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Robredo slams Chinese activity in PH waters

Robredo slams Chinese activity in PH waters.....»»

Category: entertainmentSource: pep pepJun 12th, 2018

China general slams irresponsible comments on South China Sea

SINGAPORE – A Chinese general on Saturday, June 2, lashed out at "irresponsible comments" on Beijing's military build-up in the South China Sea after the US defense chief accused China of intimidation and coercion in the disputed waters. "Any irresponsible comments from other countries cannot be accepted," Lieutenant General He Lei said at ........»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated NewsJun 2nd, 2018

Chinese vessel to be used for Benham scientific research already in PH, sighted off Isabela – Alejano

The Chinese vessel to be used for the marine scientific research has already entered Philippine waters following the approval of the activity in Benham Rise, according to Magdalo party-list Rep. Gary Alejano......»»

Category: newsSource:  interaksyonRelated NewsJan 24th, 2018

No More Fish in the Sea: Masinloc Fisherfolk Speak Up

OBSCURE DIPLOMACY aside, there are other aspects of China's presence in Philippine waters worth reporting.The plight of the fishermen, harassed or taunted, even prevented, by Chinese vessels.....»»

Category: newsSource:  manilanewsRelated NewsJun 22nd, 2018

Chinese envoy’s presence in Kawit distressing to Hontiveros

  Opposition Sen. Risa Hontiveros finds "so insensitive" the sight of China's ambassador standing next to President Rodrigo Duterte as the latter waved the Philippine flag during Tuesday's Independence Day rites at the Aguinaldo Shrine in Kawit, Cavite.   Speaking at a media forum, Hontiveros expressed discomfort over Ambassador Zhao Jianhua's high-profile appearance in the activity.   "I don't know why the Chinese ambassador had to stand beside the President while he raised the flag, and why he spoke to our defense secretary --- it was so insensitive of them in these times," she said in Filipino.   Zhao spoke with the President about the comp...Keep on reading: Chinese envoy’s presence in Kawit distressing to Hontiveros.....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsJun 14th, 2018

Robredo says Duterte admin too soft vs Chinese presence in West PH Sea

MANILA, Philippines – Vice President Leni Robredo described as "too soft" the approach of President Rodrigo Duterte's government in dealing with China's militarization of the West Philippine Sea. The Vice President was asked on Wednesday, June 13, to assess the actions of the Department of Foreign Affairs (DFA) ........»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated NewsJun 13th, 2018

Robredo vows to defend Filipino fishermen

        Vice President Leni Robredo on Tuesday vowed to defend the rights of Filipino fishermen in the West Philippine Sea amid a brewing scandal over the alleged harassment by the Chinese Coast Guard against local fisherfolk.   Robredo, in an interview in Rosario, Cavite, assured the fishermen that she was "one with them" against any form of harassment.   "We assure our fishermen in the West Philippine Sea that we are here to help them," the vice president said in Filipino.   "It breaks our hearts to think that they feel helpless. We want them to know that there are still people who are willing to fight for their right...Keep on reading: Robredo vows to defend Filipino fishermen.....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsJun 12th, 2018

Robredo slams government s softened stance on sea dispute

Vice President Leni Robreado speaks at a forum on the West Philippine Sea at the University of the Phippines in Diliman. PHOTO by Frances Mangosing/INQUIRER.net Vice President Leni Robredo on Monda.....»»

Category: newsSource:  philippinetimesRelated NewsJun 12th, 2018

China vows ‘serious investigation’ into Chinese seizures of fish catch in Philippine waters

China on Monday said it will “seriously” investigate the reported Chinese confiscations of Filipino fishermen's catch at Panatag (Scarborough) shoal, adding that it has allowed Filipino fishermen to fish in the area “out of goodwill.”.....»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsJun 12th, 2018

Robredo slams government& apos;s & apos;softened& apos; stance on sea dispute - Inquirer.net

Robredo slams government's 'softened' stance on sea dispute - Inquirer.net.....»»

