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China confirms end to shoal blockade
China has confirmed it is no longer driving away Filipino fishermen from Panatag (Scarborough) Shoal. Chinese foreign ministry spokeswoman Hua Chunying told reporters in Beijing her government made “proper arrangements” ...
- November 1, 2016
Finding life in the afterlife at coral reef cemetery
A year after Will and Daniel Payne lost their mom, and nearly two decades since their father's death, it was time to follow their wishes for the afterlife. As they board a boat with three generations of family, the brothers ...
- August 9, 2018
US defense chief seeks less contentious visit with Chinese
Defense Secretary Jim Mattis laid out plans for a less contentious, more open dialogue with Chinese leaders as he travels to Asia, less than a month after he slammed Beijing at an international conference for its militarization ...
- June 26, 2018
Starbucks ditches plastic straws
Starbucks, citing the environment threat to oceans, will ban plastic straws from all of its stores globally in less than two years. The company becomes the largest food and beverage company operating globally to do so. ...
- July 12, 2018
Duterte, Xi to work out joint oil exploration
Mr. Duterte then mentioned that it was important for people to see the benefit of the Philippines’ relationship with China, Cayetano said. China claims virtually the entire resource-rich South China Sea, including swaths ...
- April 13, 2018
DFA photos shows Sino building up reef on PH waters
China's reclamation of land on Mabini Reef (Johnson South Reef) in the West Philippine Sea is a progressive undertaking and is likely for military use, the Department of Foreign Affairs (DFA) said yesterday. Military ...
- May 16, 2014
Herring worth billions in export are seen floating dead in Kolgrafafjordur, a small flord on the northern part of Snaefellsnes Peninsula, west Iceland, for the second time in two months.
- February 7, 2013
Shark fin bans might not help sharks, scientists say
As lawmakers propose banning the sale of shark fins in the U.S., a pair of scientists is pushing back, saying the effort might actually harm attempts to conserve the marine predators. Democratic Sen. Cory Booker of New ...
- September 28, 2017
Chinese boats near PH isles a concern-US envoy
The presence of large numbers of Chinese vessels near islands and islets occupied by the Philippines is "a concern," a senior US defense official said on Friday. The Philippine government protested the Chinese ship movements ...
- April 6, 2019
Phl protects 'illegal' presence of Chinese ships around Pag-asa
With hundreds of Chinese vessels swarming around Pag-asa Island, the Department of Foreign Affairs (DFA) is calling China’s attention to their “illegal” presence and “clear violation” of Philippine sovereignty. “The presence ...
- April 5, 2019