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China to punish coast guards in spat with PH fishermen

China to punish coast guards in spat with PH fishermen.....»»

Category: entertainmentSource: pep pepJun 12th, 2018

Carpio warns against PH accepting China’s ‘goodwill’ line

  The Philippines may lose its legal right to Panatag Shoal if it accepts China's line that it allows Filipinos to fish there "out of goodwill," acting Chief Justice Antonio Carpio said on Thursday.   Speaking in an interview on CNN Philippines, Carpio said China's goodwill was "immaterial," as the UN-backed Permanent Court of Arbitration in The Hague ruled in 2016 that Panatag Shoal --- known internationally as Scarborough Shoal --- was a common fishing ground for the Philippines, China and Vietnam.   Commenting on a controversy involving Filipino fishermen and Chinese coast guards, Geng Shuang, spokesperson for China's foreign ministry, earlier told re...Keep on reading: Carpio warns against PH accepting China’s ‘goodwill’ line.....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsJun 15th, 2018

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 at Panatag Shoal, presidential spokesperson Harry Roque said on Wednesday.   Speaking in a radio interview about the discussion between Mr. Duterte and Zhao during Independence Day rites in Kawit, Cavite province, on Tuesday, Roque said that given the chance, the President would have gone directly to Chinese President Xi Jinping to remind him that they had an agreement on free access by Filipinos to Panatag Shoal.   The President told Zhao that China should invest...Keep on reading: Duterte tells China to probe complaints of PH fishermen.....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsJun 14th, 2018

China to punish erring coast guards

China to punish erring coast guards.....»»

Category: entertainmentSource:  pepRelated NewsJun 13th, 2018

Beijing probing sea abuses – envoy

CHINA is investigating its coast guards who last month took the catch of Filipino fishermen at the disputed Panatag (Scarborough) Shoal, the Chinese ambassador to the Philippines said on Tuesday. Zhao Jianhua called the catch takers “bad apples” and if it was proven that they forcibly took the Filipinos’ catch, he would “throw [them]into the South [...] The post Beijing probing sea abuses – envoy appeared first on The Manila Times Online......»»

Category: newsSource:  manilatimes_netRelated NewsJun 12th, 2018

China in control of Panatag shoal, say Filipino fishermen

China is in control of Panatag or Scarborough Shoal off Zambales and its coast guards are seizing the best catch of Filipino fishermen......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsJun 11th, 2018

Philippines verifying China harassment of Pinoy fishermen

MANILA, Philippines - The military is verifying reports that Chinese coast guards fired warning shots to drive away Batangas fishermen from Union Reef in the.....»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsApr 20th, 2017

2 years after Hague ruling: Preserving rules-based order in South China Sea

In this photo, taken Sept. 23, 2015, a Chinese Coast Guard boat sprays a water cannon at Filipino fishermen near Scarborough Shoal in the South China Sea. China on Friday, May 19, 2017, said it rea.....»»

Category: newsSource:  philippinetimesRelated NewsJul 13th, 2018

Duterte: China taking of PH fisherman s catch not outright seizure

MANILA, Philippines – Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte downplayed the taking of Filipino fishermen's catch by the China Coast Guard, saying it was a "barter" exchange and thus does not count as seizure. "It was a barter in exchange for fish. The problem is the valuation...We could not understand each other ........»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated NewsJun 18th, 2018

Duterte on Chinese taking Pinoy fishers catch: It s barter

President Rodrigo Duterte said Monday what transpired recently between Filipino fishermen and members of China’s Coast Guard at the Scarborough Shoal was mere barter trade, even as other quarters saw the incident as harassment. Source link link: Duterte on Chinese taking Pinoy fishers' catch: 'It's barter'.....»»

