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INQToday: CCG blames PH for latest ship collision at West Philippine Sea

/ 12:01 PM June 17, 2024

Here’s a quick roundup of today’s top stories:

CCG blames PH for latest ship collision at West Philippine Sea

The Chinese Coast Guard (CCG) said a Philippine supply ship collided with one of its vessels near Ayungin Shoal in the West Philippine Sea.


It pinned the blame on the Philippines for the incident, saying the Filipino ship  “illegally” entered the waters near Ayungin Shoal at 5:59 a.m. Monday, June 17.


Romualdez: Marcos to seek P6.2-T budget

The administration of Ferdinand Marcos Jr. is expected to seek a spending bill amounting to P6.2 trillion for 2025, according to Speaker Martin Romualdez.

The administration has not submitted its spending plan, but Romualdez said the proposal would be P500 billion higher than this year’s P5.7 trillion national. budget.

OFW in Kuwait fire moved out of ICU, recovering – DMW

One of the two overseas Filipino workers (OFWs) earlier listed in critical condition, after a fire broke out in a residential building in Kuwait, is now on the road to recovery, the Department of Migrant Workers (DMW) said on Monday.

“’Yung isang nasa ICU nakalabas na, nasa ward na siya ngayon at gumagaling na siya,” DMW Secretary Hans Cacdac said in an interview over Radyo 630.

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TAGS: Bongbong Marcos, China Coast Guard, Martin Romualdez, West Philippine Sea

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