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Filipinos aiding Chinese poachers in West Philippine Sea, says solon

Kabataan Rep. Terry Ridon INQUIRER FILE PHOTO

A party-list lawmaker is seeking a congressional probe into what he claims to be “unabated poaching activities” by Chinese fishermen in connivance with Filipinos in waters off Palawan.

Posted: September 20th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Regions | Read More »

Kerry aims to calm South China Sea tensions

U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry . AP

United States Secretary of State John Kerry is in Myanmar seeking to calm tensions in the South China Sea between China and its smaller neighbors.

Posted: August 9th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,World | Read More »

Aquino praises Navy ardor despite limited resources

President Benigno Aquino at the Naval Forces West in Puerto Princesa Palawan during the 116th founding Anniversary of the Phil. Navy, tuesday , fronting the Ulugan bay, Ulugan Bay in Puerto Princesa City, which is fronting disputed areas in the South China Sea or West Philippine Sea. MARIANNE BERMUDEZ/INQUIRER

President Benigno Aquino III on Tuesday paid tribute to members of the Philippine Navy, thanking them for never giving up despite the government’s limited resources.

Posted: May 27th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Nation | Read More »

Aquino to fly to Palawan for Navy show of force


President Benigno Aquino III is set to fly to Palawan on Tuesday to witness a military show of force amid the country’s raging territorial dispute with Beijing, which is claiming around 80 percent of the South China Sea.

Posted: May 26th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Nation | Read More »

Beijing sends evacuation ships to Vietnam

In this May 7, 2012 file photo released by China's Xinhua News Agency, CNOOC 981, the first deep-water drilling rig developed in China, is pictured at 320 kilometers (200 miles) southeast of Hong Kong in the South China Sea. AP

China is sending five ships to Vietnam to speed up the evacuation of its citizens following deadly anti-Chinese riots over Beijing’s deployment of an oil rig in disputed waters.

Posted: May 18th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,World | Read More »