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PH troubled by China arms buildup in Spratlys
China’s recent installation of weapons on artificial islands in the disputed South China Sea was “very troubling,” Defense Secretary Delfin Lorenzana said on Tuesday, after Manila quietly protested Beijing’s activities. ...
- January 18, 2017
PH pushing for completion of SCS Code of Conduct at ASEAN summit
The Philippines is pushing for the completion of the framework for a Code of Conduct in the South China Sea (SCS) to ease the tension over clashing claims in the area during its chairmanship of the Association of Southeast ...
- January 6, 2017
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
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
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
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
Widodo visits disputed islands in message to China
Indonesia's president visited the Natuna Island aboard a warship yesterday, making a bold move to assert sovereignty over the area in the southern reaches of the South China Sea after Beijing stated its "overlapping claim" ...
- June 24, 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
No stopping word war on territorial disputes
In the two-day meeting of the G7 (United States, Britain, Canada, France, Germany, Italy, and Japan) recently in the Japanese city of Hiroshima, the group issued a joint statement saying: "We are concerned about the situation ...
- May 14, 2016