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Bond issue proposed to fund ships for South China Sea
A legislator on Monday proposed that the government offer up to P150 billion worth of retail bonds to help finance the Armed Forces of the Philippines (AFP) modernization program. The next administration should ascertain ...
- January 12, 2016
Philippines accuses Beijing of pointing naval radar gun at sea
The Philippine military on Thursday accused China of pointing a radar gun at one of its navy ships that prompted the government of President Rodrigo R. Duterte to protest the aggression. “This hostile act on the part of ...
- April 24, 2020
DENR verifying reported waste dumping in PHL-claimed parts of South China Sea
The Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR) is already verifying reports that swarms of Chinese ships anchored in Philippine-claimed areas in the South China Sea are dumping human waste there, a department ...
- July 15, 2021
Duterte spokesman talks tough vs China
The Philippine government said on Monday that the Philippines will continue to assert its sovereign rights over the disputed territories in the South China Sea despite the latest incident where a Filipino pilot was threatened ...
- August 14, 2018
US flies B-52 bombers over contested waters amid soured ties with China
The US military flew B-52 bombers in the vicinity of the South China Sea this week, US officials told Reuters, a move that is likely to cause anger in Beijing amid heightened tensions between the two countries. Lieutenant ...
- September 28, 2018
Duterte softens tone on United States before South China Sea talks
The Philippines appears to be softening its tone toward the U.S. before holding talks with Beijing on the South China Sea. President Rodrigo Duterte let the insults fly last year, telling former leader Barack Obama to “go ...
- April 11, 2017