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Category: newsSource: manila_shimbun manila_shimbunAug 13th, 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

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

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

Duterte tells Xi of deep concern over Chinese warships intrusion

MANILA, Philippines – Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte personally asked Chinese President Xi Jinping to ensure that Chinese warships and survey ships comply with international regulations when passing through Philippine waters. In their bilateral meeting on Thursday, August 29, Duterte relayed his "deep concern" over several cases of Chinese Naval ........»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated NewsAug 30th, 2019

‘Chinese research ships sighted in Pacific but outside Phl’

The Chinese ship detected in the Pacific was actually conducting a survey outside the Philippines 200-nautical mile Exclusive Economic Zone (EEZ), Defense Secretary Delfin Lorenzana said yesterday......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsAug 25th, 2019

Despite announced ban, Chinese survey ship lurking in Philippine EEZ anew

Despite the government's earlier declaration of banning foreign marine survey ships in the country's exclusive economic zone, a Chinese research vessel was once again spotted operating in Philippine waters......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsAug 23rd, 2019

Locsin backtracks on ban vs foreign marine surveys

MANILA, Philippines – After saying he would impose a "universal ban" ........»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated NewsAug 13th, 2019

States must declare marine protected areas in South China Sea – expert

MANILA, Philippines – Countries with territorial claims in the South China Sea must work together to declare marine protected areas and address environmental degradation in the maritime site. University of the Philippines Marine Science Institute Assistant Professor Deo Onda highlighted the need to do so in a recent in Rappler Talk interview , ........»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated NewsAug 11th, 2019
Category: newsSource:  manila_shimbunRelated NewsAug 10th, 2019

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

Teddy Locsin questions list of ocean-polluting countries

Foreign Affairs Secretary Teodoro Locsin Jr. has called the inclusion of the Philippines in the list of eight countries responsible for 63.6 percent of ocean trash as “shameful” but questioned whether there are nations not included because they exported their garbage......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsJul 15th, 2019

Philippines, China not talking about online gambling

MANILA, Philippines – Amid all the buzz and even red flags over Chinese online gambling companies doing business in the Philippines, it seems that the two countries are not really discussing the matter. China bans all forms of gambling, but its citizens are still able to play games online ........»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated NewsJul 2nd, 2019

Your fish is your future

Lying within the global center of marine biodiversity, the Philippines is one of the world’s top fish producing countries, and millions of Filipinos derive their livelihood from fishing......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsJun 9th, 2019

[ANALYSIS] Your fish is your future

Lying within the global center of marine biodiversity, the Philippines is one of the world's top fish producing countries, and millions of Filipinos derive their livelihood from fishing. However, these rich and precious resources are declining rapidly , with research showing that 10 of the country's 13 major ........»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated NewsJun 5th, 2019

Your fish is your future

LYING WITHIN the global center of marine biodiversity, the Philippines is one of the world’s top fish-producing countries, and millions of Filipinos derive their livelihood from fishing. However, these rich and precious resources are declining rapidly, with research showing that 10 of the country’s 13 major fishing grounds are already under threat due to overfishing, destructive fishing practices, habitat degradation, pollution, improper waste disposal, and extreme weather......»»

Category: newsSource:  bworldonlineRelated NewsJun 2nd, 2019

Please Engage China at the UN, Secretary Locsin

A recent article in the Philippine Daily Inquirer caused us to do a double-take when we read that Foreign Affairs Secretary Teddyboy Locsin Jr. intended to protest Communist China’s establishment of a maritime rescue center on Kagitingan (Fiery Cross) Reef in the West Philippine Sea (WPS). Kagitingan lies halfway between the Philippines and Vietnam and is claimed by both countries as well as Taiwan and the People’s Republic of China (PRC) ........»»

Category: newsSource:  philnewsRelated NewsApr 28th, 2019

Countries around disputed seas to safeguard marine ecosystem

MANILA, Philippines – Countries around the South China Sea have embarked on a collaborative initiative to safeguard almost two million hectares of the region.....»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsNov 14th, 2016

Improvement in PH internet speed seen – survey

The Philippines along with India had the lowest average Internet connection speeds among 15 Asia Pacific countries, but the Philippines is expected to see some improvements soon with additional wireless spectrum of the country’s two telecommunicat.....»»

Category: newsSource:  mb.com.phRelated NewsOct 10th, 2016

Philippines ranks high in expat survey on social relations

MANILA, Philippines – The Philippines is among the top 10 countries in the world where expatriates feel closer to their partner, for social life, and for eas.....»»

Category: financeSource:  philstarRelated NewsSep 25th, 2016

PH surges in UN survey e-government performance

The Philippines has climbed 24 notches to rank 71st out of 193 countries in e-government development, according to a survey by the United Nations (UN)......»»

Category: newsSource:  mb.com.phRelated NewsSep 25th, 2016