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Abad's wife vows to block Taiwan fish pact
Deputy Speaker Henedina Abad of Batanes, wife of Budget Secretary Florencio Abad, has vowed to block any fishing agreement between the Philippines and Taiwan unless the Aquino administration will earmark funding for strict ...
- August 13, 2013
Philippines rejects Chinese sea patrol
The Philippine government expressed its objection to China’s plan to intensify patrols on the contested islands and waters in the West Philippine Sea (South China Sea). Raul Hernandez, spokesman of the department of foreign ...
- February 28, 2013
Vietnam, Beijing set up fishery hotline
China and Vietnam have agreed to set up a hotline to resolve disputes in the South China Sea, where clashes between fishermen have stoked tensions between the countries, state media reported on Thursday. The agreement was ...
- June 21, 2013
China to patrol disputed sea
China will conduct its "routine" fishery patrols in the disputed Kalayaan (Spratly) Islands and Panatag (Scarborough) Shoal in the West Philippine Sea (South China Sea) amid tensions with its neighbors over the ownership ...
- February 26, 2013