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'A little accident': Duterte on boat sinking
Speaking for the first time on the June 9 sinking of a Filipino fishing boat by a Chinese vessel, President Rodrigo R. Duterte on Monday described the incident as a “little maritime accident,” and reiterated anew that the ...
- June 18, 2019
Carpio steps back from West Philippine Sea case
Senior Associate Justice Antonio T. Carpio has inhibited himself from the petition asking the government to enforce environmental laws to protect and preserve three shoals in the West Philippine Sea. Supreme Court (SC) ...
- July 3, 2019
Piñol: Fishermen ‘not certain’ about boat sinking
Agriculture Secretary Emmanuel F. Piñol on Wednesday said the 22 fishermen of the sunken boat F/B Gem-Vir 1 are now “uncertain” whether their boat was intentionally sunk by the Chinese vessel it encountered off Recto Bank ...
- June 20, 2019
Gov’t mulls bringing 2016 arbitral ruling to UN
Malacañang on Tuesday said the government is considering the United Nations (UN) General Assembly as an option to enforce the 2016 ruling by The Hague’s Permanent Court of Arbitration on the Philippines’ sovereign rights ...
- April 3, 2019
Palace asserts no need for China consent in marine protected areas declaration in West Philippine Sea
The Philippine government will not need China’s consent for its plan to declare some parts of the West Philippine Sea as marine protected areas, Malacañang said on Monday. “Di ba, he already said that?” Mr. Panelo said in ...
- April 30, 2019
Chinese clam-harvesting in disputed waters seen anew, US think tank says
China has deployed anew clam-harvesting fleets to the South China Sea in the last six months, including in Scarborough Shoal, according to American-based think-tank Asia Maritime Transparency Initiative (AMTI). “These ...
- May 22, 2019