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Posts Tagged ‘Recto Bank’

Duterte to Recto 22: ‘I’m sorry, but that’s how it is’

Posted on Tuesday, 25 June 2019 02:03 PM | No Comments
President Rodrigo Duterte apologized to the Recto 22 after he reiterated that the abandonment of the 22 fishermen was just a “maritime incident”. During the premiere of the movie “Kontradiksyon,”...

Duterte welcomes joint PH-China probe into Recto Bank incident

Posted on Saturday, 22 June 2019 08:25 AM | No Comments
President Rodrigo Duterte has accepted the offer of the Chinese Government to conduct a joint investigation on the Recto Bank incident that left 22 Filipino fishermen abandoned at sea after...

Duterte open to Beijing’s proposed joint probe on Recto Bank incident

Posted on Friday, 21 June 2019 01:41 PM | No Comments
MANILA, Philippines – President Rodrigo Duterte on Thursday welcomed China’s suggestion to conduct a joint investigation on the alleged ramming and abandonment of Filipino fishermen by a Chinese vessel near...

China to use Recto Bank incident to check Phl reaction when similar incident happens in WPS

Posted on Wednesday, 19 June 2019 09:19 PM | No Comments
A lawmaker believes that what happened in Recto Bank (or Reed Bank) is connected with the territorial disputes in the West Philippine Sea (or South China Sea). Senator Panfilo Lacson...

Captain of sunken boat in Recto Bank says sorry to Duterte

Posted on Wednesday, 19 June 2019 09:13 PM | No Comments
MANILA, Philippines – The captain of the Filipino fishing boat hit by a Chinese vessel in Recto Bank on June 9 apologized to President Rodrigo Duterte following reports that he...

Recto Bank collision an ‘accident’, not armed attack – Lorenzana

Posted on Wednesday, 19 June 2019 04:37 PM | No Comments
MANILA, Philippines – Defense Secretary Delfin Lorenzana maintained that the incident in Recto Bank involving the Chinese vessel, Yuemaobinyu 42212 and the Filipino fishing vessel, F/B GEM-VER 1 on June...

Duterte to join ASEAN Summit in Thailand, may discuss Reed Bank allision – DFA

Posted on Tuesday, 18 June 2019 02:02 PM | No Comments
MANILA, Philippines – President Rodrigo Duterte is set to fly to Thailand this week to participate in the 34th Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) Summit in Bangkok. The ASEAN...

Business groups vow aid for Filipino fishers hit by Chinese ship

Posted on Monday, 17 June 2019 12:18 PM | No Comments
MANILA, Philippines – The Philippine Chamber of Commerce and Industry (PCCI) has pledged to extend assistance to Filipino fishermen whose boat was hit and sunk by a Chinese vessel near...

DA-BFAR says Filipino fishing boat ‘rammed’; China says they were ‘besieged’

Posted on Monday, 17 June 2019 11:32 AM | No Comments
MANILA, Philippines – The Filipino fishing boat was ‘hit’ and ‘rammed’. This was emphasized by the Department of Agriculture’s Bureau of Fisheries and Aquatic Resources (DA-BFAR) after numerous versions of...

Duterte Cabinet to meet over vessel collision in Recto Bank

Posted on Monday, 17 June 2019 10:58 AM | No Comments
MANILA, Philippines – Cabinet Secretary Karlo Nograles confirmed the scheduled meeting of President Rodrigo Duterte’s security, justice and peace cluster together with the economic development cluster on Monday (June 17)....