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Posts Tagged ‘territorial dispute’

22 Filipino crew in Recto Bank collision on their way home

Posted on Friday, 14 June 2019 03:25 PM | No Comments
The 22 crew of the Filipino fishing boat that was allegedly hit by a Chinese ship near Recto Bank in the West Philippine Sea are on their way home to...

Ex-senator Biazon sees lack of government action over protection of PHL rights in WPS

Posted on Monday, 19 February 2018 10:10 PM | No Comments
MANILA, Philippines — Former Senator Rodolfo Biazon believes everything will be put to waste if the Philippine government fails to defend its previous stance on the issue of the territorial dispute...

Philippine fishermen put Duterte diplomacy to test, visit disputed shoal

Posted on Thursday, 3 November 2016 10:48 AM | No Comments
  On his first voyage as captain, Philippine fisherman Joel Banila was more worried about being battered by Chinese coastguard ships than he was about the impending storm on the...

PCG reminds fishermen to be cautious in Bajo de Masinloc

Posted on Wednesday, 2 November 2016 11:51 AM | No Comments
  The Philippine Coast Guard (PCG) confirmed they have not deployed PCG vessels to Bajo de Masinloc since before the state visit of President Rodrigo Duterte to China. This is...

Filipino fishermen return to Scarborough shoal without interceptions

Posted on Friday, 28 October 2016 07:26 PM | No Comments
  Filipino fishermen are delighted to hear the news that the Chinese coast guard is no longer intercepting the trawlers from Zambales who enter the Scarborough shoal. “It’s okay now....

Duterte on China visit: There will be no bargaining of territories

Posted on Monday, 17 October 2016 10:31 AM | No Comments
  MANILA, Philippines — President Rodrigo Duterte does not oppose Supreme Court Associate Justice Antonio Carpio’s statement that the president may possibly be impeached if he turns over Scarborough Shoal...

‘New turning point’ for ties, China tells Philippines visitors

Posted on Wednesday, 14 September 2016 05:45 PM | No Comments
  Relations between China and the Philippines are at a turning point, a top Chinese diplomat has told a visiting Philippine delegation, adding that China hopes the Philippines can handle...

Philippines says it rejected China’s offer of talks on South China Sea

Posted on Wednesday, 20 July 2016 06:57 AM | No Comments
The Philippines has turned down a Chinese proposal to start bilateral talks on their South China Sea dispute, its foreign minister said on Tuesday, because of Beijing’s pre-condition of not...

China says has right to set up air defense zone in South China Sea

Posted on Wednesday, 13 July 2016 05:22 PM | No Comments
China has the right to set up an air defense zone in the South China Sea, but this will depend on the level of threats faced, China’s Vice Foreign Minister...

China says Philippines claims in South China Sea are ‘baseless’

Posted on Wednesday, 13 July 2016 05:11 PM | No Comments
The Philippines claims of sovereignty in the South China Sea are “baseless” and Chinese fishing boats have been harassed and attacked by the Philippines around the Spratly Islands, the Chinese...