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Chinese encroachment ‘causing hunger’ of fishers’ families »

Chinese encroachment at Panatag Shoal (internationally known as Scarborough Shoal) has brought nothing but hunger to fishermen in this province and nearby Pangasinan, a group of subsistence fisher folk said.

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Maritime expert: PH must stop China fishers from wrecking Panatag reefs »

If the Philippine government does not stop Chinese clam harvesters from destroying the reefs at Panatag Shoal, China would reclaim land on what is left of the shoal and transform

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Cayetano: PH ‘co-controls’ Scarborough with China  »

The Philippines and China “co-controls” the Scarborough (Panatag) Shoal, Foreign Affairs Secretary Alan Peter Cayetano said Monday night, despite reports of purported harassment by the Chinese on Filipino fishermen in

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PH fishermen want tough gov’t crackdown vs foreign poachers »

Filipino fishermen have called on government to be tougher on foreign poachers who have been encroaching closer to local fishing grounds. Rolly Bernal, head of the Scarborough Fisherfolk Association,

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PH, China, Vietnam should forge agreement on Scarborough fishing — Carpio »

The governments of the Philippines, China and Vietnam should forge an agreement to govern fishing in the Scarborough Shoal, acting Chief Justice Antonio Carpio said on Thursday. “We have a

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Duterte tells China to probe complaints of PH fishermen »

President Rodrigo Duterte skipped diplomatic channels and went directly to Ambassador Zhao Jianhua to relay to China his concerns over the confiscation of Filipino fishermen’s catch by Chinese coast guards

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No harassment? Expert says Chinese, Filipino fishermen ‘barter’ in high seas »

A development expert supported Malacañang’s claim that what happened between the Chinese coast guard and the Filipino fishermen in Panatag (Scarborough) Shoal was actually a form of “barter.”

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China: Filipinos allowed to fish in WPS ‘out of goodwill’ »

Filipino fishermen have long been allowed by China to fish in relevant waters “out of goodwill” from the Chinese government, according to Chinese Foreign Ministry Spokesperson Geng Shuang.

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Chinese Embassy investigating alleged harassment of Filipino fishermen »

The Chinese Embassy said an investigation is being conducted on the alleged harassment of Filipino fishermen under the hands of the Chinese Coast Guard in the disputed areas of the

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China warns US against provocations following B-52 flyby »

China is accusing the United States of militarizing the South China Sea after two American B-52 bombers flew close to a disputed Chinese-held shoal in a show of force.

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DFA chief: We’re not blaming Aquino for losing control of areas in West PH Sea »

Foreign Affairs Secretary Alan Peter Cayetano on Wednesday insisted that they are not blaming the Aquino administration for losing control over some of the areas in the West Philippine Sea

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