It was during the tenure of Albert Del Rosario as the DFA chief when the UNCLOS arbitral case was filed at The Hague against China, regarding the South China Sea/West Philippine Sea conflict. This man is, through and through, a diehard pro-US Deep State in the same mold as Fidel V. Ramos.
President Aquino, with Chief of Staff General Fidel V Ramos, reviewing the troops prior to her visit in the United States. (Photo from “Cory Aquino and the People of the Philippines” by Claude A. Buss.)