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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 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
China trains fishing militia to venture into Spratlys
The fishing fleet based in this tiny port town on Hainan Island is getting everything from military training and subsidies to even fuel and ice as China creates an increasingly sophisticated fishing militia to sail into ...
- May 2, 2016
Fewer fishers going to Panatag
Fewer fishermen from the province of Zambales dare venture out into Panatag (Scarborough) Shoal, which is now being guarded by Chinese Coast Guard vessels, for fear that tension over conflicting territorial claims in the ...
- February 3, 2018
China sees bilateral deal with new PH President
China is looking forward to a bilateral settlement of the dispute in the South China Sea with new Philippine President, its envoy said on Thursday. Ambassador Zhao Jinhua expressed the hope that the new Philippine leader ...
- May 7, 2016
Top China envoy visits Hanoi amid sea row
China's top diplomat arrived in Vietnam on Monday for a scheduled meeting to strengthen historically close relations, at a time when ties are strained by squabbles over the South China Sea.
- June 28, 2016
It is possible that the seeming inconstancy in the Duterte approach to the territorial and maritime conflict in the South China Sea is strategic. What does it mean when one day he talks about shelving our claims aside in ...
- May 31, 2016
DFA: China gives 'no-build' assurance in sea row talks
China has assured the Philippines that it would refrain from conducting any activities on uninhabited areas in the West Philippine Sea, Foreign Secretary Alan Peter Cayetano said on Friday. Cayetano said the country had ...
- February 17, 2018
PH softness in sea dispute emboldens Chinese poachers
The administration’s “soft-landing” approach in dealing with the country’s maritime dispute might have emboldened Chinese fishermen to continue to fish without restrictions and interference in the West Philippine Sea, an ...
- March 26, 2018
PH decries China plans to fly planes from disputed islands
The Philippines on Saturday called for Chinese restraint in the South China Sea, describing as “provocative” China’s plan to start launching civilian flights to and from the contested Paracels within a year. “We reiterate ...
- March 13, 2016