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Morales: West Philippine Sea belongs to Filipinos, not to Duterte and China

Former Ombudsman Conchita Carpio-Morales on Friday urged Filipinos to find “creative” ways to enforce the arbitral award favoring Manila’s maritime claims over the South China Sea, and slammed the Duterte administration for its apparent refusal to use the landmark ruling......»»

Category: newsSource: philstar philstarJul 12th, 2019

Stop putting China over Filipinos – Del Rosario

MANILA, Philippines – Former foreign secretary Albert del Rosario questioned the Duterte government on Wednesday, June 26, for saying the Philippines "will allow" China to fish in the West Philippine Sea. "When will we stop giving our northern neighbor primacy over our own people?" Del Rosario said ........»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated NewsJun 26th, 2019

Locsin calls West Philippine Sea a juvenile name

MANILA, Philippines – Foreign Secretary Teodoro "Teddyboy" Locsin Jr on Saturday, June 15, criticized as "juvenile" the use of the name "West Philippine Sea" to refer to part of the South China Sea that belongs to Filipinos. "That is how we lose territory, by dropping technical colonial ........»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated NewsJun 15th, 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

President Duterte to China: ‘Treat us as brothers and not your enemies’

President Rodrigo R. Duterte has appealed to the Chinese people to treat the Filipinos as their brothers by allowing the Filipino fishermen to fish in the disputed West Philippine Sea......»»

Category: newsSource:  mb.com.phRelated NewsAug 29th, 2016

PDU30 sa Asean: Magkaroon ng self-restraint sa paglutas ng isyu sa West Philippine Sea

Manila, Philippines – HINILING ni Pangulong Rodrigo Roa Duterte sa Association of Southeast Asian Nations (Asean) na magkaroon ng “self-restraint” sa pagresolba sa usapin ng agawan ng teritoryo sa West Philippine Sea. Siniguro ng Pangulo sa Asean Summit sa Thailand ang kooperasyon ng Pilipinas, bilang Asean-China country coordinator, sa pagpapabilis ng matagal ng code of […] The post PDU30 sa Asean: Magkaroon ng self-restraint sa paglutas ng isyu sa West Philippine Sea appeared first on REMATE ONLINE......»»

Category: newsSource:  remateRelated NewsNov 3rd, 2019

‘WPS joint exploration may be unconstitutional’

As the Duterte administration appears determined to pursue joint development in the West Philippine Sea with China, some lawmakers have warned that such arrangement could have constitutional ramifications......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsOct 29th, 2019

Robredo: China ‘must first recognize’ PH ownership in joint exploration

MANILA, Philippines – Vice President Leni Robredo does not believe the looming joint oil and gas exploration deal with China is fair to Filipinos, as the foreign country has yet to recognize the Philippines' sovereignty over the West Philippine Sea.  On Monday, October 28, Robredo said she does not ........»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated NewsOct 28th, 2019

Duterte invites Russian oil giant to explore in West Philippine Sea

MANILA, Philippines – President Rodrigo Duterte has opened the door for a Russian firm to explore for oil and gas in Philippine waters being claimed by China. Duterte invited Russian oil giant Rosneft to conduct oil and gas exploration in various parts of the Philippines, including the West Philippine Sea, ........»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated NewsOct 9th, 2019

Economic benefits key to Duterte’s China stance

PRESIDENT Rodrigo Duterte is expected to maintain close ties with China despite its refusal to budge on its disputed claims to the South China (West Philippine) Sea, according to a…READ.....»»

Category: newsSource:  manilatimes_netRelated NewsSep 21st, 2019

China using fishing vessels for surveillance, control of West PH Sea – DND

  MANILA, Philippines – Chinese fishing vessels do more than just fish in the West Philippine Sea, but are part of China’s strategy to control the resource-rich waters and deny Filipinos access to their exclusive economic zone (EEZ), the Department of National Defense (DND) said in a report. “Apparently, ........»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated NewsSep 19th, 2019

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

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

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

‘Accepting China’s rejection of arbitral award a betrayal of public trust’

It would be a betrayal of public trust should the Duterte administration accept China’s rejection of the landmark ruling that invalidated its sweeping claim over the South China Sea, parts of which is the West Philippine Sea, former Foreign Affairs Secretary Albert Del Rosario said Saturday......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsAug 31st, 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

Duterte’s China visit to tackle bilateral relations, sea row

Keen on asserting the Philippines’ rights over the West Philippine Sea, President Duterte will push through with his working visit to Beijing from Aug. 28 to Sept. 1, the Department of Foreign Affairs said yesterday......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsAug 23rd, 2019