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Japan offers PH help in sea row
Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe on congratulated President-elect Rodrigo Duterte for his victory as he urged the incoming president to push for multilateral talks in settling the territorial disputes in the South China Sea.
- June 4, 2016
Back to the 'boro'
The “boro,” as Filipino fishermen call it, is back. And hundreds of them have happily returned to their old, rich fishing grounds, coming home with their outrigger boats groaning with the weight of their bountiful catch. ...
- November 1, 2016
Sino poachers kill coral reefs
Chinese poachers are using the propellers of their boats to destroy coral reefs at the disputed islands Spratlys and Pag-asa, marine biologist John McManus said, but no comment has been made by the foreign affairs department. ...
- September 24, 2016
Obama warns China: tensions rise over world tribunal's maritime ruling
US President Barack Obama warned Beijing Thursday it could not ignore a tribunal's ruling rejecting its sweeping claims to the South China Sea, driving tensions higher in a territorial row that threatens regional security. ...
- September 9, 2016
PH turn Scarborough into a 'no- fishing zone'
PRESIDENT Rodrigo Duterte will soon issue an executive order making the lagoon portion of Scarborough Shoal a “marine sanctuary and no-fishing zone,” which is now being guarded by Chinese Coast Guard ships, officials said ...
- November 22, 2016
NSC meets today amid sea dispute
President Rodrigo Duterte will convene the 35-member National Security Council today to discuss the pressing issues facing the country before a delegation led by former President Fidel Ramos faces Beijing for talks over ...
- July 27, 2016
Kerry: US avoiding maritime conflict
US Secretary of State John Kerry on Wednesday said Washington wants to avoid confrontation in the South China Sea, after meeting with Foreign Secretary Perfecto Yasay to discuss the Philippines’ victory over China before ...
- July 28, 2016
Isolate- China bid gains steam
The Philippines will urge all claimant countries to isolate China by declaring their own claims in the South China Sea as protected areas to the United Nations Convention on the Law of the Sea, an official said Friday. ...
- August 13, 2016