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Salvage of US Navy ship to start
The US Navy minesweeper USS Guardian, which is stuck in the Tubbataha Reef in Palawan, will be “chopped up” beginning Monday, a ranking Philippine Coast Guard (PCG) officer said on Saturday. PCG Palawan District commander ...
- February 17, 2013
UN backs peaceful solution to sea row
The United Nations has reiterated its support for a peaceful settlement of the protracted dispute between the Philippines and China over the West Philippine Sea (South China Sea), the Department of Foreign Affairs (DFA) ...
- February 22, 2013
PH to press UN case on disputed sea despite China rejection
The arbitration proceedings that the Philippines has initiated before the United Nations (UN) against China to nullify the latter's "excessive" claims in the West Philippine Sea (South China Sea) will not stop despite ...
- February 21, 2013
China rejects UN mediation of sea dispute
China says it has rejected the Philippines’ attempt to seek international arbitration over conflicting claims to territory in the South China Sea (West Philippine Sea). Foreign Ministry spokesperson Hong Lei said Tuesday ...
- February 20, 2013
Chinese warships enter West Philippine Sea
Chinese naval vessels entered Philippine waters on Feb. 1 amid efforts by the Philippines to peacefully resolve its territorial dispute with China in the West Philippine Sea through arbitration in the United Nations. China’s ...
- February 5, 2013
PH slams patrols Sino fishers
The Philippines yesterday denounced China’s announced fishery patrols in the Spratlys group of islands, as it asserted its sovereignty over its established maritime boundaries in the disputed West Philippine Sea (South ...
- February 27, 2013