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

Jason Gutierrez of the New York Times

Jason Gutierrez of the New York Times

Jason Gutierrez of the New York Times walks over still-steaming ash that had covered homes in Tagaytay Volcano island in January, 2020. Along with NYT photographer, Jes Azanar, Gutierrez accompanied island residents who went back to the island hoping  to...

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