Scarborough Shoal

Temper behaviour in South China Sea, Duterte tells China

Manila, Aug 15 (IANS) Philippines President Rodrigo Duterte has urged China to temper its behaviour in the disputed areas of South China Sea.<p>In a …

China

Defending territorial integrity over Natuna islands

The South China Sea (SCS) is a semi-enclosed sea surrounded by a number of states and territories, namely China, Vietnam, Malaysia, Singapore, …

China

Cayetano tells Aquino: Answer my questions instead of 'trivializing' sea dispute issue

MANILA, Philippines — The word war between former President Benigno Aquino III and Foreign Affairs Secretary Alan Peter Cayetano continues to rage …

China

Palace: Proposed joint exploration with China follows Constitution

MANILA - Malacañang on Friday maintained that the proposal of the Philippines to conduct a joint exploration with China in the disputed South China …

China

Aquino hits joint exploration with China

MANILA- The Philippines has no obligation to share its resources with China, former President Benigno "Noynoy" Aquino III said Wednesday.<p>This, after …

China

Philippines has no secret meetings, deals with China: Cayetano

<b>Gov't currently working on a framework for possible oil exploration with China, he says</b><p>MANILA - Foreign Affairs Secretary Alan Peter Cayetano on …

China

Carpio warns of election backlash on China policy

Acting Chief Justice Antonio Carpio has warned that Filipinos who disapprove of the government’s “appeasement and defeatist policy” toward China will …

China

Filipinos to convert West PH Sea sentiments into votes in 2019 polls, Carpio warns

Filipino voters who are not content with the government’s “appeasement” policy towards China will convert their position into votes in the coming …

China

Is This (Chinese Tank) Better Than America or Russia's Best?

Before we get our hands greasy with the technical details, we should consider: does China even need tanks?<i>The Type 99 benefits both from composite</i> …

Military

Duterte defends friendship with China

MANILA, Philippines — After setting aside a landmark ruling of a United Nations-backed tribunal on the disputed South China Sea, President Rodrigo …

China

More troops deployed in West PH Sea to assert claims – Nat'l Security Adviser

<b>Metro Manila (CNN Philippines, July 18)</b> <b>—</b> The Philippine military has deployed more troops around the country's borders and outposts in the West …

National Security

Carpio to DFA: Ask US, Asean to make Scarborough Shoal an official ‘red line’

Acting Supreme Court Chief Justice Antonio Carpio on Thursday said the Philippine government should ask the United States and Asean countries to make …

China

Carpio: PH can enforce arbitration win without China's participation

MANILA - Acting Chief Justice Antonio Carpio on Thursday said the Philippines can enforce its arbitration victory against China without the latter's …

China

Gordon: Only with a capable defense force can we gain support from other countries

Unless the Philippines invests in building up a credible defense capability, nobody will be willing to help the country in connection with the South …

China

US reassures Philippines of stability in Indo-Pacific region

MANILA, Philippines — The United States has again reassured the Philippines and its other allies of its commitment to ensure stability in the …

China

Defense pact can be invoked if US recognizes Panatag as PH territory: analyst

Watch also in iWantv or TFC.tv<p>MANILA - The US will be able to defend Panatag Shoal, also called Scarborough Shoal, if it decides to recognize the …

Asia

Chinese encroachment ‘causing hunger’ of fishers’ families

Chinese encroachment at Panatag Shoal (internationally known as Scarborough Shoal) has brought nothing but hunger to fishermen in this province and …

Coast Guard

How the Scarborough Shoal came back to haunt China-Philippines relations

Two years into Rodrigo Duterte’s presidency, the Philippines has once again found itself embroiled in maritime tensions with China.<p>Despite the …

China

The Scarborough Shoal Dispute Is Making Waves Again

Public backlash as documentary shows Filipino fishermen accusing Chinese para-military forces of forcibly taking the best of their catch

China

'Too-soft' Duterte called a traitor

Left-wing activists heckled Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte and called him a traitor amid criticism of his handling of territorial disputes with …

News (Hong Kong)

Palace: Scarborough 'barter' not really barter

MANILA, Philippines — President Rodrigo Duterte is not preempting the results of the Chinese government's investigation into its coast guard …

Asia

Drilon: Aquino admin handled well PH’s maritime dispute with China

The Aquino administration handled well Philippines' maritime dispute with China, Senate Minority Leader Franklin Drilon said as he disputed Defense …

China

Duterte on bullying of Filipinos in Scarborough: It was barter, not outright seizure

MANILA - President Rodrigo Duterte on Monday downplayed the Chinese Coast Guard’s move to get the prized catch of Filipino fishermen at the …

China

‘Claim damages from China for ruined reefs’

The Philippine government should demand compensation from China for the damage its coast guard and fishermen caused on the endangered coral reefs in …

China

Destruction of Scarborough Shoal seen on Google Earth

MANILA, Philippines — Anybody can confirm the destruction of Panatag or Scarborough Shoal as satellite image of the traditional fishing ground off …

China

PH fishermen want tough gov’t crackdown vs foreign poachers

Fishermen from Subic, Zambales, prepare their boats for another fishing trip to Scarborough Shoal. (INQUIRER CENTRAL LUZON/Allan Macatuno)<p>Filipino …

Asia

BFAR alarmed over massive damage in Scarborough Shoal corals

MANILA - The Bureau of Fisheries and Aquatic Resources (BFAR) on Friday expressed alarm over massive damage seen in corals in Scarborough Shoal in …

China

Tentative fishing agreement between Philippines, China still verbal

A tentative fishing agreement between the Philippines and China is in the works but nothing is written yet, Foreign Affairs Secretary Alan Peter …

China

Carpio calls for 'common agreement' on Scarborough shoal

MANILA - Acting Chief Justice Antonio Carpio has suggested that the Philippines, China, and Vietnam reach a “common agreement" over Scarborough …

China

Chinese fishermen destroy coral reefs at Panatag Shoal

Chinese fishermen have destroyed the coral reefs and have harvested giant clams from the Panatag Shoal (Scarborough Shoal) in the West Philippine Sea …

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