Tag: United Nations

PHOTO RELEASE: Jinggoy holds ex-UN chief Ban Ki-moon in high esteem

Jinggoy holds ex-UN chief Ban Ki-moon in high esteem: Senator Jinggoy Ejercito Estrada expresses his admiration for former United Nations (UN) Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon whom the Senate gave honors for his outstanding global contributions during Tuesday’s plenary proceedings, February 27, 2024. Estrada revered Ban’s unwavering commitment to uphold the ideals of the UN imprinting a…
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PHOTO RELEASE: Jinggoy seeks support for PH’s bid to UN Security Council seat

Jinggoy seeks support for PH’s bid to UN Security Council seat: Senator Jinggoy Ejercito Estrada, Chairperson of the Senate Committee on National Defense, lobbies before his foreign counterparts attending the 31st Asia-Pacific Parliamentary Forum to support the Philippines’ bid to have a non-permanent seat in the United Nations Security Council for the term 2027-2028. If elected…
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More intelligence funds sought after latest Ayungin water cannon incident

(PHILSTAR) MANILA, Philippines — Lawmakers are urging Congress to promptly approve increased funding for agencies responsible for safeguarding the West Philippine Sea, especially in the wake of China’s recent provocative actions. China Coast Guard vessel 5203 reportedly blasted a boat carrying provisions to Filipino soldiers stationed at the BRP Sierra Madre in Ayungin Shoal last Friday,…
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China’s maneuvers in WPS an attempt to incite PH to retaliate – Estrada

(INQUIRER) MANILA, Philippines — Senator Jinggoy Estrada said China’s maneuvers in the West Philippine Sea are a “matter of great concern,” calling them an attempt to trigger and force the Philippines to go against existing principles under the United Nations Convention on the Law of the Sea (UNCLOS). In a statement on Tuesday, Estrada said…
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WATCH | Manifestation of Support on proposed Senate Resolution No. 659

Manifestation of Support on proposed Senate Resolution No. 659 of Sen. Risa Hontiveros urging the Philippine Government through the Department of Foreign Affairs to sponsor a resolution before the UN General Assembly calling on China to stop its harassment of Philippine vessels within the West Philippine Sea

UN as venue to resolve West Philippine Sea row gains support in Philippines

(ASIA NEWS NETWORK) A veteran lawmaker, however, stressed that the Philippines should not sever its ties with any country in protecting its territorial rights. MANILA — More senators on Monday endorsed the proposal of retired Supreme Court Senior Associate Justice Antonio Carpio for the Philippines to elevate to the United Nations General Assembly (UNGA) China’s belligerent…
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CA confirms US envoy Romualdez; Lagdameo for UN post

MANILA, Philippines — The Commission on Appointments (CA) on Wednesday approved the nominations of the Philippines’ envoys to the United States (US) and the United Nations (UN). Before the CA’s plenary session, the Committee on Foreign Affairs deliberated on and recommended the approval of the nominations of Jose Manuel “Babe” Romualdez as Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary to…
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