Category: newsSource:  manilainformerRelated NewsJun 18th, 2018

‘Claim damages from China for ruined reefs’

The Philippine government should demand compensation from China for the damage its coast guard and fishermen caused on the endangered coral reefs in Panatag or Scarborough Shoal, Sen. Richard Gordon said yesterday......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsJun 17th, 2018

China not a reliable, friendly ally — Gordon

The Philippines should not be "meek" and should have the resolve to tell China that it will not be bullied, Senator Richard Gordon said on Thursday. The senator expressed doubts on the reliability of China as a Philippine ally following recent reports of harassment of Filipino fishermen in the Panatag (Scarborough) Shoal. "Alliances are best seen by the actions of a people. You are not a reliable ally. Hindi dapat pakialaman yan, you are unfriendly," he said in a statement. Gordon expressed dismay over the "unfriendly" acts of members of the Chinese coast guard, who were caught boarding Filipino boats and seizing the catch of the fishermen in the disputed sea. READ: Chinese E...Keep on reading: China not a reliable, friendly ally — Gordon.....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsJun 14th, 2018

Shoal incident ‘fish thievery’ — Roque

THE Philippines is not conceding to China the country’s legal rights to fish in Scarborough Shoal, Malacañang said yesterday, even calling “fish thievery” the taking by Chinese Coast Guard officers of the catch of Filipino fishermen in the West Philippine Sea. “We do not concede,” Roque said in a Palace….....»»

Category: newsSource:  journalRelated NewsJun 14th, 2018

Masinloc mayor Lim: China fish-taking like toll fee for Filipinos

MANILA, Philippines – The mayor of Masinloc town in Zambales likened the China Coast Guard's act of taking Filipino fishermen's catch to a "toll fee" imposed on Filipinos. "Parang may pass way, may toll fee sa gitna ng karagatan (It's like there's a pass way, a toll fee ........»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated NewsJun 14th, 2018

Drilon to Cayetano: Protest Chinese coast guard s actions vs Filipino fishermen

Senate Minority Leader Franklin Drilon on Wednesday urged Foreign Affairs Secretary Alan Peter Cayetano to take a tougher stance against China and formally file a protest after Chinese coastguard members allegedly seized the catch of Filipino fishermen in Scarborough Shoal last month. Source link link: Drilon to Cayetano: Protest Chinese coast guard's actions vs Filipino fishermen.....»»

Category: newsSource:  manilainformerRelated NewsJun 13th, 2018

Trillanes hits Malacañang for publicity stunt with fishermen

MANILA, Philippines – Opposition senator Antonio Trillanes IV slammed Malacañang for bringing 3 Filipino fishermen allegedly harassed by the China Coast Guard to a press conference in Manila. Romel Cejuela, Delfin Egana, and Jurry Drio were brought all the way from Masinloc, Zambales, last Monday, June 11, to attest to the supposed ........»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated NewsJun 12th, 2018

China probing ‘harassment’ of PH fishers

“I’LL throw ‘bad apples’ into the South China Sea and feed the fish,” Chinese Ambassador to the Philippines Zhao Jianhua said as he vowed that China Coast Guard personnel proven to have taken catch from Filipino fishermen will be “disciplined.” “They will be disciplined in accordance with our own regulation,”….....»»

Category: newsSource:  journalRelated NewsJun 12th, 2018

Chinese envoy: Bad apples in China Coast Guard to be disciplined

MANILA, Philippines – After speaking with President Rodrigo Duterte during Independence Day rites, Chinese Ambassador to the Philippines Zhao Jianhua vowed that China Coast Guard personnel proven to have taken catch from Filipino fishermen will be "disciplined." "They will be disciplined in accordance with our own regulation," said Zhao during ........»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated NewsJun 12th, 2018

Philippines asks China to stop coast guard from taking fishermen’s catch in Scarborough

MANILA — The Philippines said on Monday it has asked Beijing to stop the Chinese coast guard from taking the catch of Filipino fishermen in the disputed Scarborough Shoal, describing such actions as unacceptable. Local broadcaster GMA News last week aired a report that said Chinese coast guard patrols had made a habit of taking the best catches […].....»»

Category: newsSource:  interaksyonRelated NewsJun 12th, 2018

Harassment of Pinoy fishers denounced

SENATOR Richard Gordon said it is high time that our government protested the alleged harassment that Filipino fishermen are getting from Chinese coast guards patrolling the area in the Panatag or Scarborough Shoal. Gordon condemned the harassment of the fishermen fishing at the Panatag Shoal as they complained that Chinese….....»»

Category: newsSource:  journalRelated NewsJun 11th, 2018

China still controls Scarborough - PH fishermen

China reportedly still has control over Scarborough Shoal. Filipino fishermen claimed on Monday that the Chinese Coast Guard remains in the disputed shoal while some Chinese have allegedly been tak.....»»

Category: newsSource:  philippinetimesRelated NewsJun 11th, 2018