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G7 sends strong message to china
With a keen eye on the Philippines’ legal battle with China over territory in the South China Sea, the leaders of the Group of Seven (G7) advanced democracies have agreed to send a strong message on the importance of ...
- May 28, 2016
Filipino fishers back from Panatag Shoal with big catch
After being chased away by a Chinese Coast Guard vessel from the Scarborough Shoal days earlier, fisherman Gil Bauya and his crew of eight were sailing home when they passed a fishing boat anchored off the rich fishing ...
- October 30, 2016
Duterte open to war games with China, Russia
President Duterte said he is open to joint military exercises with China and Russia, and reiterated he will no longer allow war games with the US. Duterte made the remarks in an interview broadcast yesterday with Hong ...
- October 18, 2016
Australia, Indonesia mull joint South China Sea patrols
Australia is considering joint patrols with Indonesia in the disputed South China Sea, Foreign Minister Julie Bishop said Tuesday, in a move set to irk Beijing. The possibility was raised by Jakarta during meetings between ...
- November 2, 2016
PH Fishing still uncertain, says expert
Without a written agreement between President Duterte and Chinese President Xi Jinping, it is uncertain how long Filipinos can fish at Panatag Shoal unhindered by China, a maritime law and security expert said on Tuesday. ...
- November 2, 2016
Phl informs US: no more joint sea patrols
The Philippines has officially informed the United States it had suspended joint patrols in the South China Sea with its long-time ally, following the orders from President Duterte. "They have been suspended for the time ...
- October 8, 2016
China militarizes South China Sea
China appears to have installed weapons, including anti-aircraft and anti-missile systems, on all seven of the artificial islands it has built in the South China Sea, a U.S. think tank reported, citing new satellite imagery. ...
- December 16, 2016
Vietnam activists thank Philippines
Activists in Vietnam held a brief rally outside the Philippine Embassy in Hanoi Sunday, holding up a banner that said “Thank you Philippines. You have a brave government.” The group was part of demonstrations in the ...
- July 18, 2016
World's nations meet in Paris to rescue ocean life this time
It took a decade to get to the negotiating table, and it could easily take another to finish the job, but UN talks in New York to safeguard life in the high seas finally begin in earnest on Monday (March 28).
- March 28, 2016
China turns on lighthouse atop reef
China has expanded its presence in the contested South China Sea by switching on a lighthouse atop a reconstructed reef also claimed by Vietnam and the Philippines, state media said. The 55-meter-high (180-foot) facility ...
- April 7, 2016