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Pinoys now free to fish in Scarborough—Palace
Filipino fishermen are now be able to fish in the disputed Scarborough Shoal without being intercepted by Chinese Coast Guard vessels more than four years after the Chinese gained control of the area, Malacañang said Friday. ...
- October 29, 2016
‘Scarborough is ours’
President Rodrigo Duterte on Sunday said he made it clear to Chinese President Xi Jinping that Scarborough Shoal belongs to the Philippines, amid earlier reports that the issue was put on the backburner during his state ...
- October 24, 2016
Ruling over disputed sea handed down on Tuesday
The Permanent Court of Arbitration — the world’s oldest international arbitration tribunal—will issue a written decision at 11:00 a.m. (0900 GMT) after the Philippines challenged China’s claim over much of the strategic ...
- July 11, 2016
China seals area for war games
Beijing will close off access to part of the South China Sea for military drills, Chinese officials said Monday, after an international tribunal ruled against its sweeping claims in the waters. An area off the east coast ...
- July 19, 2016
Miriam hits complacency on sea dispute
Presidential candidate Senator Miriam Defensor Santiago on Thursday slammed the administration of President Benigno Aquino III for being complacent on the West Philippine Sea dispute, and for being confident that the ...
- March 4, 2016
Kerry: US avoiding maritime conflict
US Secretary of State John Kerry on Wednesday said Washington wants to avoid confrontation in the South China Sea, after meeting with Foreign Secretary Perfecto Yasay to discuss the Philippines’ victory over China before ...
- July 28, 2016