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Posts Tagged ‘Pag-asa Island’

Duterte tells China: Back off from Pag-asa Island

Posted on Friday, 5 April 2019 04:30 PM | No Comments
MANILA, Philippines – President Rodrigo Duterte has told China to back off from the Pag-asa Island amid reports that hundreds of Chinese vessels have “swarmed” the island, also known as...

No harassment of Filipino fishermen near Pag-asa Island—AFP

Posted on Thursday, 7 March 2019 03:19 PM | No Comments
There are no reported complaints of harassment from the Filipino fishermen near Pag-asa Island according to the Armed Forces of the Philippines Western Command (AFP WESCOM). AFP WESCOM Spokesperson Capt....

PHL’s strong defense must remain in the West Philippine Sea, expert says

Posted on Wednesday, 6 March 2019 09:09 PM | No Comments
The government must maintain its strong defense surrounding the Pag-asa Island and some areas in the West Philippines Sea that are still part of the Philippine territory based on the...

DFA Secretary: Presence of ships alone doesn’t mean anything

Posted on Thursday, 17 August 2017 01:24 PM | No Comments
MANILA, Philippines — Foreign Affairs Secretary Alan Peter Cayetano on Wednesday afternoon said there is no need for the Philippine government to be alarmed on the alleged presence of Chinese...

Repair of Pag-asa Island airstrip to continue despite China’s disapproval – Esperon

Posted on Friday, 5 May 2017 09:27 AM | No Comments
MANILA, Philippines — Although China has already manifested that improvements and repairs done by the Philippines on Pag-asa Island are illegal, it will not hinder the government’s plan of renovating...

PH occupation on some islands of West Philippine Sea, illegal – Amb. Zhao Jianhua

Posted on Tuesday, 2 May 2017 11:45 AM | No Comments
MANILA – Chinese Ambassador to the Philippines Zhao Jianhua considers the occupation of the Philippines on some islands in the West Philippine Sea including the Pag-asa Island which is within...

China protests against Sec. Lorenzana’s visit to Pag-asa Island

Posted on Monday, 24 April 2017 10:44 AM | No Comments
MANILA — China is gravely concerned over the visit to Pag-asa Island last Friday of several Philippine government officials led by National Defense Secretary Delfin Lorenzana . Defense Secretary Delfin...

PCG successfully conducts resupply mission on Pag-asa Island

Posted on Tuesday, 23 August 2016 08:55 PM | No Comments
  MANILA — For the first time since the dispute in the West Philippine Sea erupted between China and the Philippines, the Philippine Coastguard (PCG) has successfully conducted a supply...