PH’s rejected protests vs China can be used as evidence before UN court »

The diplomatic protests that the Philippines has filed against China, despite being flatly rejected, can still be used as documentary evidence in the arbitration case before the United Nations (UN)

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PH-China joint venture in EEZ ‘illegal’ »

Supreme Court Senior Associate Justice Antonio Carpio warns that any move by Manila to enter into joint-development ventures with Beijing over the Philippines’ 370-kilometer exclusive economic zone (EEZ) will be

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Chinese boats harvest giant clams, corals »

In this uninhabited shoal, you see the most beautiful hues of green and blue in the waters of the West Philippine Sea. Glistening clear water defines the base of the

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Water cannon incident an act of aggression—Akbayan »

In another episode on the Philippine-China dispute over the areas in the West Philippine Sea, a militant group said that the water cannon incident at Panatag Shoal (Scarborough Shoal) is

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No Coast Guard vessels near Panatag Shoal, says spokesman »

Not a single Philippine Coast Guard vessel has been deployed to Panatag Shoal (Scarborough Shoal) since Coast Guard ships and their Chinese counterparts faced off in that part of the

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Fishers were in shoal for shelter »

For almost a month now, Ramoncito Dumas has been fishing in an area in the West Philippine Sea not far from his house in the fishing village of Cato in

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China defends use of water cannons vs PH fishermen »

China defended the Chinese Coast Guard's (CCG) use of water cannons to drive away Filipino fishermen from the disputed Bajo de Masinloc (Panatag or Scarborough Shoal) and accused the Philippines

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Zambales, near Panatag, is war games site »

Like in 2012, Filipino soldiers and US Marines will conduct more joint exercises in Zambales province, some 240 kilometers from the Panatag Shoal (Scarborough Shoal), a territory being disputed by

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Army to shift to territorial defense »

The military’s Northern Luzon Command (Nolcom) is shifting its operations from internal security to territorial defense in 2014, focusing on the Luzon coastlines amid disputes over marine boundaries in Southeast

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Palace willing to discuss bases with senators »

Malacañang on Saturday said it was willing to discuss with the senators a planned agreement to give the United States and other allies access to Philippine military bases after some

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Asia’s fishermen caught in escalating sea tensions »

When gun-toting Chinese guards spotted Tran Hien's unarmed wooden fishing boat in disputed waters, they seized his vessel, detained his crew and threw him in jail.

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President Aquino backs Trillanes story »

President Benigno Aquino III on Friday disclosed that Sen. Antonio Trillanes IV’s unofficial talks with the Chinese helped ease tensions between the Philippines and China over Panatag Shoal in the

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