Executive The U.S. State Department’s ocean boundaries department has issued a comprehensive outline of the U.S. government’s views of China’s maritime claims in the South China Sea.  The South China Sea is a large, semi-enclosed sea surrounded by Brunei, China, Indonesia, Malaysia, the Philippines, Singapore, Taiwan and Vietnam. China claims sovereignty over the vast majority of the body of water under its sweeping “nine-dash-line” and “Four Sha” policies, including areas located hundreds of nautical miles…

China defends sweeping maritime claims after US criticism

BEIJING (AP) — China on Thursday defended its “historical rights” to virtually the entire South China Sea, following a new U.S. government report saying Beijing’s claims are almost entirely invalid. Foreign Ministry spokesperson Wang Wenbin called the State Department report “Limits in the Seas,” issued this month, an attempt to “distort international law, confuse the public, sow discord and disrupt the regional situation.” “China has historical rights in the South China Sea. China’s sovereignty and related rights and interests in the South China Sea have been established in a long…