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PH fishers narrate Chinese hostility
A group of fishermen, who returned home to the fishing village of Cato in Infanta town on Monday, told village officials that they were struck with bottles hurled by Chinese coast guards who had chased them away from the ...
- March 22, 2016
China harassment of PH fishers stop, but occupation continues
Filipino fishermen venturing out to the Scarborough Shoal, a rich fishing ground some 200 kilometers from the coast of the province, are enjoying a respite from Chinese coast guard harassment, but the continued presence ...
- May 24, 2016
Subic fishers returning to Panatag
Unfazed by their recent encounter with Chinese Coast Guards, local fishermen said they are preparing to return to the Panatag Shoal to assert their right to fish. Fisherman Ronald Arciete, 31, said Chinese patrol boats ...
- March 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
Chinese coast guards share food with Filipino fishers
This was unthinkable months back: Chinese coast guards, who used to drive away Filipino fishermen, share their food and cigarettes with Filipinos fishing at Panatag Shoal last week. Chinese Coast Guard vessels approached ...
- November 2, 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
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
Filipino fishermen are back in Panatag
Filipino fishermen do not know for sure, but eight groups of fishermen from Zambales province entered Panatag Shoal on Wednesday without interference from the Chinese Coast Guard, which had been blockading the rich fishing ...
- October 28, 2016
Pinoys are like fish out of water at Panatag Shoal
Filipino fishermen have continued to sail back to this traditional fishing ground despite the presence of six Chinese Coast Guard vessels. China and the Philippines have reached a "friendly understanding," and Filipinos ...
- November 18, 2016