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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
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
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
What exactly did we win? ask fishermen
Like most fishermen in the seaside village of Cato here, Joseph Daroca was not aware that the Philippines had filed a case against China over the maritime dispute in the West Philippine Sea. When told that the UN-backed ...
- July 14, 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
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 happy with UN ruling
Fishermen from this province who filed a complaint in the United Nations to stop Chinese intrusions into the disputed West Philippine Sea are happy over the arbitration tribunal’s assertion that it has jurisdiction over ...
- October 31, 2015
Displaced fishermen can hardly cope with shoal conflict
Fisherman Mario Forones has been spending most of his time tending to his stall at the fish market here. Forones, 55, used to be an operator of three fishing boats that ventured out into the disputed Scarborough Shoal. ...
- July 26, 2016
Palace welcomes int'l effort on China sea row
Malacañang yesterday welcomed greater international participation to peacefully resolve maritime disputes in the South China Sea, especially with Beijing’s ongoing reclamation activities. Deputy presidential spokesperson ...
- May 16, 2015
Are we China's slaves? Filipino fishermen ask
A video report that showed Filipino fishermen watching helplessly as Chinese Coast Guard personnel seized part of their catch at Panatag (Scarborough) Shoal should move the government to file a protest with Beijing or even ...
- June 9, 2018