West Philippine Sea

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Pilipino Star
Rody virtually admits spreading fake newsDuterte’s credibility as chairman of the ASEAN on its 50th year this 2017, and
Pilipino Star / Posted 2 days ago
Duterte’s credibility as chairman of the ASEAN on its 50th year this 2017, and praises for China despite incursions in the West Philippine Sea. “Unusual, very un-presidential,” Senate minority leader Franklin Drilon said of Duterte’s confession of... Read more
2d
Inquirier.net
Rizal Park rally vs EJKs ends peacefullyfrom detained Sen. Leila de Lima. In her message, De Lima scored President Rod
Inquirier.net / Posted 2 days ago
from detained Sen. Leila de Lima. In her message, De Lima scored President Rodrigo Duterte for kowtowing to China over the West Philippine Sea issue and for not acting on the smuggling of P6.4 billion worth of shabu through the Bureau of... Read more
2d
Pilipino Star
Minority senators call for vigilance amid creeping 'Dutertadorship'of illegal drugs from China, his administration's "tepid" response to China's i
Pilipino Star / Posted 2 days ago
of illegal drugs from China, his administration's "tepid" response to China's incursions into Philippine territory in the West Philippine Sea and the involvement of his son and son-in-law in the smuggling of drugs at the Bureau of... Read more
2d
Punto Central Luzon
Punto! Central Luzon -the 48 nautical miles west of Zambales. Reports said the Vietnamese fishermen e
Punto Central Luzon / Posted 2 days ago
the 48 nautical miles west of Zambales. Reports said the Vietnamese fishermen entered the territorial boundary of the West Philippine Sea and went on fishing with the use of 20 super lights that are usually used to attract schools of... Read more
4d
Inquirier.net
Youth group reps raises China issue with Defense Sec. LorenzanaRepresentatives of the National Youth Movement for the West Philippine Sea (NYM
Inquirier.net / Posted 4 days ago
Representatives of the National Youth Movement for the West Philippine Sea (NYMWPS) pose with Philippines Department of National Defense Secretary Delfin Lorenzana after their meeting at the DND chief’s office at Camp Aguinaldo, Quezon City. The... Read more
5d
Zamboanga Today
SNIPE SWIPESlands? He claimed, too, that what he achieved there was to defuse tension betw
Zamboanga Today / Posted 5 days ago
lands? He claimed, too, that what he achieved there was to defuse tension between the Philippines and China over the West Philippine Sea dispute. Seems a falsity. It was the Duterte brand of foreign affairs handling that defused the tension.... Read more
5d
Manila Standard Today
Coast Guard gets P6.7b for boats, helicopterthey can help reinforce existing Philippine Navy and PCG vessels that are now g
Manila Standard Today / Posted 5 days ago
they can help reinforce existing Philippine Navy and PCG vessels that are now guarding our exclusive economic zone in the West Philippine Sea,” Pimentel said. The lawmaker said the PCG is also spending P922 million for firearms, P686 million for... Read more
6d
Pilipino Star
‘AMLC can verify foreign accounts’previous administration and that what he achieved there was to defuse tension b
Pilipino Star / Posted 6 days ago
previous administration and that what he achieved there was to defuse tension between the Philippines and China over the West Philippine Sea dispute. According to the President, Trillanes started accumulating money during those trips he made as... Read more
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6d
Pilipino Star
House gives PCG additional budget to guard WPShas given the Philippine Coast Guard (PCG) a P6.7-billion budget for 2018 to en
Pilipino Star / Posted 6 days ago
has given the Philippine Coast Guard (PCG) a P6.7-billion budget for 2018 to enhance its capability in protecting the West Philippine Sea. Surigao del Sur Rep. Johnny Pimentel, chairman of the House committee on good government and public... Read more
6d
Zamboanga Today
SNIPE SWIPESto his trips to China in 2012, entering into negotiations with Chinese official
Zamboanga Today / Posted 6 days ago
to his trips to China in 2012, entering into negotiations with Chinese officials at the height of the dispute over the West Philippine Sea. Duterte said that the Trillanes visits cost the Philippine government the Scarborough Shoal. His bank... Read more
7d
Inquirier.net
Duterte traces Trillanes money to Chinafrom China several years ago while engaged in backdoor talks to resolve a dispu
Inquirier.net / Posted 7 days ago
