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Posts Tagged ‘South China Sea’

AFP: No sightings of anti-ship ballistic missile test in West PH Sea

Posted on Friday, 5 July 2019 01:37 PM | No Comments
MANILA, Philippines – The Western Command (WESCOM) of the Armed Forces of the Philippines (AFP) said there is no monitored sighting of an anti-ship ballistic test in the West Philippine...

Duterte recalls talk with China’s Xi: Oil exploration in WPS could mean ‘trouble’

Posted on Friday, 28 June 2019 03:00 PM | No Comments
MANILA, Philippines — President Rodrigo Duterte revealed what Chinese President Xi Jinping warned him of during their first meeting in 2016 about oil explorations in the West Philippine Sea or...

Duterte ‘disappointed’ over delay in crafting of COC – Palace

Posted on Monday, 24 June 2019 04:53 PM | No Comments
MANILA, Philippines — Presidential Spokesperson Salvador Panelo on Sunday (June 23) expressed President Rodrigo Duterte’s ‘concern and disappointment’ over delays in the crafting of the much-awaited Code of Conduct (COC)...

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...

China fronts maritime militia to propel interest in South China Sea – US Defense Report

Posted on Tuesday, 18 June 2019 07:12 PM | No Comments
MANILA, Philippines – The United States Defense Department in a report revealed that China has long been establishing its power and expanding its domain even as early as 2002. According...

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...

DND: Chinese ship hit, sank PH vessel in West PH Sea

Posted on Wednesday, 12 June 2019 06:51 PM | No Comments
MANILA, Philippines – The Department of National Defense (DND) on Wednesday revealed that a Philippine boat sank on Sunday night (June 9) following a collision with a Chinese vessel in...

PH, US, Japan and India navies sail for maritime cooperative activity

Posted on Friday, 10 May 2019 02:39 PM | No Comments
The Philippines, United States (US), Japan, and India navies sailed together in the South China Sea as part of the maritime cooperative activity. This is the first phase of the...

Senators: PH patrimonial assets not up for China loan collateral

Posted on Wednesday, 27 March 2019 07:10 PM | No Comments
MANILA, Philippines – Some senators believe that it is unlikely for the Philippines to default on its loans to China. This is following concerns raised by some groups that China...

Analyst: ICC case vs China’s Xi Jinping faces challenges

Posted on Friday, 22 March 2019 08:03 PM | No Comments
MANILA, Philippines – The complaint filed by two former high-ranking Philippine officials against Chinese President Xi Jinping before the International Criminal Court (ICC) is facing many challenges, a maritime law...