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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
China trains fishing militia to venture into Spratlys
The fishing fleet based in this tiny port town on Hainan Island is getting everything from military training and subsidies to even fuel and ice as China creates an increasingly sophisticated fishing militia to sail into ...
- May 2, 2016
Zambales fishermen favor strong President to end China's blockade
A 30-foot trawler named "Marvin" lies beached on a grass bank overlooking the South China Sea, idle since China's Coast Guard began driving away Philippine fishermen after a fierce standoff four years ago. Its 10-man crew ...
- May 7, 2016
China warns G7: stop hype on sea dispute
China has warned Japan, host of the Group of Seven (G7) summit, to stop hyping the territorial disputes in the South China Sea, saying the arbitration case brought by the Philippines is the root of the instability in the ...
- May 28, 2016
China to build on Panatag Shoal
China plans to build the first permanent structure on a South China Sea shoal at the heart of a territorial dispute with the Philippines, in a move likely to renew concerns over Beijing’s robust assertions of its claims ...
- March 18, 2017
China may allow Filipinos to fish in Panatag
China will consider giving Filipino fishermen conditional access to disputed waters in the South China Sea after the leaders of the two countries meet in Beijing this week, two Chinese sources with ties to the leadership ...
- October 19, 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
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
Fewer fishers going to Panatag
Fewer fishermen from the province of Zambales dare venture out into Panatag (Scarborough) Shoal, which is now being guarded by Chinese Coast Guard vessels, for fear that tension over conflicting territorial claims in the ...
- February 3, 2018
US warship sails near disputed isle
A US Navy warship sailed close to a disputed reef in the South China Sea on Tuesday, a US Department of Defence official said, days after China warned criticism of its claims in the crucial waterway would rebound like a ...
- May 11, 2016