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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

Robredo slams Malacañang’s revocation of amnesty granted to Trillanes

NAGA CITY - Vice President Leni Robredo on Tuesday expressed dismay over the recent decision of Malacaang revoking the amnesty granted to opposition Senator Antonio Trillanes IV. In an official statement, Robredo said the decision was seemingly made to send a chilling effect to those who criticize President Duterte's administration. "Ang desisyon ng Palasyo na ideklarang void ang amnestiyang binigay kay Senator Antonio Trillanes IV ay isa namang patunay na gagawin ng administrasyong ito ang lahat para patahimikin ang sinumang kumokontra rito," Robredo said. She said that instead of pushing for personal interests, the administration should focus on finding solutions to the proble...Keep on reading: Robredo slams Malacañang’s revocation of amnesty granted to Trillanes.....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsSep 4th, 2018

Leni Robredo slams Duterte’s recycled rants on drug links

Focus on problems that are making life difficult for Filipinos. Source link link: Leni Robredo slams Duterte’s recycled rants on drug links.....»»

Category: newsSource:  manilainformerRelated NewsSep 1st, 2018

Leni Robredo slams Duterte’s recycled rants on drug links

Focus on problems that are making life difficult for Filipinos......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsAug 31st, 2018

PHL ‘concerned’ about US report on Chinese nuclear capability in disputed waters

MALACAÑANG on Thursday said it is “concerned” with the Pentagon’s recent report that “a nuclear element” may be brought into the disputed South China Sea region, noting that the Southeast Asian region has a nuclear-weapon-free zone policy. The post PHL ‘concerned’ about US report on Chinese nuclear capability in disputed waters appeared first on BusinessWorld......»»

Category: newsSource:  bworldonlineRelated NewsAug 23rd, 2018

Robredo slams arrest of lawyers in controversial Makati bar raid

Vice President Leni Robredo raised alarm on the arrest of three lawyers who were monitoring the cops’ search operation in a bar in Makati......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsAug 20th, 2018

Patrols in disputed waters warned by Chinese on daily basis –AFP

Philippine aircraft and vessels conducting routine patrols in the West Philippine Sea are confronted by Chinese military on a daily basis, Armed Forces of the Philippines chief of staff General Carlito Galvez Jr.  said on Monday. Source link link: Patrols in disputed waters warned by Chinese on daily basis –AFP.....»»

Category: newsSource:  manilainformerRelated NewsAug 13th, 2018

Chinese Students Learn Pinoy Culture in ‘Ni Hao’ Activity

Some 64 students from various schools in China learned facts about the Philippines in a “Ni Hao (Hello), Philippines” activity at the Philippine Embassy in Beijing on August 9. “Ni Hao, Philippines” is an annual activity initiated by the cultural section of the embassy in partnership with the Department of Tourism (DOT), which aims to […].....»»

Category: newsSource:  metrocebuRelated NewsAug 13th, 2018

IN PHOTOS: 6 Chinese ships guarding Panatag Shoal

MANILA, Philippines – Six Chinese vessels were spotted guarding Panatag Shoal (Scarborough Shoal), or Bajo de Masinloc, as the Philippine Coast Guard (PCG) completed another flight over Philippine waters on Wednesday morning, August 1. Of the 6 Chinese vessels, two ships were spotted at the mouth of Panatag while ........»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated NewsAug 1st, 2018

Metro Star Realty and Team Core to represent PH in Hoopbattle Championship in China

