Taiwan-Philippines diplomatic row : should Manila blink first?
Trajano, Julius Cesar I.
Date of Issue2013
S. Rajaratnam School of International Studies
Tensions between Taiwan and the Philippines have been escalating since the killing of a Taiwanese fisherman by Philippine coast guards. Following the rejection of Manila's apology, Taipei immediately launched two waves of sanctions. As the Philippines' key ineterests are at stake due to the intensity of the sanctions, Taiwan seems to have the upper hand in the current diplomatic row.
DRNTU::Social sciences::Political science
RSIS Commentaries, 095-13