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BI to hire personnel to guard seaports
The Bureau of Immigration will hire new personnel to man rebel-infested seaports and stations in Mindanao to help thwart the entry of illegal aliens, including foreign terrorists, via the backdoor. Immigration Commissioner ...
- June 27, 2017
Asean heads fret over sea conflicts
Leaders of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations expressed concerns over the escalation of tension in the South China Sea, but made no mention of the landmark arbitral ruling that the Philippines won against Beijing, ...
- April 27, 2017
Japan offers PH help in sea row
Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe on congratulated President-elect Rodrigo Duterte for his victory as he urged the incoming president to push for multilateral talks in settling the territorial disputes in the South China Sea.
- June 4, 2016
PH insists on sea code, China calls for dialog
Despite China’s call for a peaceful dialogue to resolve the territorial dispute in the South China Sea, the Philippines will continue to push for the legally binding Code of Conduct on the South China Sea between the Asean ...
- March 2, 2016
PH ignores Chinese names on Benham
Malacañang said Thursday it is not alarmed over China’s move to tag five underwater features of Philippine Rise with Chinese names, saying there was no bad faith involved and that bilateral relations remain intact. In a ...
- February 16, 2018
Manila bucks China naming of Benham features
The Philippines will protest China’s decision to name five undersea features in Philippine Rise (Benham Rise), saying it will not recognize the move approved by an international organization, Presidential Spokesperson Harry ...
- February 15, 2018
PH to maintain ties with China amid WPS 'installations'
The Philippine government will maintain its ties with China amid reports that Beijing had finished the construction of military installations in the dispute South China, Presidential Spokesperson Harry Roque said. Roque ...
- February 6, 2018
PH to buy new ships for Benham research, pushes oil hunt
The government plans to acquire research vessels to explore the disputed South China Sea to assess the potential of Philippine Rise, which is rich in minerals and gas, an official said Tuesday. Presidential Spokesman Harry ...
- March 7, 2018
DFA: China wants to be above the law
The Philippines has been praised by nations around the world, because it is the first country to have dared (under Art. 287 and Annex VII of UNCLOS) to take China to the court. Meanwhile, Defense Secretary Voltaire Gazmin ...
- March 1, 2016
Estrada warns vs swimming in 'polluted Manila Bay'
Manila Mayor Joseph Estrada on Tuesday warned the public against swimming in Manila Bay to cope with rising temperatures, saying the polluted water body could pose serious health risks such as diarrhea, cholera, typhoid ...
- March 14, 2018