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Posts Tagged ‘West Philippine Sea’

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,”...

China to use Recto Bank incident to check Phl reaction when similar incident happens in WPS

Posted on Wednesday, 19 June 2019 09:19 PM | No Comments
A lawmaker believes that what happened in Recto Bank (or Reed Bank) is connected with the territorial disputes in the West Philippine Sea (or South China Sea). Senator Panfilo Lacson...

SC postpones debate on writ of kalikasan for areas in West Philippine Sea

Posted on Tuesday, 18 June 2019 05:43 PM | No Comments
MANILA, Philippines — The Supreme Court on Tuesday (June 18) postponed its debates on a plea for writ of kalikasan for areas in West Philippine Sea. The SC moved the oral...

Filipino boat captain laments Duterte’s remark on West PH Sea allision incident

Posted on Tuesday, 18 June 2019 02:53 PM | No Comments
The captain of the Philippine fishing vessel which was hit by a Chinese ship near Recto Bank (also called Reed Bank) in the West Philippine Sea on Tuesday lamented the...

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...

Marina, PCG to conduct further probe on West PH sea collision

Posted on Monday, 17 June 2019 09:39 PM | No Comments
MANILA, Philippines – The Maritime Authority (Marina) and the Philippine Coast Guard (PCG) has been tasked to jointly conduct further investigations into the collision incident involving Filipino and Chinese fishing...

22 Filipino crew in Recto Bank collision on their way home

Posted on Friday, 14 June 2019 03:25 PM | No Comments
The 22 crew of the Filipino fishing boat that was allegedly hit by a Chinese ship near Recto Bank in the West Philippine Sea are on their way home to...

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...

Locsin files diplomatic protest vs China after West PH Sea collision

Posted on Thursday, 13 June 2019 01:38 PM | No Comments
The Department of Foreign Affairs (DFA) Secretary Teddy Locsin Jr. has filed a diplomatic protest against China after a collision with a Filipino vessel. READ: DND: Chinese ship hit, sank...

SC sets debates on Writ of Kalikasan for West PH Sea

Posted on Wednesday, 5 June 2019 12:50 AM | No Comments
MANILA, Philippines — The Supreme Court (SC) is set to hear on June 25 oral arguments on the petition urging the government to protect the West Philippine Sea from further...