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9 in 10 Pinoys say regaining China-held islands in West Philippine Sea important

A significant majority of adult Filipinos believe that it is important for the country to take back control of islands occupied by China in the West Philippine Sea, according to a Social Weather Stations survey......»»

Category: newsSource: philstar philstarJul 11th, 2019

93% of Pinoys say Philippines must regain China-occupied islands

Nine in every 10 Filipinos believe that it is important for the Philippines to regain control of Chinese-occupied islands in the West Philippine Sea, according to a recent survey conducted by Social Weather Stations (SWS)......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsJul 11th, 2019

93% of Filipinos want PH to regain China-occupied islands

MANILA, Philippines – Nearly all Filipinos want the Philippines to regain China-occupied islands in the West Philippine Sea, said a Social Weather Stations (SWS) survey released on Thursday, July 11. According to the SWS survey, 93% of Filipino adults say "it is important that the Philippines regain ........»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated NewsJul 11th, 2019

Amid poll on China-held islands, Palace admits problem in West Philippine Sea

Malacañang is resigned to the fact that Beijing has control over islands that Manila also claims in the West Philippine Sea but will pursue diplomatic negotiations on the issue, it said......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsJul 11th, 2019

Duterte raises Hague ruling but China remains steadfast

BEIJING, China – Chinese President Xi Jinping did not budge when President Duterte raised the 2016 arbitral ruling on the West Philippine Sea during their bilateral meeting here Thursday. Presidential spokesman Salvador Panelo said that Duterte was steadfast in raising concerns central to the Philippines’ claim in the West Philippine Sea, including the ruling held […].....»»

Category: newsSource:  tempoRelated NewsAug 30th, 2019

87% of Pinoys want government to assert rights in WPS

A survey published yesterday by the Social Weather Stations (SWS) showed that almost nine in 10 Filipinos think the Philippine government should “assert” its rights to the islands in the West Philippine Sea, as stipulated in the 2016 decision of a United Nations-backed arbitral tribunal......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsJul 12th, 2019

SWS: Most Filipinos want to regain control of West Philippine Sea

ABOUT 93 percent of Filipinos want the Philippines to regain control of the disputed West Philippine Sea, including the islands being occupied by China, according to the latest poll conducted…READ The post SWS: Most Filipinos want to regain control of West Philippine Sea appeared first on The Manila Times Online......»»

Category: newsSource:  manilatimes_netRelated NewsJul 11th, 2019

Hours before he is held in HK, Del Rosario hits PH-China probe

MANILA, Philippines – Hours before he was held at the Hong Kong airport, former foreign secretary Albert del Rosario slammed the proposed joint Philippines-China investigation of the sinking of a Filipino boat in the West Philippine Sea.  "The plan for a joint probe by the Philippines ........»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated NewsJun 21st, 2019

Recto Bank: Why China covets what belongs to the Philippines

MANILA, Philippines – The sinking of a Philippine vessel in the West Philippine Sea (South China Sea) trained the spotlight on Recto Bank (Reed Bank), near the area where a Chinese vessel sank a boat of Filipinos . What is Recto Bank, and why is it important? Recto Bank is ........»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated NewsJun 14th, 2019

PH nag-isyu ng note verbale sa China (Sa weapon systems buildup sa WPS)

KINOMPIRMA ng Malacañang ang pagpapadala ng note verbale sa China kaugnay sa weapon systems buildup sa artificial islands sa South China Sea o West Philippine Sea. Sinabi ni Presidential Spokesman Ernes Abella, hindi makatutulong ang agresibo at provocative diplomacy kaya minabuti nilang gawing pormal ang paghawak sa isyu. Ayon kay Abella, magpapatuloy ang pagsusulong ng ........»»

Category: filipinoSource:  hatawtabloidRelated NewsJan 18th, 2017

Duterte calls on China to let Pinoys fish in West Philippine Sea - Inquirer.net

Duterte calls on China to let Pinoys fish in West Philippine Sea - Inquirer.net.....»»

Category: newsSource:  googlenewsRelated NewsAug 24th, 2016

China’s Plan B: Binay-Bongbong (Jejomar Binay and Bongbong Marcos)

It’s a high stakes poker game with China placing all its chips on the table, gambling that it can seize unoccupied islets and shoals in the West Philippine Sea - transforming them into man-made artificial islands by pumping sand onto live coral ree.....»»

Category: newsSource:  philnewsRelated NewsJul 17th, 2016

De Lima: Duterte to ‘leave a generation of beggars’ after oil deal with China

MANILA, Philippines – Opposition Senator Leila de Lima fired at President Rodrigo Duterte for saying the Philippines "will ignore" the 2016 arbitral ruling on the West Philippine Sea in favor of a joint oil and gas exploration with China. “Duterte will not only leave a generation of orphans ........»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated NewsSep 15th, 2019

Defense calls for improvements in infrastructure and services in West Philippine Sea

THE Department of National Defense (DND) called for the improvement of infrastructure and basic services for military troops and civilians posted in the West Philippine Sea, specifically in the disputed Kalayaan Group of Islands......»»

Category: financeSource:  bworldonlineRelated NewsSep 13th, 2019

West Philippine Sea joint exploration not a done deal — Palace

Following President Rodrigo Duterte's declaration of setting aside the Philippines' victory in the South China Sea arbitration, Malacañang said that the proposed joint oil and gas exploration with China is not yet final......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsSep 13th, 2019

Locsin says arbitral ruling unnecessary in joint exploration with China

MANILA, Philippines – Foreign Secretary Teodoro "Teddyboy" Locsin Jr said on Wednesday, September 11, the 2016 Hague ruling on the West Philippine Sea would be "unnecessary" in joint oil and gas explorations as the activity would be carried out without prejudice to legal position of both the Philippines and China. The ........»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated NewsSep 11th, 2019

Duterte told: Joint exploration with China in West PH Sea unconstitutional

MANILA, Philippines — Even without the landmark arbitral ruling that favors the Philippines, any exploration that would be jointly undertaken with China in the West Philippine Sea would still be unconstitutional. Bayan Muna chairperson Neri Colmenares pointed this out Wednesday, as he reminded President Rodrigo Duterte that a joint exploration with China within the Philippines’ […] The post Duterte told: Joint exploration with China in West PH Sea unconstitutional appeared first on Cebu Daily News......»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsSep 11th, 2019

Reporting Duterte s China visit: Journalism or stenography

OBVIOUSLY MEANT to assuage public outrage over Chinese aggression in the West Philippine Sea, Malacanang announced that during his fifth visit to China, President Rodrigo Duterte would ask Presiden.....»»

Category: newsSource:  manilanewsRelated NewsSep 10th, 2019

Reporting Duterte s China visit: Journalism or stenography

OBVIOUSLY MEANT to assuage public outrage over Chinese aggression in the West Philippine Sea, Malacanang announced that during his fifth visit to China, President Rodrigo Duterte would ask Presiden.....»»

Category: newsSource:  philippinetimesRelated NewsSep 10th, 2019

Nanikluhod sa China

Pagtatraydor diumano sa mga Pilipino ang paghingi ng dispensa ni Duterte kay Xi Jinping dahil naobliga siyang iungkat ang pagmamay-ari natin sa West Philippine Sea......»»

Category: newsSource:  pinoyweeklyRelated NewsSep 8th, 2019

‘No reason for Philippines to be apologetic over SCS’

There is no reason for the Duterte administration to be apologetic about asserting the Philippines’ lawful rights in the West Philippine Sea and taking a stand against bullying by China, former foreign affairs chief Albert del Rosario said yesterday......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsSep 3rd, 2019