from China several years ago while engaged in backdoor talks to resolve a dispute over Panatag (Scarborough) Shoal in the West Philippine Sea. Trillanes, an archcritic of the President, denied the allegation and said Mr. Duterte was “burying... Read more
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7d
Pilipino Star
Trillanes denies earning money from China talksAquino administration and that what he achieved there was to defuse tension bet
Pilipino Star / Posted 7 days ago
Aquino administration and that what he achieved there was to defuse tension between the Philippines and China over the West Philippine Sea dispute. Responding to the latest allegations made by President Duterte against him, Trillanes said the... Read more
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7d
Pilipino Star
Rody gives details about alleged Trillanes wealthwealth during the past administration when he back-channeled talks with China a
Pilipino Star / Posted 7 days ago
wealth during the past administration when he back-channeled talks with China at the height of the dispute over the West Philippine Sea, President Duterte said. Duterte revealed on Friday the details of Trillanes’ supposed foreign deposits,... Read more
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7d
Manila Standard Today
Bataan lures beach goersBataan province, a peninsula with a long coastline that hugs the West Philippin
Manila Standard Today / Posted 7 days ago
Bataan province, a peninsula with a long coastline that hugs the West Philippine Sea and Manila Bay, now rises as a beach destination that can be reached in two and a half hours by car from Manila. Bagac town in particular now attracts beach goers... Read more
8d
Manila Standard Today
President: Trillanes wealth came from ChineseDuterte said that Trillanes could have committed treason in his backchannel tal
Manila Standard Today / Posted 8 days ago
Duterte said that Trillanes could have committed treason in his backchannel talks with Chinese officials over the West Philippine sea claims, as he reiterated someone should answer for the loss of the Scarborough Shoal to the Chinese. In... Read more
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8d
Inquirier.net
Duterte bares how Trillanes accumulated money in offshore bank accountsaccumulated the money in his foreign bank accounts when he was conducting backc
Inquirier.net / Posted 8 days ago
accumulated the money in his foreign bank accounts when he was conducting backchannel talks with China over disputes in the West Philippine Sea, which led to the Philippines losing Scarborough Shoal. Trillanes had led backdoor negotiations with... Read more
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9d
Manila Standard Today
Makabayan bolts House ruling blocas ever on the US for national security and has practically abandoned our valid
Manila Standard Today / Posted 9 days ago
as ever on the US for national security and has practically abandoned our valid and internationally recognized claims of sovereignty and territory in the West Philippine Sea in exchange for China’s promises of aid and investments,” the grou... Read more
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9d
Pilipino Star
Makabayan bloc leaves House supermajority, ends Duterte alliancelawmakers also criticized Duterte's so-called independent foreign policy as he
Pilipino Star / Posted 9 days ago
lawmakers also criticized Duterte's so-called independent foreign policy as he has allowed China to occupy the West Philippine Sea. "His 'independent foreign policy' has turned out to be a farce. He is now as dependent as ever on the... Read more
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9d
Minda News
Makabayan bloc leaves House majorityDuterte has turned back on his promise to ‘separate’ from the US, even as he ha
Minda News / Posted 9 days ago
Duterte has turned back on his promise to ‘separate’ from the US, even as he has allowed China to continue occupying the West Philippine Sea. His ‘independent foreign policy’ has turned out to be a farce. He is now as dependent as ever on the US... Read more
10d
The Manila Times
BMI upbeat on South China Sea explorationof crude oil. But exploration in the most promising parts of the disputed area
The Manila Times / Posted 10 days ago
of crude oil. But exploration in the most promising parts of the disputed areas, “especially those in the South China Sea (West Philippine Sea) have achieved limited progress to date,” BMI said. Last week, Energy Secretary Alfonso Cusi told... Read more
10d
The Manila Times
