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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.
By TJ Burgonio
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.
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).
By Gervie Kay Estella
, 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.
By TJ Burgonio
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.
Tropical depression “Basyang” is now over the West Philippine Sea as it heads away from the country, the state weather bureau said Saturday.
By Redempto D. Anda
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.
By Matikas Santos
Super Typhoon “Yolanda” (International name Haiyan) has weakened and slowed Friday night after barrelling across several provinces in Visayas, the state weather bureau said.
By DJ Yap
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.
By Frances Mangosing
Typhoon Santi (international name Nari) has slightly weakened after making landfall over Aurora and was over the West Philippine Sea on Saturday morning.
By Michael Lim Ubac
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.
By Yolanda Sotelo
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).
By TJ Burgonio
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.