Metro Star Realty and Team Core booked their ticket to the HoopBattle Championship in China after finishing on top of the first ever Vivo HoopBattle Championship Philippines last Sunday (July 29) at the Market! Market! Activity Center, which aired live on ABS-CBN S+A and via livestream on ‪sports.abs-cbn.com. Led by 6’7 Jamal Thomas, who was also named the tournament’s Most Valuable Player, Metro Star Realty dominated Team Core, 21-10, in the final match to win the P200,000 grand prize of the 3x3 basketball tournament brought to the country by Ayala Malls and ABS-CBN Sports with co-presenter Vivo Philippines and in cooperation with Virtual Playground. Thomas and teammates Joseph Navarro, Reinier Quinga, and Argene Sabalza will represent the Philippines in the HoopBattle Championship in China later this year, where they will battle foreign teams for up to P3 million worth of prizes.  “It’s mission accomplished for me. I’ve always wanted to make my lola proud and make a name for myself and my family. I’m totally humbled and blessed,” said Thomas, who is currently a practice player for a local professional basketball team. Team Core, composed of Maharlika Basketball Pilipinas League players Axel Torres, John Vidal, John Cauilan, and JR Alabanza, also qualified to play in China, and took home P100,000 as the tourney’s second best team. “For me sobrang saya ng feeling, sobrang blessed, kasi hindi namin hiniling pero binigay ni God. Sobrang thankful kami. Mahirap pero sabi nga nila mag-enjoy lang,” shared Torres, whose team played undermanned with JR Alabanza getting injured prior the games. Both teams emerged on top after a single round robin elimination with six other teams that topped the Vivo HoopBattle legs held in different Ayala malls this July. The Metro Star Realty beat Team Ballers in the semifinals, while Team Core defeated Team Arellano University 2 in their own knockout game. The other teams that made it to the last eight were Just Coco led by Prince Rivero, Team Enderun bannered by former Batang Gilas Mike Dela Cruz, and Team F4 led by UP Fighting Maroon AJ Madrigal, and Team BS Susim Shipping. In an exhibition three point shootout, the tournament’s best long-range shooters Marco Sario (Team Ballers), AJ Madrigal (Team F4), and Mike Dela Cruz (Team Enderun) also bested Chinese players Jason Song, Camel Luo, and Young Sean, drawing cheers from Filipinos watching live in the venue. Song and Luo play for Chong Son Kung Fu in the ASEAN Basketball League, while Sean played in the 2014 FIBA 3x3 World Tour. HBC president Temple Deng said he is very happy with the turnout of the first HBC event outside China during an interview with ABS-CBN Sports anchor Andrei Felix, who hosted the event with UAAP basketball analyst Bea Daez and NCAA courtside reporter Roxanne Montealegre. “Just one word, amazing. I love it. They were very entertaining. Their performances were amazing,” he said. The tournament, which aims to highlight the both upcoming and undiscovered basketball talents in the country, started with 48 teams composed of players from both amateur and professional ranks. It was played under the strict guidelines of FIBA and sanctioned by the Samahang Basketbol ng Pilipinas. “This only shows how big 3x3 basketball already is here in the country. Players from all walks of life came to participate here. I know we even had a surprise team composed of security guards of an Ayala Mall. In terms of the level of play, these guys have obviously been playing a lot of 3x3,” ABS-CBN Sports head Dino Laurena shared. AMSI Inc. general manager Gabby Katigbak also said they look forward to more partnerships like the Vivo HoopBattle that gives Filipino athletes a chance to showcase their talent. Fans who watched the event yesterday also enjoyed special appearances by OPM star Inigo Pascual and athletes Ponggay and Therese Gaston, Bobby Ray Parks Jr, Chris Tiu, and Jimmy Alapag. ABS-CBN Sports anchors Martin Javier and Renren Ritualo also served as commentators for the livestream of the games. For more sports news and stories, visit sports.abs-cbn.com and follow @ABSCBNSports on Facebook and Twitter. For updates, follow @abscbnpr on Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram, or visit www.abscbnpr.com  .....»»

Category: sportsSource:  abscbnRelated NewsAug 1st, 2018

China warned against credit-driven stimulus

BEIJING: China must resist taking aggressive stimulus steps as it navigates troubled economic waters as they could add to excessive debt levels leading to an “abrupt adjustment”, the International Monetary Fund said Friday. The IMF warning, contained in a policy report, comes after Chinese leaders earlier this week signalled a shift toward looser fiscal policy [...] The post China warned against credit-driven stimulus appeared first on The Manila Times Online......»»