5 dead from ‘Maring’, says disaster agencyreceived reports that there were nine houses that were partially damaged by the
The Manila Times / Posted 10 days ago
received reports that there were nine houses that were partially damaged by the tropical storm, which is now near the West Philippine Sea (South China Sea). “For now, we still do not have the assessment because we are currently taking care of... Read more
10d
The Manila Times
‘Maring’ upgraded into tropical storm as it traverses West PH Sea“MARING”, now a tropical storm, maintained its strength as it traversed the Wes
The Manila Times / Posted 10 days ago
“MARING”, now a tropical storm, maintained its strength as it traversed the West Philippine Sea, the state-run Philippine Atmospheric Geophysical Astronomical Services Administration (Pagasa) said in its Wednesday forecast. As of 5 a.m., Maring... Read more
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10d
Pilipino Star
'Maring' to exit PAR tonightmorning, state weather bureau PAGASA said. The typhoon has maintained its stre
Pilipino Star / Posted 10 days ago
morning, state weather bureau PAGASA said. The typhoon has maintained its strength and continues to move toward the West Philippine Sea. At 4 a.m., "Maring" was located 270 kilometers west of Iba, Zambales, packing maximum sustained winds... Read more
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11d
Inquirier.net
All storm signals lifted as ‘Maring’ moves away from PARtropical cyclone signals were lifted early Wednesday as Tropical Storm Maring (
Inquirier.net / Posted 11 days ago
tropical cyclone signals were lifted early Wednesday as Tropical Storm Maring (international name: Doksuri) crossed the West Philippine Sea (South China Sea). As of 4a.m., Maring was located 270 kilometers west of Iba, Zambales, the Philippine... Read more
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11d
Inquirier.net
‘Maring’ dumps heavy rains; 5 deadfrom sailing. Pagasa expected Maring to cut across neighboring Zambales provinc
Inquirier.net / Posted 11 days ago
from sailing. Pagasa expected Maring to cut across neighboring Zambales province, on its way out of the country toward the West Philippine Sea on Wednesday. “We do not want fishermen to be there when Maring hits the area,” said Avenix Arenas,... Read more
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11d
The Manila Times
PH-China economic ties ‘improving’ despite sea rowof the Duterte administration, which is pursuing a “two-track” system of dialog
The Manila Times / Posted 11 days ago
of the Duterte administration, which is pursuing a “two-track” system of dialogue with Beijing, whose actions in the West Philippine Sea (South China Sea) had prompted the previous Aquino administration to bring it to an international... Read more
11d
Sun Star
'Maring' intensifies into tropical stormwas located at 145 kilometers (km) west southwest of Iba, Zambales, as of 10 p.
Sun Star / Posted 11 days ago
was located at 145 kilometers (km) west southwest of Iba, Zambales, as of 10 p.m., is now moving west northwest towards the West Philippine Sea at 15 kilometers per hour (kph). It is expected to exit the Philippine Area of Responsibility on... Read more
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12d
Pilipino Star
Duterte, Trillanes must sign waiversundergo treatment and rehabilitation, while manufacturers and peddlers are exec
Pilipino Star / Posted 12 days ago
undergo treatment and rehabilitation, while manufacturers and peddlers are executed after a speedy trial. “China wants the West Philippine Sea, but there is no need for them to fire one shot to capture our country. What they need to do, and they... Read more
12d
Inquirier.net
PNA encountered ‘cyberattack,’ says Andanarhad earlier uploaded Chinese news agency Xinhua’s editorial piece criticizing t
Inquirier.net / Posted 12 days ago
had earlier uploaded Chinese news agency Xinhua’s editorial piece criticizing the Permanent Court Arbitration ruling on the West Philippine Sea. In May, PNA was called out for “uploading fake news” about the United Nations member-state supposedly... Read more
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Pilipino Star
DND seeks P1 B more for Marawi campaignout the AFP’s operations dedicated to protecting our sovereignty have continued
Pilipino Star / Posted 14 days ago
out the AFP’s operations dedicated to protecting our sovereignty have continued relentlessly, including areas in the West Philippine Sea. Headlines ( Article MRec ), pagematch: 1, sectionmatch: 1 “Guarding our territorial areas, our... Read more
