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Duterte to Recto 22: ‘I’m sorry, but that’s how it is’

Posted on Tuesday, 25 June 2019 02:03 PM | No Comments
President Rodrigo Duterte apologized to the Recto 22 after he reiterated that the abandonment of the 22 fishermen was just a “maritime incident”. During the premiere of the movie “Kontradiksyon,”...

Lacson: Duterte broke his silence and left us heartbroken

Posted on Tuesday, 18 June 2019 02:31 PM | No Comments
Senator Panfilo Lacson has expressed dismay over the remarks of President Rodrigo Duterte about the Chinese vessel ramming a Filipino fishing boat in Reed Bank last June 9. During his...

I call on our beloved president to help us —captain of sunken PH boat

Posted on Monday, 17 June 2019 09:29 PM | No Comments
Cerillo Escuterio recalled they already caught three tons of fish before a Chinese vessel rammed into their fishing vessel, F/B GemVir 1, on June 9. The 22-man crew was then...

‘How can we harass them, their boat is bigger’—rescued fisherman

Posted on Monday, 17 June 2019 08:53 PM | No Comments
One of the rescued fishermen has belied the statement of the Chinese Embassy in Manila claiming that the Chinese vessel was “besieged by 7 or 8 Filipino fishing boats.” Justin...

Sunken boat’s cook insists no other Filipino vessels in collision site

Posted on Monday, 17 June 2019 05:31 PM | No Comments
MANILA, Philippines – Richard Blaza, the cook of the Filipino fishing boat that figured in a sea collision with a Chinese vessel in Recto Bank, maintained there were no other...

Duterte Cabinet to meet over vessel collision in Recto Bank

Posted on Monday, 17 June 2019 10:58 AM | No Comments
MANILA, Philippines – Cabinet Secretary Karlo Nograles confirmed the scheduled meeting of President Rodrigo Duterte’s security, justice and peace cluster together with the economic development cluster on Monday (June 17)....

Sea collision in Recto Bank may mar PH-China relations

Posted on Thursday, 13 June 2019 06:46 PM | No Comments
MANILA, Philippines – President Rodrigo Duterte was “outraged” by the incident in Recto Bank on June 9, according to Presidential Spokesperson Salvador Panelo, when a Chinese vessel hit and sank...

Senators on West PH Sea collision: ‘A huge insult’ to Filipinos

Posted on Thursday, 13 June 2019 05:10 PM | No Comments
Several senators have condemned the reported collision of a Chinese vessel and a Filipino vessel on Sunday (June 9), deeming it ‘a huge insult’ to Filipinos. Sen. Joel Villanueva called...

PH wants China to sanction ship crew for sinking Filipino fishing boat

Posted on Thursday, 13 June 2019 01:27 PM | No Comments
MANILA, Philippines – Defense Chief Delfin Lorenzana has called for a diplomatic action in relation to the sea collision between a Chinese vessel and a Filipino fishing boat (F/B GIMVER...

Ship full of hammerhead sharks and endangered fish seized in the Galapagos

Posted on Tuesday, 15 August 2017 03:28 PM | No Comments
Ecuador on Monday said it had seized a Chinese-flagged vessel navigating in the Galapagos marine reserve transporting threatened and endangered species near the Galapagos Islands. The Galapagos National Park said...