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Rody's 'friendship'—and PH's territorial row—with China
Filipino fishermen have been the subject of harassment and intimidation by the Chinese since the dispute over the West Philippine Sea erupted. This bullying by the Chinese should stop. Now that President Duterte has ...
- October 5, 2016
'We are happy to be back, Panatag should be open to all'
The waters inside the shoal are calm, betraying the tension between Filipino fishermen and Chinese coast guards. Small fishing boats can sail inside the shoal, but anything bigger is barred by the crew of a Chinese Coast ...
- November 6, 2016
It is possible that the seeming inconstancy in the Duterte approach to the territorial and maritime conflict in the South China Sea is strategic. What does it mean when one day he talks about shelving our claims aside in ...
- May 31, 2016
De Lima tell DU30: be careful with statements on sea row
Sen. Leila de Lima on Thursday called on President Duterte to be careful with his statements about unresolved disputes in the South China Sea, saying his recent remarks viewed as friendly to China tended to undermine ...
- October 28, 2016
China stand on sea row stays, say analysts
Security analysts expect China to continue building its “great wall” in the South China Sea despite the Philippines’ friendliness under President Duterte and Chinese talk of giving Filipino fishermen conditional access to ...
- October 24, 2016
China offers aquaculture, but fishers won’t bite
The head of a fisherman’s group here likened to a “lollipop” being offered to appease a crying child a Chinese government offer to bring fish-growing technology to local fishermen displaced by a territorial row over ...
- November 14, 2016
Panatag still no-fish zone
Chinese Coast Guard vessels drove Filipino fishermen from the disputed Scarborough Shoal last week in defiance of a UN-backed court’s ruling and just days before President Duterte’s fence-mending visit to China. “What ...
- October 12, 2016
What exactly did we win? ask fishermen
Like most fishermen in the seaside village of Cato here, Joseph Daroca was not aware that the Philippines had filed a case against China over the maritime dispute in the West Philippine Sea. When told that the UN-backed ...
- July 14, 2016
Waiting for UN ruling, PH fishers turn jittery
The long wait for a United Nations tribunal ruling on the maritime row between the Philippines and China over the West Philippine Sea has made local fishermen jittery. The fishermen, who were driven away by Chinese coast ...
- June 30, 2016
Fishermen won't join sea militia
Fishermen in this coastal town are rejecting the idea of being deputized to form a National Task Force for the West Philippine Sea, saying it is the government's responsibility to protect them from China's intrusion.
- June 28, 2016