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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 »

Sea lover with positive attitude sees hope for reefs, marine life

GOMEZ: “Once you destroy your reefs, you’re going to change the
wholemarine ecosystem.Our oceans will change. So this is not just
climate change, this is global change. ” NIÑO JESUS ORBETA

With global pollution and destructive fishing practices continuing to destroy coral reef ecosystems, it is a wonder how the renowned marine scientist and University of the Philippines (UP) professor emeritus Edgardo D. Gomez can remain optimistic about the future.

Posted: September 14th, 2014 in Editors' Picks,Headlines,Latest News Stories,Nation,Nation | Read More »

Palace answers why FOI, West PH Sea weren’t said in Sona

Benigno Aquino III

Why did President Benigno Aquino III not mention some of the country’s pressing issues during his State of the Nation Address (Sona) on Monday?

Posted: July 29th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Nation | Read More »

JV Ejercito says Enrile backs minority group’s anti-SONA draft speech

jv ejercito

In his visit to Senator Juan Ponce Enrile’s hospital ward on Wednesday morning, Senator JV Ejercito said they talked about the “anti-SONA (State of the Nation Address)” speech the Senate minority group is drafting and the tension in the West Philippine Sea.

Posted: July 9th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Nation | Read More »

China calls for stronger border defenses

Chinese President Xi Jinping, right, and Myanmar President Thein Sein attend a signing ceremony at the Great Hall of the People in Beijing Friday, June 27, 2014. Thein Sein is on a visit to China from June 27 to 30. AP

President Xi Jinping said China should strengthen its frontier defenses on land and sea, state media reported Saturday amid territorial disputes with neighbouring nations which have accused Beijing of being increasingly aggressive in pressing its claims.

Posted: June 28th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Photos & Videos,World | Read More »