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    • 10 Chinese ships spotted in Panatag 

      Laude, Jaime (The Philippine Star, September 7, 2016, on page 1-8)
      Chinese ships spotted around Panatag (Scarborough) Shoal off the coast of Zambales last week have remained in the area based on an aerial monitoring over the shoal, according to an official. Defense Secretary Delfin Lorenzana ...
    • China builds ports, helipads on Spratly islands 

      Laude, Jaime (The Philippine Star, January 12, 2015, on page 1-11)
      China’s reef reclamation and development projects in the disputed Spratly islands in the West Philippine Sea last year have progressed by leaps and bounds, and security officials expect them to be turned into man-made ...
    • China ships still guard shoal as Pinoys return 

      Romero, Alexis; Lee-Brago, Pia (The Philippine Star, October 31, 2016, on page 1-4)
      Chinese Coast Guard ships are still guarding Panatag (Scarborough) Shoal, although they have allowed Filipinos to fish “unmolested” for the first time in years, Defense Secretary Delfin Lorenzana and National Security ...
    • Chinese ships still guarding Panatag 

      Quimundo, Tarra; Dizon, Nikko (Philippine Daily Inquirer, October 31, 2016, on page A19)
      Aerial surveillance shows Chinese Coast Guard ships are still guarding the disputed Scarborough Shoal, but Filipinos are seen fishing there “unmolested” for the first time in years, according to Defense Secretary Delfin ...
    • Heatwaves 'cook' Great Barrier Reef corals 

      Halton, Mary (Panay News, April 20, 2018, on page 12)
      Prolonged ocean warming events, known as marine heatwaves, take a significant toll on the complex ecosystem of the Great Barrier Reef. This occurs when the stress of elevated temperatures causes a breakdown of the coral's ...
    • Ilocos Norte and Sur post P2.8-B damage 

      Lazaro, Freddie (Manila Bulletin, August 29, 2015, on page 9)
      The damage caused by typhoon "Ineng" (international name: "Goni") in the two Ilocos provinces summed up to P2.8 billion as of yesterday. Latest figures reported by the Ilocos Norte Provincial Disaster Risk Reduction and ...
    • No stopping word war on territorial disputes 

      San Juan, Erick (Panay News, May 14, 2016, on page 9)
      In the two-day meeting of the G7 (United States, Britain, Canada, France, Germany, Italy, and Japan) recently in the Japanese city of Hiroshima, the group issued a joint statement saying: "We are concerned about the situation ...
    • Pinoys able to fish freely, undisturbed 

      Visperas, Eva; Laude, Jaime (The Philippine Star, October 30, 2016, on page 1-6)
      Fisherman Gilbert Baoya came home yesterday from a fishing trip to Panatag (Scarborough) Shoal off Zambales province with a substantial catch. Baoya and seven companions were able to drop nets at Panatag Shoal “freely and ...
    • Third of coral 'dead or dying' in parts of barrier reef 

      (The Manila Times, May 31, 2016, on page B7)
      At least 35 percent of corals in parts of Australia’s Great Barrier Reef are dead or dying from mass bleaching caused by global warming, scientists said Monday. The assessment was made following months of aerial and ...
    • UP expert fears misuse of Benham 

      Fabunan, Sara Susanne D. (Manila Standard, February 1, 2018, on page A1-A2)
      The Philippines officially allowed Chinese scientists to survey ocean currents in the country’s northeastern seaboard—but it is also possible for data gathered from a scientific expedition to be used for military purposes, ...
    • US Pacific chief to meet PH officials 

      Aurelio, Julie (Philippine Daily Inquirer, August 26, 2015, on page A7)
      The Commander of the United States Armed Forces in the Pacific is in the country for discussions amid China's expansion activities in the South China Sea. "The purpose is to discuss bilateral security concerns and gain a ...
    • US, PH verifying if Chinese have left disputed shoals 

      (Panay News, October 30, 2016, on page 14)
      The Philippines and the US are verifying if Chinese coast guard ships have indeed left a disputed shoal after President Rodrigo Duterte reached out to Beijing, allowing Filipino fishermen back to the rich fishing area that ...