Category: newsSource:  manilatimes_netRelated NewsJul 27th, 2018

Tourism boom benefits Belt and Road

Chef Mai Guangfan, third from right, from South China's Guangdong province, displayed his culinary skills at the cultural exchange activity under the theme, One Belt One Road, Chinese Meets Th.....»»

Category: newsSource:  philippinetimesRelated NewsJul 26th, 2018

Robredo warns: Philippines losing arbitral ruling advantage in South China Sea

Vice President Leni Robredo on Thursday urged the Philippines to start planning how it could move forward in protecting its sovereignty in the South China Sea, two years after the landmark ruling invalidating much of China's claims to the disputed waters was handed down......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsJul 12th, 2018

Chinese tech giant Tencent plans US listing for music arm

BEIJING --- Tencent, China's most valuable tech company and the operator of the popular WeChat social media platform, says it plans to spin off its streaming music service on a US stock exchange. The company said in a statement issued through the Hong Kong stock exchange that the share price and other details of the stock offering in Tencent Music Entertainment Group have yet to be decided. Tencent Holdings Ltd.'s other businesses include WeChat and online games and video. Most of its activity is concentrated in its faster-growing home market in China but the company is gradually expanding abroad. Tencent Music competes in China with streaming services operated by Netease In...Keep on reading: Chinese tech giant Tencent plans US listing for music arm.....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsJul 9th, 2018

Foreigners in Boracay allowed to ‘take dip’ for ‘humanitarian activity’ – DENR exec

Some European delegates of Genfest International were allowed to "take a dip" in Boracay waters as part of a "humanitarian activity" they were conducting for local residents, who are also allowed to swim in designated areas of the resort island. What is forbidden on the island is "commercial swimming," Antiporda, who is undersecretary for national solid waste management, said at the Saturday News Forum, which was held on July 7, at the University Hotel at the University of the Philippines campus in Diliman, Quezon City. Commercial swimming, he explained, is the activity engaged by tourists who check in at hotel. A video clip of foreign delegates who dipped in Boracay waters em...Keep on reading: Foreigners in Boracay allowed to ‘take dip’ for ‘humanitarian activity’ – DENR exec.....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsJul 7th, 2018

China’s Hainan invites ‘individuals’ to develop idle islands in South China Sea — report

China’s southern province of Hainan, which oversees the country’s territorial claims in South China Sea, has allowed “any entity or individual” to develop uninhabitated islands in the disputed waters in a bid to discourage rival claimants from occupying idle features, Chinese state media reported......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsJul 7th, 2018

37 dead, 18 unaccounted for in Thai tourist boat capsizing

PHUKET, Thailand (3rd UPDATE) – Thai rescuers pulled 37 bodies from waters off the coast of the holiday island of Phuket on Friday, July 6, after a tourist boat went down in heavy seas with dozens of Chinese passengers on board. Many of the dead were found drifting face down in ........»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated NewsJul 7th, 2018

21 dead, many more bodies seen inside sunken Thai tourist boat

PHUKET, Thailand – Thai rescuers pulled 21 bodies from waters off the coast of the holiday island of Phuket on Friday, July 6, after a tourist boat went down in heavy seas with dozens of Chinese passengers on board. The dead were found drifting face down in the water, still wearing ........»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated NewsJul 6th, 2018

Asian investors start week cautiously as China tariffs loom

Asian investors kicked the week off tentatively on Monday as they prepare for the US to impose hefty tariffs on a range of Chinese imports, taking their trade row to another level. The levies on billions of dollars of goods, which are due Friday, come after data at the weekend showed Chinese manufacturing activity slowed […].....»»

Category: newsSource:  bworldonlineRelated NewsJul 2nd, 2018