Buena Bernal of Channel News Asia

by | Oct 28, 2020 | The Correspondents

“This exclusive interview I did with US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo during his visit to Manila in 2019 when he committed that an attack on the Philippines’ maritime territory in the South China Sea would trigger provisions of the 1951 US-Philippines Mutual Defense Treaty is quite memorable to me.

“’China can’t claim all of the — all of the water. They can’t claim an ocean,’” I remember Mr Pompeo saying.”

Buena Bernal,Philippines Correspondent, Channel NewsAsia

Regine Cabato of the Washington Post

Regine Cabato of the Washington Post

“Photographer Martin San Diego snapped this shot during a reporting trip in October 2020. Martin and I profiled a missionary pilot who was moving stranded non-covid patients from rural areas amid quarantine travel restrictions. After seven months in lockdown, it was a...

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