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    • Phl bans all foreign marine survey ships 

      Lee-Brago, Pia; Punongbayan, Michael; Ong, Ghio (The Philippine Star, July 13, 2019, on page ?)
      As reports of alleged presence of Chinese survey ships in Philippine waters sparked security concerns among the public and the military, Foreign Affairs Secretary Teodoro Locsin Jr. said he will ”universalize” the ban on ...
    • Come again to Camiguin 

      (The Philippine Star, October 6, 2019, on page C8)
      An initiative of the Camiguin provincial government and the Department of Tourism-Region 10, the event registered over 500 dives from dive groups from Manila, Batangas, Cebu and Bohol, as well as foreign enthusiasts from ...
    • US warships to maintain presence is SCS 

      Laude, Jaime (The Philippine Star, August 9, 2019, on page 6)
      With the increasing naval activity in the South China Sea, American warships will continue to maintain presence in the region to keep the peace and to ensure one of the world’s busiest sea lanes remains open to navigation. ...
    • Fishing boat with Pinoys sinks off Brunei 

      Lee-Brago, Pia; Macairan, Evelyn (The Philippine Star, August 13, 2019, on page 1-2)
      A fishing vessel carrying 11 crewmembers – including seven Filipinos – capsized off the coast of Brunei last week, the Department of Foreign Affairs (DFA) said yesterday. Citing a report of the Philippine embassy in Bandar ...
    • All conflicting claims in SCS won’t be resolved — Locsin 

      Ong, Ghio; Ramirez, Robertzon; Felipe, Cecille Suerte; Lee-Brago, Pia (The Philippine Star, August 9, 2019, on page 6)
      There is no end in sight to the South China Sea dispute as the people’s “attachments” to their ideas are “too strong” to weaken with time, Foreign Affairs Secretary Teodoro Locsin Jr. said on Wednesday. “All the conflicting ...
    • PHL seeks oil exploration partners in UAE 

      Lee-Brago, Pia (The Philippine Star, October 6, 2019, on page 3)
      The Philippines is seeking oil exploration partners in the United Arab Emirates (UAE) with offers of attractive terms, incentives and viable service contracts with the government. The Department of Energy (DOE) and the ...
    • FONOPS to counter China in WPS has failed - experts 

      Laude, Jaime (The Philippine Star, October 6, 2019, on page 3-10)
      The United States’ Freedom of Navigation Operations (FONOPS) in the hotly-disputed West Philippine Sea is a failure, as the approach specifically aimed at countering China’s octopus-like creeping aggression has not altered ...
    • Possibility of war in SCS 'totally remote' - Locsin 

      Mateo, Janvic (The Philippine Star, September 30, 2019, on page 10)
      President Duterte may have repeatedly warned that raising the arbitral ruling favoring the Philippine claim in the South China Sea may lead to a war with China. But for Foreign Affairs Secretary Teodoro Locsin Jr., the ...
    • China flexes muscle in disputed waters 

      (The Philippine Star, March 22, 2016, on page 1-6)
      Beijing is flexing its military muscle in the South China Sea, driving away Filipino fishermen from Panatag Shoal and preventing the Indonesian coast guard from detaining a Chinese vessel caught poaching in Indonesia’s ...
    • Environment group, private sector to promote sustainable fishing 

      Ronda, Rainier Allan (The Philippine Star, March 10, 2016, on page B8)
      Environmental group Rare Philippines is spearheading an initiative to rally private sector support for fishermen engaged in sustainable fishing practices. Under the “From the Fisher to the Diner” program, Rare Philippines ...
    • Mindanao fishery sector needs funding for export 

      Mercurio, Richmond (The Philippine Star, March 7, 2016, on page B-2)
      Amid slumping exports, fishing firms in South Central Mindanao may soon retrench workers unless funding needs to boost product quality and processing capacities are addressed, the Philippine Exporters Confederation ...
    • Dialogue needed to resolve sea row - China 

      Channel News Asia; Reuters (The Philippine Star, March 2, 2016, on page 1-10)
      Singapore and China have looked into some exploratory ideas on minimizing the risks from unplanned encounters in the disputed South China Sea, Singapore Foreign Affairs Minister Vivian Balakrishnan said on Monday. "We both ...
    • FAO, DA launch drones for disaster risk reduction 

      (The Philippine Star, March 18, 2016, on page 1-2)
      Drones were launched yesterday to officially mark a joint undertaking by the Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) of the United Nations and the Department of Agriculture (DA) to use the technology for disaster risk ...
    • Gelatin sourced from tilapia skin eyed for halal market 

      Ronda, Rainier Allan (The Philippine Star, March 10, 2016, on page B-8)
      Technology developed by the Department of Science and Technology (DOST) to produce gelatin from the skin of tilapia may be key to breaking into the billion-dollar global cosmetics and pharmaceutical halal market. DOST ...
    • ‘Artificial islands to help China project offensive military power’ 

      Reuters (The Philippine Star, March 12, 2018, on page 5)
      China will be able to project “substantial offensive military power” from artificial islands it has built in the South China Sea’s disputed Spratly Islands within months, the director of US national intelligence said. In ...
    • Rising sea levels threaten 13.6 M Pinoys - Gore 

      Flores, Helen; Romero, Alexis (Philippine Star, March 15, 2016, on page 1-4)
      At least 13.6 million Filipinos living in coastal areas may have to relocate to higher ground due to the accelerating rise in sea levels brought by climate change. This was the warning of environmental advocate and former ...
    • Fishermen vow to go back to Panatag 

      Ramirez, Cesar; Sapnu, Ric (The Philippine Star, March 23, 2016, on page 5)
      Despite being driven away by a Chinese coast guard vessel from the Panatag (Scarborough) Shoal, Filipino fishermen vowed to continue fishing in the area seized by the Chinese. “We will go back there to fish because that ...
    • US: SCS ruling legally bining on China, Phl 

      Lee-Brago, Pia (The Philippine Star, July 15, 2019, on page 4)
      The United States underscored the United Nations arbitral tribunal’s 2016 decision invalidating China’s nine-dash line claim in the South China Sea is “final” and “legally binding,” as Washington strongly opposed Beijing’s ...
    • Frenemies 

      Magno, Alex (The Philippine Star, July 27, 2019, on page 10)
      Critics of President Duterte’s China policy ask him to copy Vietnam, probably imagining that country is constantly screeching and whining and confronting the regional superpower. It is true that Vietnam and China have come ...
    • Video of beachgoers rescuing whales goes viral 

      Reuters (The Philippine Star, July 20, 2019, on page 12)
      Dozens of beachgoers and lifeguards battled to help a pod of pilot whales back into deeper waters after coming too close to the shore of the US state of Georgia earlier this week, although the authorities said that three ...