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Manila Standard Today
National ID approved on final readingthis deficiency and institutionalize the Filipino Identification System,” said
Manila Standard Today / Posted 15 days ago
this deficiency and institutionalize the Filipino Identification System,” said Belmonte, chairman of the committee on the West Philippine Sea. Finance Undersecretary Karl Kendrick Chua last month said the government was set to allot P2 billion... Read more
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Manila Standard Today
China planted flag on PH isle, Magdalo sayspresident. Those who removed the flag will not report it as a Chinese flag if i
Manila Standard Today / Posted 17 days ago
president. Those who removed the flag will not report it as a Chinese flag if it was just a sack,” Alejano said. “I am not against China. I support talking with China but it should not be at the expense of our interest in the West Philippine... Read more
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Inquirier.net
Group urges solon to challenge Duterte’s ‘lackadaisical’ stance on Chinafor Asia and Japan Country Chairwoman. CONTRIBUTED MARIANAS — Representatives
Inquirier.net / Posted 19 days ago
for Asia and Japan Country Chairwoman. CONTRIBUTED MARIANAS — Representatives of National Youth Movement for the West Philippine Sea (NYMWPS) recently met with Magdalo Partylist Representative Gary Alejano to encourage him to challenge... Read more
20d
The Manila Times
More US patrols in disputed sea ‘purely’ Pentagon’s callThe Pentagon conducting more regular patrols in the South China Sea (West Phili
The Manila Times / Posted 20 days ago
The Pentagon conducting more regular patrols in the South China Sea (West Philippine Sea) is “purely” its decision, Defense Secretary Delfin Lorenzana said on Sunday. The Wall Street Journal had reported that the United States military is eyeing to... Read more
20d
The Manila Times
Philippine Marines chief appointed new Nolcom commanderis responsible for securing Philippine territories in Northern Luzon, including
The Manila Times / Posted 20 days ago
is responsible for securing Philippine territories in Northern Luzon, including disputed waters in the South China Sea (West Philippine Sea). Salamat is a member of the Philippine Military Academy (PMA) “Sandiwa” Class of 1985 and a batchmate... Read more
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Manila Standard Today
PH, other Asean members hammer out sea code of conducthave also agreed to explore how to apply the principles of the Code for Unplann
Manila Standard Today / Posted 23 days ago
have also agreed to explore how to apply the principles of the Code for Unplanned Encounters at Sea in the South China Sea/West Philippine Sea area,” Cayetano added. The hosting of the 22nd meeting of the JWG-DOC in Manila comes two weeks after... Read more
23d
Inquirier.net
PH meets Asean members to discuss Code of Conduct for S. China Seahave also agreed to explore how to apply the principles of the Code for Unplann
Inquirier.net / Posted 23 days ago
have also agreed to explore how to apply the principles of the Code for Unplanned Encounters at Sea in the South China Sea/West Philippine Sea area,” he added. Asean and China adopted the framework of the COC in the South China Sea at their... Read more
23d
Pilipino Star
Andanar: Mocha has to answer for her social media postswas also slammed for posting China’s state-owned Xinhua news agency’s opinion p
Pilipino Star / Posted 23 days ago
was also slammed for posting China’s state-owned Xinhua news agency’s opinion piece against the arbitration ruling on the West Philippine Sea, which in effect favored the side of Beijing and a story titled “95 nations in 3rd UPR convinced no EJKs... Read more
24d
Pilipino Star
Tokenismeverything else. This would be like China giving the Philippines two bridges an
Pilipino Star / Posted 24 days ago
everything else. This would be like China giving the Philippines two bridges and a few other crumbs in exchange for the West Philippine Sea and its islands and sand bars. The other day, President Duterte, citing an unnamed Marcos spokesman,... Read more
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Pilipino Star
Military museums display replicas of oldest Philippine mapthe oldest Philippine map showing clearly the territorial boundaries of the cou
Pilipino Star / Posted 24 days ago
