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    • 2 former PH officials sue China leader before ICC 

      Requejo, Rey E. (Manila Standard, March 22, 2019, on page A1-A2)
      Former government officials accused Chinese President Xi Jingping of crimes against humanity for his actions in the South China Sea, bringing their complaint to the International Criminal Court on March 15, just two days ...
    • 200 Chinese vessels remain in WPS—intel firm; PH sets another sea drill 

      Requejo, Rey E. (Manila Standard, May 7, 2021, on page A1-A2)
      A geospatial intelligence firm on Thursday revealed that some 200 Chinese ships are still moored in the West Philippine Sea as the Philippine Coast Guard announced it will hold the second leg of its joint maritime exercise ...
    • Aquino blamed for China militarization in SCS 

      Barcelo, Vito (Manila Standard, June 26, 2018, on page A2)
      Malacañang on Monday continued to blame the “militarization” of the South China Sea on former President Benigno Aquino III as it defended President Rodrigo Duterte’s decision to be friendly with China to resolve the dispute ...
    • Australia weights in on Chinese boats' intrusion 

      Requejo, Rey E. (Manila Standard, March 25, 2021, on page A1-A2)
      Australia on Wednesday joined the United States and Japan in expressing concern over Chinese incursions in the West Philippine Sea after Manila protested the presence of more than 200 Chinese vessels moored near the Julian ...
    • Benham gets renamed; Beijing sidesteps threat 

      Bencito, John Paolo; Fabunan, Sara Susanne; Araneta, Macon Ramos (Manila Standard, May 23, 2017, on page A2)
      President Rodrigo Duterte has signed an executive order officially renaming Benham Rise to “Philippine Rise” to use the resource-rich territory off the coast of Aurora province. He signed Executive Order 25 on May 16 ...
    • Benham on the rise 

      Robles, Jojo (Manila Standard, March 15, 2017, on page A4-A5)
      Supreme Court Senior Associate Justice Antonio Carpio explained that the Philippines enjoys sovereign rights but does not have sovereignty over the plateau, which is believed to hold huge amounts of minerals and oil, apart ...
    • 'Boat ramming': Chinese told to pay P12m to Pinoy fishermen 

      Requejo, Rey E. (Manila Standard, September 18, 2020, on page A1-A2)
      Justice Secretary Menardo Guevarra has said the Chinese government will have to pay P12 million the 22 fishermen and owner of M/V Gem-Ver rammed by a Chinese fishing vessel off Recto Bank on June 9 last year. Citing a ...
    • ‘Bring China to court’: Carpio prods Philippines to protest Sino bullying of Pinoy fishermen 

      Barcelo, Vito; Cruz, Maricel V. (Manila Standard, June 9, 2018, on page A1-A2)
      Acting Chief Justice Antonio Carpio on Friday said the Philippines could use video of the Chinese Coast Guard apparently raiding Filipino fishermen’s catch in Scarborough Shoal, inside the country’s exclusive economic zone, ...
    • Captain frets over Rody's quip 

      Ramos-Araneta, Macon; Mariano, Nat (Manila Standard, June 19, 2019, on page A1-A2)
      The captain of the Philippine fishing boat that was rammed and sunk by a Chinese vessel in Recto Bank said Tuesday he was saddened by President Rodrigo Duterte’s description of the incident as “a little maritime accident.” ...
    • Carpio warns of China zone over Scarborough 

      Requejo, Rey; Araneta, Sandy (Manila Standard, March 20, 2017, on page A1-A2)
      A Magistrative on Sunday warned the government on China’s reported plan to install a radar station in the disputed Scarborough Shoal. Senior Justice Antonio Carpio said the installation of an environmental monitoring station ...
    • Carpio won't back down stand vs china 

      Requejo, Rey (Manila Standard, October 23, 2018, on page A3)
      Acting Chief Justice Antonio Carpio will not change his strong stance on the country’s sovereignty over the West Philippine Sea in his bid for the most coveted post in the judiciary. Carpio, one of the five most senior ...
    • China accosts US plane flying over disputed sea 

      Barcelo, Vito (Manila Standard, May 22, 2015, on page A2)
      A US surveillance plane was warned eight times by the Chinese Navy against flying over the contested West Philippine Sea on Wednesday, CNN Philippines said in an exclusive report. A CNN team led by senior correspondent Jim ...
    • China builds maritime rescue hub; PH unfazed 

      Mariano, Nat (Manila Standard, January 31, 2019, on page A1-A2)
      China has established a “maritime rescue center” in the West Philippine Sea, the state-run Xinhua News Agency said Wednesday. The rescue center was opened Tuesday in Fiery Cross Reef or Kagitingan Reef, one of the ...
    • China builds military-grade runway in West PH Sea 

      Ortuoste, Jenny (Manila Standard, April 19, 2018, on page A4-A5)
      Aerial photographs show an increase in Chinese military infrastructure in the West Philippine Sea, and as a threat upon our sovereignty it is most alarming. Some of the photos show a military-grade runway and Chinese ...
    • China claims PH deal on sea issue 

      Barcelo, Vito; Cruz, Maricel V.; Macon-Araneta, Macon (Manila Standard, May 12, 2021, on page A1-A2)
      China on Tuesday bared a consensus has already been reached with the Philippines to “properly and peacefully handle” issues on maritime disputes in the South China Sea disputes through "dialogue and negotiation." When asked ...
    • China defends Coast Guard law 

      Requejo, Rey E.; Barcelo, Vito; Cruz, Maricel V. (Manila Standard, February 2, 2021, on page A2)
      The Chinese Embassy in Manila on Monday said China's new law authorizing its Coast Guard to shoot foreign vessels sailing through its claimed areas in the disputed South China Sea conforms with international law. The embassy ...
    • China destroyed $100m in reclamation, DFA says 

      Barcelo, Vito; Cruz, Maricel V. (Manila Standard, April 15, 2015, on page A4)
      The Philippines on Monday slammed China’s massive reclamation activities which are causing irreversible and widespread damage to the biodiversity and ecological balance of the South China Sea and West Philippine Sea. The ...
    • 'China fired flares at PH sea patrols in June' 

      (Manila Standard, August 21, 2021, on page A2)
      China has fired flares to repel Philippine patrol ships in the West Philippine Sea on at least five instances in June, the military’s Western Mindanao Command said Friday. WestMinCom’s Lt. Col. Bill Pasia, in an online ...
    • China is a true friend—envoy: Ambassador: Other nations trying to ‘sow discord’ using sea dispute 

      Casas, Willie; Cruz, Maricel (Manila Standard, May 2, 2021, on page A1)
      Chinese Ambassador Huang Xilian has cautioned against countries trying to drive a wedge between Manila and Beijing using the territorial disputes in the South China Sea. Huang said China is a true friend of the Philippines ...
    • China marks all over SCS': Online news service bares Chinese massive claims on disputed areas 

      Cruz, Maricel V.; Araja, Rio N. (Manila Standard, April 16, 2021, on page A1-A2)
      China has registered trademarks over hundreds of land features scattered throughout the South China Sea, a move opposed by other claimants to the disputed waters, BenarNews, a Washington-based online news service, reported ...