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China ships still guard shoal as Pinoys return
Chinese Coast Guard ships are still guarding Panatag (Scarborough) Shoal, although they have allowed Filipinos to fish “unmolested” for the first time in years, Defense Secretary Delfin Lorenzana and National Security ...
- October 31, 2016
Pinoys able to fish freely, undisturbed
Fisherman Gilbert Baoya came home yesterday from a fishing trip to Panatag (Scarborough) Shoal off Zambales province with a substantial catch. Baoya and seven companions were able to drop nets at Panatag Shoal “freely and ...
- October 30, 2016
No word on Panatag fishermen
It was supposed to be a centerpiece of his mission: President Duterte had said he wanted China to stop preventing Filipinos from fishing in Panatag or Scarborough Shoal. But Duterte and his Chinese counterpart Xi Jinping ...
- October 21, 2016
US to China: Return our underwater drone
The Pentagon on Friday demanded the return of an unmanned US underwater vehicle (UUV) which China seized in the South China Sea about 50 miles northwest of Subic Bay. Pentagon spokesman Peter Cook said the UUV was unlawfully ...
- December 18, 2016
US raises no objection over China aircraft carrier drill
The United States says China has the right to sail in international waters after a Chinese aircraft carrier cruised past Taiwan and into the contested South China Sea. Taiwan's Defense Ministry reported Monday that the ...
- December 29, 2016
China confirms end to shoal blockade
China has confirmed it is no longer driving away Filipino fishermen from Panatag (Scarborough) Shoal. Chinese foreign ministry spokeswoman Hua Chunying told reporters in Beijing her government made “proper arrangements” ...
- November 1, 2016