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    • 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 ...
    • 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 twists Locsin: Mind your manners 

      Requejo, Rey E.; Barcelo, Vito; Ramos-Araneta, Macon (Manila Standard, May 5, 2021, on page A1-A2)
      The Chinese foreign ministry rebuked Foreign Affairs Secretary Teodoro Locsin, Jr. on Tuesday, telling him to mind his manners and act in a way that suited his status despite the simmering issues between the countries in ...
    • DFA fires off protest vs. 220 Chinese vessels' presence off Palawan 

      Requejo, Rey E. (Manila Standard, March 22, 2021, on page A1-A2)
      More than 200 Chinese fishing vessels believed to be crewed by militia have been spotted “in line formation” near a disputed reef west of Palawan Island, the National Task Force on the West Philippine Sea (NTF-WPS) said, ...
    • EU opposes unilateral action in S. China Sea 

      (Manila Standard, April 25, 2021, on page A1)
      The European Union (EU) on Saturday opposed any unilateral actions in the South China Sea (SCS) as it cited the recent swarming of Chinese vessels at the Julian Felipe Reef, an area located within the Philippine exclusive ...
    • From bogeyman to coup plot 

      Laurel, Herman Tiu (Manila Standard, April 28, 2021, on page B1)
      There were several stages of the news spin: it started with the original fake news that tagged the Chinese fishing boats as “CMM” (Chinese Maritime Militia) and continued until the wind-down of the entire agit-prop (agitation ...
    • Palace talks tough to China: Panelo warns of 'unwanted hostilities' over Chinese boats' incursions 

      Barcelo, Vito; Requejo, Rey E. (Manila Standard, April 6, 2021, on page A1-A2)
      President Rodrigo Duterte’s chief legal counsel criticized China Monday for the continued presence of Chinese ships in the Julian Felipe (Whitsun) Reef, warning that the territorial incursion could damage ties and lead to ...