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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: rappler rapplerJul 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

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

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:  philstarRelated NewsJul 11th, 2019

AS THE BAMBOOS SWAY | China’s clam slam – Digong doesn’t give a damn

Yes, there was an uproar. Yes, there should be an uproar from the Filipino people. After all, there are no armies with pitchforks led by an Aquaman to defend the clams.  Yes, there should be an uproar for this is beyond the clams. This is about China freely, as allowed by Digong, snatching from the Filipinos their maritime rights, as dictated by the tribunals, on the Philippine Seas. This is about China occupying islands within the sphere of Philippine maritime rights. This is about Filipino fishermen not allowed by China to fish in Philippine waters......»»

Category: newsSource:  nordisRelated NewsMay 7th, 2019

EDITORIAL: Mabuhay!

FILIPINOS all over the world, rejoice! Finally, we have the ace card in our struggle to regain our sovereign rights over the islands that we have long known to be ours after the international tribunal at The Hague delivered a sweeping rebuke on Tuesday.....»»

Category: newsSource:  bicolmailRelated NewsJul 19th, 2016

An illogical move

The government’s sudden decision to include Taiwan in its China travel ban to prevent the spread of the novel coronavirus has caused unnecessary disruption for thousands of people, Filipinos and Taiwanese alike......»»

Category: newsSource:  thestandardRelated NewsFeb 13th, 2020

A quarantine area or nCoV epicenter?

The next dozen days will tell us if the New Clark City in Capas, Tarlac, is a suitable quarantine area for the first batch of 30 Filipinos repatriated Sunday from mainland China or become the local epicenter of imported novel coronavirus infection......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsFeb 10th, 2020

DOH, Allied Agencies Set Up Quarantine Mechanisms for Repatriates

Health Secretary Francisco Duque III today reported that after an inspection facilitated by BCDA President and CEO, Mr. Vince Dizon, in Capas Tarlac, the Inter-agency Task Force on Emerging Infectious Diseases has finalized the protocols and procedure to be implemented for the repatriation of Overseas Filipinos (OFs) coming from Hubei Province, China. To ensure the […].....»»

Category: newsSource:  metrocebuRelated NewsFeb 10th, 2020

29 adults, infant quarantined

The Palace on Sunday assured the public that measures were in place to prevent the spread of the deadly novel coronavirus (nCoV), following the arrival of a planeload of Filipinos from China’s Hubei province, the epicenter of the outbreak......»»

Category: newsSource:  thestandardRelated NewsFeb 10th, 2020

Heroes and zeroes

Thirty Filipinos—29 adults and an infant—arrived at the Clark International Airport in Pampanga Sunday from Wuhan, in Hubei province–the epicenter of the novel coronavirus (nCoV) outbreak that has already killed more than 800 people in China......»»

Category: newsSource:  thestandardRelated NewsFeb 10th, 2020

Saving the OFWs: Airlift under way

An eight-member government team left Saturday night for Wuhan, China to assist in repatriating Filipinos from the epicenter of the 2019-ncoronavirus, leaving the Department of Health thus far in failing to secure a quarantine site for them north of Manila......»»

Category: newsSource:  thestandardRelated NewsFeb 9th, 2020

PAL on a mission to ferry Filipinos stranded in China

Philippine Airlines said it will mount special flights on Feb. 10 to assist passengers stranded as a result of the cancellation of all PAL flights to and from mainland China for the month of February amid the 2019 novel coronavirus scare......»»

Category: financeSource:  thestandardRelated NewsFeb 9th, 2020

OFWs with nCoV symptoms won t be repatriated

Filipinos in China exhibiting symptoms of the 2019 novel coronavirus acute respiratory disease will not be repatriated to the Philippines, an official of the Department of the Interior and Local Government said yesterday......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsFeb 9th, 2020

Filipinos from Wuhan set to arrive at Clark

The repatriation of 45 Filipinos from Wuhan City, China – epicenter of the outbreak of the novel coronavirus (nCoV) – and their 11 companions is underway with Clark International Airport in Pampanga expecting their arrival today......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsFeb 9th, 2020

Gov’t begins repatriating Filipinos from Hubei, China amid nCoV outbreak

MANILA, Philippines – The government on Saturday, February 8, started repatriating Filipinos from China’s Hubei province, the epicenter of the outbreak of the deadly novel coronavirus . The first batch of at least 26 repatriates are expected to arrive at Clark International Airport in Pampanga at around 5 ........»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated NewsFeb 8th, 2020

Labor groups urges DOH, DOLE to ensure health workers safety amid quarantine

A labor group said that the DOH and DOLE should prioritize the safety concerns of frontline health workers, who will lead the upcoming quarantine of repatriated Filipinos from China......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsFeb 8th, 2020

DFA repatriation team assisting Filipinos in Wuhan, China

At least 56 have confirmed their intent to join the repatriation flight, the Foreign Affairs Department said......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsFeb 8th, 2020

No to Clark quarantine& ndash;LGUs

The New Clark City facility in Capas, Tarlac, where 45 repatriated Filipinos from Hubei province in China will be quarantined for 14 days, will be on lockdown to allay fears that the novel coronavirus could spread to nearby communities, Health Secretary Francisco Duque III said Friday......»»

Category: newsSource:  thestandardRelated NewsFeb 7th, 2020

Racism in the time of the novel coronavirus

It is easy to be racist these days particularly for Filipinos. There is reason to be upset against the Chinese government for the ways it has been abusing the Philippines courtesy of the Duterte administration’s over-friendliness with it. Filipinos’ distrust of China has never been stronger than it is now......»»

Category: newsSource:  thestandardRelated NewsFeb 7th, 2020

SEA Games athletes’ village will be quarantine site–DOH

The Department of Health (DOH) on Thursday identified Athletes’ Village in New Clark City, Tarlac province, as a quarantine area for Filipinos who would be evacuated from the locked-down province of Hubei in central China, the epicenter of a new coronavirus epidemic. The New Clark City served as a venue for events during the 30th […] The post SEA Games athletes’ village will be quarantine site–DOH appeared first on Cebu Daily News......»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsFeb 7th, 2020