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    • 7 in 10 Pinoys want Duterte to assert PH rights in S' China Sea 

      Montemayor, Jocelyn; Hachero, Ashzel (Malaya, July 13, 2018, on page B1-B6)
      Seven out of 10 Filipinos believe President Duterte and his administration should assert the Philippines' sovereignty conducted by the Pulse Asia survey showed. The survey, which involved 1,800 adult respondents nationwide, ...
    • Arroyo blames Aquino for Chinese activity in SCS 

      Vigilia, Wendell; Reyes, Victor; Hachero, Ashzel (Malaya, April 21, 2017, on page B1-B6)
      Rep. Gloria Arroyo (Lakas-CMD, Pampanga) yesterday said China’s island-building in the West Philippine Sea or South China Sea (SCS) did not happen during her administration but during the time of her successor, Benigno S. ...
    • Carpio wants stronger stance on Panatag Shoal 

      Hachero, Ashzel (Malaya, March 21, 2017, on page B1-B6)
      Supreme Court Senior Associate Antonio Carpio yesterday said President Duterte should avoid making statements that tend to waive the country's sovereignty in the West Philippine Sea in the face of reports that China is ...
    • Carpio: China can't use force vs PH arbitral petition 

      Hachero, Ashzel (Malaya, June 26, 2015, on page B6)
      Supreme Court Senior Associate Justice Antonio Carpio yesterday dismissed the warning of UP Law professor Harry Roque that China might resort to military and law enforcement activities if the Philippines asked for the ...
    • China putting up new structures in Spratlys; it's ours, says Beijing 

      Reyes, Victor; Hachero, Ashzel (Malaya, May 15, 2014, on page A13-B6)
      The Department of National Defense yesterday said China has been putting new structures at Johnson South Reef or Mabini Reef in the Spratlys. It is known by the Chinese as Chigua. This activity contravenes the spirit of ...
    • China recognizes PH rights over Benham Rise 

      Hachero, Ashzel; Lopez, JP; Vigilia, Wendell (Malaya, March 16, 2017, on page B1-B6)
      Acting Foreign Affairs Secretary Enrique Manalo yesterday said China has sent word recognizing Philippine sovereignty over the 13-million hectare Benham Rise and it is not going to claim ownership of the undersea region ...
    • China starts dredging another reef: military 

      Hachero, Ashzel; Reyes, Victor (Malaya, February 6, 2015, on page B6)
      China has started dredging around the disputed Mischief Reef in the South China Sea, a Philippine navy commander said on Thursday, signaling Beijing may be preparing to expand its facilities in the area. Rear Admiral ...
    • China wants PH to ignore ruling of arbitration court 

      Montemayor, Jocelyn; Hachero, Ashzel (Malaya, September 12, 2019, on page B1-B3)
      President Duterte said the 2016 ruling of the Permanent Court of Arbitration which favored the Philippines in its territorial dispute with China should be "ignored" and set aside if the two countries will pursue a joint ...
    • DFA: China denies harassing Pinoy fishers 

      Hachero, Ashzel; Reyes, Victor (Malaya, May 3, 2017, on page B6)
      The Department of Foreign Affairs yesterday said China belied reports its forces were involved in the reported harassment of Filipino fishermen near Union Bank, also known as Pagkakaisa Bank, in the South China Sea. “We ...
    • Duterte: dialogue only way to deal with Beijing 

      Montemayor, Jocelyn; Hachero, Ashzel (Malaya, April 28, 2017, on page B1-B6)
      President Duterte yesterday said he would not mention the ruling of the arbitral court on the South China Sea dispute when he addresses leaders of the Association of Southeast Asian Nation (Asean) on Saturday. He said it ...
    • Duterte: No fishing in PH Rise or there will be war 

      Montemayor, Jocelyn; Hachero, Ashzel (Malaya, March 1, 2018, on page B1-B6)
      President Duterte yesterday warned that war could break out any group, especially foreigners, would conduct research explorations and fishing activities within the Philippine Rise without the Philippine government's ...
    • Malay officials, private resorts indicated for Boracay water crisis 

      Hachero, Ashzel (Malaya, July 20, 2018, on page B3)
      The National Bureau of Investigation (NBI) yesterday filed criminal charges against Malay, Aklan town Mayor Ceriron Cawaling, local officials and private corporations before the Department of Justice (DOJ) in relation to ...
    • No fish story in Abalos wanting to go to Taiwan 

      Hachero, Ashzel (Malaya, October 25, 2012, on page B2)
      Former Commission on Elections chairman Benjamin Abalos Sr. yesterday asked two Pasay City courts handling the electoral sabotage charges against him for permission to be allowed to travel to Taiwan for four days next ...
    • Note verbale sent to China, says Yasay 

      Hachero, Ashzel; Montemayor, Jocelyn; Reyes, Victor (Malaya, January 18, 2017, on page B1-B6)
      Foreign Affairs Secretary Perfecto Yasay Jr. yesterday said the Philippines has filed sent diplomatic notes to China to seek clarification on several issues, including the installation of anti-aircraft and anti-missile ...
    • Panelo tells Chinese ships to go away 

      Montemayor, Jocelyn; Hachero, Ashzel; Reye, Victor (Malaya, April 11, 2019, on page B5)
      Chief Presidential Legal Counsel Salvador Panelo yesterday said Chinese vessels have no business staying around Philippine-occupied islands in the West Philippine Sea/South China Sea and should leave. "If they continue to ...
    • PH doing reclamation at WPS, says think tank 

      Reyes, Victor; Hachero, Ashzel (Malaya, February 8, 2019, on page B1-B3)
      Washington-based think tank Asia Maritime Transparency Initiative (AMTI) yesterday said the Philippines is not just building a beaching ramp but is also reclaiming land at the Pag-asa Island in the West Philippine Sea. In ...
    • PH urges arbitral panel to intervene in China dispute 

      Montemayor, Jocelyn; Hachero, Ashzel (Malaya, July 9, 2015, on page B1)
      The Philippines argued at a closed hearing on Tuesday that an international court should intervene in its dispute with China over the right to exploit natural resources and fish in the South China Sea. Although China has ...
    • PH, China to discuss joint exploration next month 

      Hachero, Ashzel (Malaya, January 16, 2018, on page B2)
      Foreign Affairs Secretary Alan Peter Cayetano yesterday told critics of President Duterte's move to allow China to explore the Philippine Rise and let the militarization of Fiery Cross Reef pass to take a look at the larger ...
    • US envoy: China, not US, to blame for WPS tension 

      Hachero, Ashzel (Malaya, December 20, 2018, on page B6)
      US Ambassador Sung Kim said Beijing, not Washington, is to blame for the militarization of the West Philippine Sea. Ki made the remark in response to a request for comment on President Duterte's statement that Washington ...
    • US stand on China worries Lorenzana 

      Reyes, Victor; Hachero, Ashzel (Malaya, January 27, 2017, on page B2)
      Defense Secretary Delfin yesterday Lorenzana said he is concerned about the pronouncement of the Trump administration that the US will prevent China from taking over territory in international waters in the South China ...