the oldest Philippine map showing clearly the territorial boundaries of the country and disputing China’s claims over the West Philippine Sea are now on display in two military museums. The Mother of All Philippine Maps replicas were donated to... Read more
25d
Inquirier.net
Pag-asa Island upgrade to go on, says Añoterrorists had not distracted the government from its plan to improve facilitie
Inquirier.net / Posted 25 days ago
terrorists had not distracted the government from its plan to improve facilities in the country’s possessions in the West Philippine Sea, nearly 90 percent of which was claimed by China. “We have enough forces in all the nine islands, reefs... Read more
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25d
Inquirier.net
Pagasa Island rehab still a goThe Philippines will continue its plans to rehabilitate Pagasa Island (Thitu Is
Inquirier.net / Posted 25 days ago
The Philippines will continue its plans to rehabilitate Pagasa Island (Thitu Island) amid renewed concerns in the disputed West Philippine Sea (South China Sea), Armed Forces of the Philippines chief Gen. Eduardo Año said on Tuesday. “Ang priority... Read more
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26d
Zamboanga Today
SNIPE SWIPESbetween Pyongyang and Washington. The Philippines will soon lift its moratoriu
Zamboanga Today / Posted 26 days ago
between Pyongyang and Washington. The Philippines will soon lift its moratorium on oil and gas exploration in the disputed West Philippine Sea waters as part of a “strategic, win-win” solution with China, Energy Secretary Alfonso Cusi said as the... Read more
27d
Pilipino Star
‘Revolutionary government’presidential election. PADEM lashed at President Duterte for allegedly allowin
Pilipino Star / Posted 27 days ago
presidential election. PADEM lashed at President Duterte for allegedly allowing China to occupy land features in the West Philippine Sea. They also accused him for allegedly mis-using the Armed Forces of the Philippines (AFP) and the... Read more
27d
Pilipino Star
Send rogue cops to Spratlysscum. Also, the rotten eggs can create more problems. I was thinking… why not
Pilipino Star / Posted 27 days ago
scum. Also, the rotten eggs can create more problems. I was thinking… why not send them to watch over our interests in the West Philippine Sea? There is a stranded old Navy vessel we use to mark our territory that is manned by Marines. There is... Read more
27d
Manila Standard Today
Energy awaits DFA’s signal on oil explorationis waiting for the signal of the Foreign Affairs Department for the lifting of
Manila Standard Today / Posted 27 days ago
is waiting for the signal of the Foreign Affairs Department for the lifting of the moratorium on oil and gas drilling in West Philippine Sea with the impending depletion of Malampaya natural gas reserves. “We are doing this with a sense of... Read more
28d
Inquirier.net
Lorenzana, communist leader trade barbs over fundsin the NDFP statement, said despite substantial funding, the DND failed to prot
Inquirier.net / Posted 28 days ago
in the NDFP statement, said despite substantial funding, the DND failed to protect Philippine territory in the West Philippine Sea from aggression by China. Peace talks between the government and NDFP were scrapped by Mr. Duterte in... Read more
28d
Manila Standard Today
Energy chief upbeat on oil hunt in WPSThe Philippines will soon lift its moratorium on oil and gas exploration in the
Manila Standard Today / Posted 28 days ago
The Philippines will soon lift its moratorium on oil and gas exploration in the disputed West Philippine Sea waters as part of a “strategic, win-win” solution with China, Energy Secretary Alfonso Cusi said as the country tries to court China and... Read more
29d
Inquirier.net
Wet weekend ahead due to ‘Jolina’in anticipation of Jolina. ADVERTISEMENT Jolina was expected to cross the Cor
Inquirier.net / Posted 29 days ago
in anticipation of Jolina. ADVERTISEMENT Jolina was expected to cross the Cordilleras on Saturday as it moved toward the West Philippine Sea. At noon, Signal No. 2 was raised in all Cordillera provinces, except Apayao, which was placed under... Read more
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Pilipino Star
Descent to burlesqueThe ASEAN summit, the gambits of US and China and our own strategic movements o
Pilipino Star / Posted 29 days ago
The ASEAN summit, the gambits of US and China and our own strategic movements on the West Philippine Sea chessboard, North Korea’s adolescent coming of age exploits. At home, the Maute Rebellion, Private Public Partnership issues, Build3 program and... Read more
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