Category: newsSource:  googlenewsRelated NewsJun 11th, 2018

Chinese paper slams US stance on Taiwan, says should prepare for “crisis”

SHANGHAI — China should be prepared for crisis in the Taiwan Strait, the hawkish Global Times newspaper said in an editorial on Friday, amid rising tension between Beijing and Washington over the self-ruled island that China sees as a wayward province. The United States has ramped up pressure on China in the disputed South China […].....»»

Category: newsSource:  interaksyonRelated NewsJun 8th, 2018

Chinese Coast Guard take Pinoy fishermen’s catch in Scarborough Shoal

Chinese Coast Guardsmen have been taking the catch of Filipinos fishing in the waters of Scarborough Shoal (Bajo de Masinloc), according to GMA News’ Jun Veneracion in his report for Thursday’s 24 Oras. Source link link: Chinese Coast Guard take Pinoy fishermen’s catch in Scarborough Shoal.....»»

Category: newsSource:  manilainformerRelated NewsJun 7th, 2018

China factory activity rises to 8-month high in upbeat sign

A monthly survey shows Chinese factory activity has risen to an eight-month high, in a positive sign for the world's No. 2 economy......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsMay 31st, 2018

Chinese warships challenge U.S. ships in South China Sea

BEIJING, China - After the U.S. sailed two of its Navy vessels through the disputed mineral rich waters of the South China Sea - which Beijing claims as its own, China criticized the move.Am.....»»

Category: newsSource:  philippinetimesRelated NewsMay 28th, 2018

China warns US warships in South China Sea

China has deployed naval ships and aircraft to warn off two United States warships which Beijing accused of entering its territorial waters without permission from the Chinese government......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsMay 28th, 2018

More than 1,600 Chinese structures in South China Sea

MANILA, Philippines – China has constructed more than 1,600 structures in the disputed South China Sea, and nearly half of these can be found in waters belonging to the Philippines.  This is based on data exclusively reviewed and published by Reuters on Thursday, May 24.  The ........»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated NewsMay 26th, 2018

Vietnam says Chinese bombers in disputed South China Sea increase tensions

Recent activity by China's strategic bombers in the South China Sea's Paracel Islands seriously violated Vietnam's sovereignty over the disputed territory, Vietnam's foreign ministry said on Monday......»»

Category: newsSource:  interaksyonRelated NewsMay 22nd, 2018

Senate must make stand on Chinese activity in West Philippine Sea, Drilon says

The Senate should play a more active role in the Philippines' foreign policy, Senate Minority Leader Franklin Drilon said in a radio interview on Sunday......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsMay 20th, 2018

World’s largest freshwater pearl to sell at Dutch auction

The world's largest known freshwater pearl, which once belonged to Catherine the Great, will go on sale in the Netherlands later this month, the auctioneers announced Thursday. Known as the Sleeping Lion pearl due to its distinctive shape, the pearl was likely formed in the first half of the 18th century in Chinese waters, possibly even the Pearl River. Auction house Venduehuis said the jewel weighs some 120 grams and is almost seven centimeters long making it one of the three largest known pearls in the world. It has an estimated value of between 340,000 and 540,000 euros ($400,000 to $637,000). Around 1765, the pearl was shipped to Batavia, now known as Jakarta, ...Keep on reading: World’s largest freshwater pearl to sell at Dutch auction.....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsMay 19th, 2018

Robredo slams plan to abolish, transfer PCGG to Calida s office

MANILA, Philippines – Vice President Leni Robredo and other officials of the Liberal Party (LP) slammed the move to abolish the agency tasked to recover the billions of pesos plundered during the Marcos dictatorship. Robredo described the House of Representatives' passage of the bill  as alarming. She said the Presidential Commission on Good Government (PCGG) was able ........»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated NewsMay 17th, 2018

What ‘disputed waters?’

Just last week, May 6, Vice-President Leni Robredo issued a statement on China’s installation of missile systems in the West Philippine Sea. It is quite refreshing to have a top government official issue a statement that urges the administration to take immediate and appropriate actions that take into account international laws. NO DISPUTE Not surprisingly, […] The post What ‘disputed waters?’ appeared first on BusinessWorld......»»

Category: financeSource:  bworldonlineRelated NewsMay 15th, 2018