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    • Asean ministers decry Chinese reclamation 

      Ramos-Araneta, Macon (Manila Standard, February 7, 2018, on page A2)
      China’s continued reclamation in the South China Sea has eroded trust among claimants and could raise regional tensions, Southeast Asian foreign ministers said Tuesday. The ministers from the 10-nation Association of ...
    • At last, the only rational policy for our disputes in the Spratlys: Fortify our islands and reefs there! 

      Tiglao, Rigoberto (The Manila Times, June 1, 2018, on page A1-A6)
      The opposition’s allegation that President Duterte has been kowtowing to China on our territorial disputes is unadulterated hogwash, so grossly ignorant of what sovereignty in the South China Sea entails. After four ...
    • Can modern technology combat illegal fishing? 

      Conserva, Louine Hope (The Daily Guardian, August 1, 2017, on page 1-7)
      Modern technology could be an effective measure to regulate illegal fishing at the Visayan Sea. The strategy includes the establishment of 120 radar stations all over the country by the Bureau of Fisheries and Aquatic ...
    • Carpio book on sea row challenges China 

      Andrade, Jeannette I. (Philippine Daily Inquirer, May 6, 2017, on page A4)
      Supreme Court Senior Associate Justice Antonio Carpio has launched a book that says China’s claims to virtually the entire South China Sea are baseless and said he would make an electronic copy in Mandarin available on the ...
    • Carpio warns of China zone over Scarborough 

      Requejo, Rey; Araneta, Sandy (Manila Standard, March 20, 2017, on page A1-A2)
      A Magistrative on Sunday warned the government on China’s reported plan to install a radar station in the disputed Scarborough Shoal. Senior Justice Antonio Carpio said the installation of an environmental monitoring station ...
    • China admits disputed sea buildup 

      Reuters (Philippine Daily Inquirer, December 26, 2017, on page A7)
      China has "reasonably" expanded its islands in the disputed South China Sea and this year construction projects there including radar facilities covered about 290,000 square meters (29 hectares), according to a new government ...
    • China builds new military facilities on South China Sea islands 

      Reuters (Manila Bulletin, July 1, 2017, on page 12)
      China has built new military facilities on islands in the South China Sea, a U.S. think tank reported on Thursday, a move that could raise tensions with Washington, which has accused Beijing of militarizing the vital ...
    • China can deploy warplanes on artificial islands anytime 

      Reuters (The Philippine Star, March 29, 2017, on page 1-3)
      China appears to have largely completed major construction of military infrastructure on artificial islands it has built in the South China Sea and can now deploy combat planes and other military hardware there at any time, ...
    • China drives away US spy plane in South China Sea 

      Mabasa, Roy C. (Philippine Daily Inquirer, May 22, 2015, on page 1-9)
      The Chinese navy warned a US surveillance plane flying over artificial islands that Beijing is creating in the disputed South China Sea to leave the area eight times, according to CNN, which was on board the flight on ...
    • China extending reach in sea, says US admiral 

      Associated Press (AP) (Philippine Daily Inquirer, April 17, 2015, on page A8)
      The commander of US forces in the Pacific said Wednesday that major land reclamation by China a-at outpost in the south china sea could allow it to exert more influence over the contested area of deploy military asset such ...
    • China keeps building islands on disputed sea – report 

      Associated Press (AP) (Manila Bulletin, December 16, 2017, on page 1-4)
      Tensions over China’s island-building in the South China Sea may have eased in the past year, but Beijing has kept busy. New satellite imagery shows China has built infrastructure covering 72 acres (28 hectares) in the ...
    • China told to explain Scarborough radar plan 

      Fabunan, Sara Susanne (Manila Standard, March 23, 2017, on page A1-A2)
      Foreign Affairs on Wednesday confirmed it has filed another note verbale against China asking it to explain its plan to install a radar station in the resource-rich Panatag or Scarborough Shoal. Foreign Affairs spokesman ...
    • China urged to answer for ecological damage 

      Agence France-Presse (AFP) (Manila Standard, July 3, 2015, on page A4)
      Malacañang urged China on Thursday to take responsibility and answer for the impact of its reclamation activities in disputed waters in the West Philippine Sea in line with its agreement with the Association of Southeast ...
    • China's islets ready for arms 

      (Philippine Daily Inquirer, July 1, 2017, on page A2)
      Three of Beijing’s outposts on contested South China Sea reefs are close to being ready for the deployment of military assets including mobile missile launchers, a US think tank reported Thursday. Analyzing satellite ...
    • China: new satellite to protect its sea bases 

      Torres, Estrella; Nawal, Allan (Philippine Daily Inquirer, August 12, 2016, on page A11-A12)
      A newly launched satellite will help China protect its maritime interests, the official China Daily newspaper reported on Thursday, as Manila and Tokyo urged Beijing to respect maritime law and security, and the rule of ...
    • Coastal radars for 3 areas in WV to be installed soon 

      Conserva, Louine Hope (The Daily Guardian, October 4, 2016, on page 2)
      The Regional Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Council (RDRRMC-6) passed in July 2016 a resolution requesting the weather bureau to install coastal radars in Iloilo, Guimaras, and Bacolod to address issues of stranded ...
    • Drone proposed to fight illegal fishing 

      Alangilan, Renan (The Manila Times, September 27, 2017, on page A7)
      The Cebu Provincial Anti-Illegal Fishing Task Force has urged all local government units (LGUs) to acquire a drone to prevent rampant illegal fishing by commercial vessels especially in the northern part of the province. ...
    • Duterte’s ‘red lines’ in the West Philippine Sea 

      Heydarian, Richard J. (The Daily Guardian, June 5, 2018, on page 5)
      In a remarkable twist of events, the Rodrigo Duterte administration has, for the first time, sought to draw the line in the sands of the West Philippine Sea. This is a welcome development, though action speaks louder than ...
    • Esperon: PH can't stop China buildup on isles 

      Avendaño, Christine (Philippine Daily Inquirer, March 30, 2017, on page A2)
      The government is fully aware that China has nearly completed construction work on three Philippine-claimed reefs in the South China Sea but cannot do anything about it, National Security Adviser Hermogenes Esperon said ...
    • Japan protest Chinese Navy ship's provocation 

      Reuters (Philippine Daily Inquirer, February 7, 2013, on page A21)
      A Chinese navy vessel aimed a type of radar normally used to aim weapons at a target at a Japanese navy ship in the East China Sea, prompting Japan to protest, Japan’s defense minister said on Tuesday, an action that could ...