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Ship evades Chinese blockade

A China Coast Guard vessel attempts to block a Philippine government vessel as the latter tries to enter the  Ayungin Shoal to orate Philippine troops and resupply provisions Saturday, March 29, 2014. A Philippine government ship slipped past a Chinese coast guard blockade Saturday and brought food and fresh troops to a marooned navy ship used as a base by Filipino troops to bolster the country’s territorial claims in the disputed South China Sea. AP

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Philippine soldiers aboard a civilian vessel engaged on Saturday in a dramatic nearly two-hour standoff with Chinese Coast Guard ships near the disputed Ayungin (Second Thomas) Shoal claimed by both countries, an incident witnessed by journalists on board the Philippine vessel and a Philippine military plane circling the area.

Posted: March 30th, 2014 in Editors' Picks,Featured Gallery,Headlines,Nation,Photos & Videos | Read More »

PH defies China warning

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Unfazed by threats of sanctions from China, the government yesterday said it was pursuing its case in the United Nations challenging Beijing’s claim to most of the South China Sea, including areas Manila says is part of Philippine territory.

Posted: March 29th, 2014 in Editors' Picks,Featured Gallery,Headlines,Nation,Photos & Videos | Read More »

PH offers US use of bases

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The Philippines has agreed to allow the United States access to the country’s military bases under a new security deal being negotiated by the two allies, amid mounting concern over China’s increasing assertiveness in the disputed waters of the South China Sea (West Philippine Sea).

Posted: March 15th, 2014 in Editors' Picks,Featured Gallery,Headlines,Nation,Photos & Videos | Read More »

Vietnamese in PH add voice against China ‘bullying’

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MEMBERS of the Vietnamese-Filipino Association commemorate a bloody conflict with China in the late 1970s, while warning against new confrontations in the West Philippine Sea. VAUGHN ALVIAR

Barely noticed by the media, a group of protesters in Makati City last week condemned China’s “bullying” of its neighbors—and they were not just Filipinos.

Posted: February 27th, 2014 in Headlines,Metro | Read More »

Aquino thanks Chinese agency for name-calling

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President Benigno S. Aquino III. INQUIRER FILE PHOTO

By calling him an “amateurish politician,” China’s state news agency merely affirmed the correctness of the Philippine position on the West Philippine Sea, President Aquino responded Friday.

Posted: February 8th, 2014 in Editors' Picks,Featured Gallery,Headlines,Nation,Photos & Videos | Read More »

‘Basyang’ now over West PH Sea

MTSAT ENHANCED-IR Satellite Image 4:32 p.m., 01 February 2014. pagasa.dost.gov.ph photo

Tropical depression “Basyang” is now over the West Philippine Sea as it heads away from the country, the state weather bureau said Saturday.

Posted: February 1st, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Regions | Read More »

Military comes to aid of distressed fishing boat

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A young fisherman with his right foot tainted with oil believed to be from the sunken ferry St. Thomas Aquinas sits at the bow of his boat on August 17, 2013 as rescue operations continue (in background) after the morning after the ferry collided with a cargo ship off the town of Talisay near the Philippines' second largest city of Cebu. Philippine rescuers searched on August 17 for more than 200 people missing after the ferry collided with the cargo ship in thick darkness and sank almost instantly, with 26 already confirmed dead. AFP PHOTO / TED ALJIBE

The Western Command has air-dropped food and other supplies to the 10 crewmen of a Filipino fishing boat disabled in the disputed Reed Bank, also referred to as Recto Bank by the Philippine government, in the West Philippine Sea, a military spokesperson said Monday.

Posted: December 9th, 2013 in Latest News Stories,Regions | Read More »

‘Yolanda’ weakens, on way out of PH

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Super Typhoon “Yolanda” (International name Haiyan) has weakened and slowed Friday night after barrelling across several provinces in Visayas, the state weather bureau said.

Posted: November 9th, 2013 in Latest News Stories,Nation | Read More »

‘Santi’ makes fast exit; 13 dead

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Motorists brave a raging floodwaters brought about by typhoon "Nari" to cross a highway at San Ildefonso township, Bulacan province, north of Manila, Philippines Saturday Oct. 12, 2013. The typhoon with 150 kilometers (94 miles) per hour winds and gusts of up to 185 kph (116 mph) forced U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry to call off his trip to the Philippines on Friday. AP

As if it had an appointment somewhere, Typhoon “Santi” sped across Central Luzon on Saturday and was out into the West Philippine Sea by early afternoon.

Posted: October 13th, 2013 in Editors' Picks,Headlines,Nation | Read More »

‘Santi’ weakens, now on West PH Sea

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MTSAT ENHANCED-IR Satellite Image 7 a.m., 12 October 2013

Typhoon Santi (international name Nari) has slightly weakened after making landfall over Aurora and was over the West Philippine Sea on Saturday morning.

Posted: October 12th, 2013 in Latest News Stories,Nation | Read More »

President ‘very strict’ about Malampaya Fund, now P130B

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The Malampaya Fund’s current balance stands at P130 billion, and President Benigno Aquino III spent only P15 billion from the fund in 2011 and 2012 “for energy-related projects including the purchase, refurbishment and transport of a US Coast Guard cutter,” Malacañang said Friday.

Posted: September 21st, 2013 in Editors' Picks,Headlines,Nation | Read More »

The race to save La Union’s ‘baluarte’

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THE SPANISH-ERA “baluarte” (watchtower) on the shore of Barangay Victoria in Luna, La Union, is getting much needed help from the government, the community and the private sector to save it from the elements. RICHARD BALONGLONG

The phrase “one degree” is a bit disturbing, ominous even, for residents of Luna town in La Union province, which is known for its beach of colorful stones and the “baluarte” (watchtower).

Posted: September 17th, 2013 in Featured Gallery,Headlines,Photos & Videos,Regions | Read More »

Protect our seas, Asean navies urged

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President Aquino: Protect the common seas. INQUIRER file photo

President Aquino on Tuesday rallied Navy chiefs in Southeast Asia to protect the “common seas” by ensuring freedom of navigation, which is central to the dispute in the West Philippine Sea.

Posted: September 11th, 2013 in Latest News Stories,Nation | Read More »

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