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Palace backs ban on foreign research ships in Philipines

Malacañang said it would support the policy of the Department of Foreign Affairs (DFA) on marine surveys......»»

Category: newsSource: philstar philstarAug 13th, 2019

Palace backs halt to visa upon arrival

Malacañang yesterday agreed that the government needs to stop issuing visas to foreigners upon their arrival in the country following concerns on the influx of Chinese to the Philippines. Foreign Affairs Secretary Teodoro Locsin Jr. has said in his Twitter account that the Philippines should only issue visas to foreigners after they are vetted by […].....»»

Category: newsSource:  tempoRelated NewsAug 1st, 2019

Boracay defecation incident saddens Palace

Malacañang yesterday expressed displeasure at the reported defecation of a foreign tourist in Boracay, whose ecosystems and waterways have been under rehabilitation following environmental problems......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsAug 15th, 2019

Filipinos should lead marine survey in Philippine waters — Locsin

Foreign ships may conduct marine survey in Philippine exclusive economic zone provided that they turn over control to Filipino scientists, Foreign Affairs Secretary Teodoro Locsin Jr. said......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsAug 14th, 2019

Locsin eyes ‘universal ban’ on foreign marine surveys in PH waters

MANILA, Philippines – After two Chinese survey ships were found to be operating in the Philippines' exclusive economic zone (EEZ) without permission, Foreign Secretary Teodoro Locsin Jr announced he was eyeing a "universal ban" on marine surveys in Philippine waters. Locsin said on Monday, August 12, he wanted to do so ........»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated NewsAug 12th, 2019

Palace alarmed by death of Chinese worker in Las Piñas

Malacañang raised worries over growing reports on foreign workers being abused in the Philippines even by their own countrymen......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsAug 11th, 2019
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Philippines to fire off diplomatic protest over Chinese survey ships, warships

The Philippines' top diplomat confirmed that the Department of Foreign Affairs will be protesting the presence of Chinese survey ships in Philippine waters......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsAug 9th, 2019

Philippines files another diplomatic protest vs China

MANILA, Philippines (UPDATED) – The Philippines has filed another diplomatic protest against China, this time over the presence of Chinese  survey ships  and  warships  in the Philippines' exclusive economic zone (EEZ). Foreign Secretary Teodoro Locsin Jr announced the Philippine government's move in a tweet on Friday, August 9. "Okay, got it, General. DFA ........»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated NewsAug 9th, 2019

Philippines Protests Beijing s Ships Swarming in South China Sea

Manila has filed a diplomatic protest over reports about Chinese boats swarming around territory occupied by the Philippines in the South China Sea, the country's foreign secretary said Wednesday a.....»»

Category: newsSource:  manilanewsRelated NewsAug 1st, 2019

Philippines Protests Beijing s Ships Swarming in South China Sea

Manila has filed a diplomatic protest over reports about Chinese boats swarming around territory occupied by the Philippines in the South China Sea, the country's foreign secretary said Wednesday a.....»»

Category: newsSource:  philippinetimesRelated NewsAug 1st, 2019

Philippines fires off protest vs China ships near Pag-asa

As reports of more than a hundred Chinese ships swarming around Pag-asa island emerged, the Department of Foreign (DFA) “fired off” a diplomatic protest – the second since the sinking in June of a Filipino fishing boat by a Chinese trawler......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsJul 31st, 2019

Iran Guards seize British-flagged tanker in Strait of Hormuz

TEHRAN, Iran – Iran's Revolutionary Guards said Friday, July 19, they had seized a British-flagged tanker in the Strait of Hormuz for breaking "international maritime rules" as tensions mount in the highly sensitive waterway. Britain however said Iran had seized two ships in the Gulf, with Foreign Secretary Jeremy Hunt warning ........»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated NewsJul 20th, 2019

Palace: Diplomatic talks Duterte’s ‘best’ option to resolve territorial row

Pursuing diplomatic negotiations with China remains President Duterte’s “best” option to peacefully resolve the lingering territorial dispute, Malacañang said yesterday. Presidential spokesman Salvador Panelo said the President, as chief architect of foreign policy, has decided to talk with China than resort to use of force to settle the conflict, adding his critics could run for […].....»»

Category: newsSource:  tempoRelated NewsJul 15th, 2019

Recto backs DOF plan to tax Chinese POGO workers

The Senate is backing a government plan to run after tens of thousands of Chinese workers in the country who have not been paying income tax as the Bureau of Internal Revenue (BIR) targets to collect at least P22 billion a year in income taxes from Chinese and other foreign nationals employed in the booming Philippine offshore gaming operations or POGOs......»»

Category: financeSource:  philstarRelated NewsJul 6th, 2019

Satellite maps show foreign vessels swarming Philippine waters

MANILA, Philippines – More and more foreign ships and boats are sailing into Philippine waters, venturing closer and closer to Philippine shores, based on satellite images studied by a local maritime monitoring group.  Karagatan Patrol compared satellite images from 2012 to earlier this year, and found that ........»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated NewsJul 5th, 2019

Reds condemn Duterte’s ‘subservience to US’

“The docking of the USS Montgomery dwarfs China’s trawl ships in the South China Sea, literally and politically. While Chinese ships plunder and roam the Philippine seas, US warships carrying guns, missiles, fighter jets, hundreds of soldiers and nuclear arms, dock directly on Philippine civilian ports and airports, unload and store war materiél on US-controlled facilities, and offloads foreign troops who enjoy protection under the US-RP Visiting Forces Agreement.” The post Reds condemn Duterte’s ‘subservience to US’ appeared first on Bulatlat......»»

Category: newsSource:  bulatlatRelated NewsJul 5th, 2019
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Pinay raped by Kuwait cop; Palace outraged

A Filipina household service worker was allegedly raped and assaulted by a Kuwaiti police officer, the Department of Foreign Affairs (DFA) reported as the Philippine embassy in Kuwait coordinates with authorities for the arrest of the suspect......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsJun 13th, 2019

Pinay raped by Kuwait cop; Palace outraged

A Filipina household service worker was allegedly raped and assaulted by a Kuwaiti police officer, the Department of Foreign Affairs (DFA) reported as the Philippine embassy in Kuwait coordinates with authorities for the arrest of the suspect......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsJun 13th, 2019

Pinay raped by Kuwait cop; Palace outraged

A Filipina household service worker was allegedly raped and assaulted by a Kuwaiti police officer, the Department of Foreign Affairs (DFA) reported as the Philippine embassy in Kuwait coordinates with authorities for the arrest of the suspect......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsJun 13th, 2019