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Lorenzana also changes tune, hits China's Spratlys claim
China has been relying on an “imagined historical claim” over the West Philippine Sea (South China Sea), Defense Secretary Delfin Lorenzana said on Sunday, as he also stepped up his rhetoric against Beijing. This was after ...
- April 15, 2019
PH protects Chinese fishing at Panatag
The Foreign Affairs department has formally protested China’s reported mass harvesting of giant clams at the disputed Panatag (Scarborough) Shoal, which Malacañang on Tuesday called as an “affront” to the Philippines. A ...
- April 17, 2019
Chinese presence near island 'illegal'
The Department of Foreign Affairs (DFA) on Wednesday declared the presence of Chinese vessels near Pag-asa (Thitu) Island in the Kalayaan Island Group “illegal.” The DFA said Pag-asa Island is part of the Kalayaan or Spratly ...
- April 5, 2019
Duterte won't summon Chinese envoy
President Rodrigo Duterte is not inclined to ask Chinese Ambassador to the Philippines Zhao Jinhua to shed light on the sinking of a Filipino fishing boat in disputed waters, Malacañang said on Tuesday. Palace spokesman ...
- June 19, 2019
PH could cut ties with China – Palace
The Philippines would not hesitate to sever diplomatic ties with China if the sinking of a Filipino fishing boat in disputed waters earlier this week turned out to be intentional, Malacañang said on Thursday. “We would cut ...
- June 14, 2019
Pinoy vessel sinks after collision with Chinese boat
A Filipino fishing boat sank last Sunday after being hit by a Chinese vessel near the disputed Recto (Reed) Bank in the West Philippine (South China) Sea, Defense Secretary Delfin Lorenzana announced on Wednesday. No lives ...
- June 13, 2019