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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...

Senators on West PH Sea collision: ‘A huge insult’ to Filipinos

Posted on Thursday, 13 June 2019 05:10 PM | No Comments
Several senators have condemned the reported collision of a Chinese vessel and a Filipino vessel on Sunday (June 9), deeming it ‘a huge insult’ to Filipinos. Sen. Joel Villanueva called...

Locsin files diplomatic protest vs China after West PH Sea collision

Posted on Thursday, 13 June 2019 01:38 PM | No Comments
The Department of Foreign Affairs (DFA) Secretary Teddy Locsin Jr. has filed a diplomatic protest against China after a collision with a Filipino vessel. READ: DND: Chinese ship hit, sank...

SC sets debates on Writ of Kalikasan for West PH Sea

Posted on Wednesday, 5 June 2019 12:50 AM | No Comments
MANILA, Philippines — The Supreme Court (SC) is set to hear on June 25 oral arguments on the petition urging the government to protect the West Philippine Sea from further...

Duterte, Xi agree to resolve sea dispute through bilateral talks

Posted on Friday, 26 April 2019 05:31 PM | No Comments
President Rodrigo Duterte and Chinese President Xi Jinping have agreed that the dispute over the resource-rich West Philippine Sea (South China Sea) could be managed through bilateral consultations, Malacañang said...

SWS: 4 of 10 Filipinos doubt China’s intention towards PH

Posted on Tuesday, 9 April 2019 05:55 PM | No Comments
MANILA, Philippines – A recent survey conducted by the Social Weather Stations (SWS) revealed that 4 out of 10 Filipinos do not believe that China’s intention towards the Philippines is...

Phl files diplomatic protest vs presence of Chinese vessels near Pagasa Island

Posted on Monday, 1 April 2019 05:46 PM | No Comments
MANILA, PHILIPPINES — The Malacañang shrugs off as “exaggerated” the reports that there are already 617 Chinese vessels circling the Pagasa Island. Presidential Spokesperson Salvador Panelo said that according to...

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...

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...

DND orders AFP to confirm reported harassment of Filipino fishermen near Pag-asa Island

Posted on Wednesday, 6 March 2019 05:48 PM | No Comments
Philippine Defense Secretary Delfin Lorenzana said on Wednesday he has already directed the military to validate the report on the alleged harassment of Filipino fishermen in sandbars near Pag-asa Island....