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Vietnam skipper narrates rescue

The captain of the Vietnamese ship yesterday corroborated the story of the 22 Filipino fishermen who were rescued near Recto Bank in the West Philippine Sea after their boat was hit by a Chinese vessel on June 9......»»

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Cook of Gem-Ver crew: China is lying

MANILA, Philippines – Richard Blaza, the cook of the Filipino fishing boat Gem-Ver sunk by a Chinese fishing ship in the West Philippine Sea, believes that China is lying. Blaza has been mistakenly branded by the Duterte government as the "sole witness" to the ramming of F/B Gem-Ver near Recto Bank ........»»

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PH boat sinking wake-up call to finish South China Sea code – analysts

MANILA, Philippines – The sinking of a Philippine fishing boat by a Chinese ship in the West Philippine Sea should serve as a "wake-up call" to complete the crafting of a Code of Conduct (COC) in the South China Sea, according to analysts. In a roundtable forum in Quezon City on Wednesday, June 18, Chinese ........»»

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Selective outrage? How Duterte reacted to other foreign affronts to Filipinos

MANILA, Philippines – President Rodrigo Duterte’s very cautious response to the sinking of a Filipino fishing boat by a Chinese ship struck many as uncharacteristic given his image as a no-holds-barred, tough-talking defender of the ordinary Filipino. Not only did he echo China’s dismissal of ........»»

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Vietnamese ship captain recalls rescue of 22 ‘hungry, quivering’ Filipino fishermen

THE captain of the Vietnamese ship that rescued 22 Filipino fishermen after their boat was rammed by a Chinese vessel recalled how the victims were “hungry and quivering” when he…READ The post Vietnamese ship captain recalls rescue of 22 ‘hungry, quivering’ Filipino fishermen appeared first on The Manila Times Online......»»

Source: Manilatimes_net Manilatimes_netCategory: NewsJun 19th, 2019Related News

Filipino fishermen awake when Chinese ship rammed their boat

MANILA, Philippines – Contrary to the claims of Malacañang and Department of Agriculture (DA) Secretary Emmanuel "Manny" Piñol, the fishermen of Fishing Boat Gem-Ver were not asleep when a Chinese fishing vessel rammed them in the West Philippine Sea. Presidential Spokesperson Salvador Panelo and Piñol have been saying in press conferences and ........»»

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Duterte dismisses PH boat sinking as maritime incident

MANILA, Philippines (3rd UPDATE) – President Rodrigo Duterte broke his silence on Monday, June 17, about the sinking of a Filipino fishing boat by a Chinese ship in the West Philippine Sea (South China Sea), dismissing this as a "maritime incident." "'Yang nangyari diyan sa banggaan, that ........»»

Source: Rappler RapplerCategory: NewsJun 17th, 2019Related News

Lorenzana doubts if PH boat sinking was intentional

MANILA, Philippines – After President Rodrigo Duterte  dismissed the sinking of a Filipino fishing boat by a Chinese ship in the West Philippine Sea as a "maritime incident," Defense Secretary Delfin Lorenzana now says he doubts if the incident was intentional. Speaking to reporters on Monday night, June 17, Lorenzana ........»»

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After Locsin says fuck int l community, PH runs to U.N. agency

MANILA, Philippines – A day after Foreign Secretary Teodoro Locsin Jr cursed at the international community, the Philippines raised before a United Nations agency the sinking of a Filipino boat by a Chinese ship.  The Philippines slammed the Chinese ship in a statement at the 101st session of the Maritime ........»»

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PH boat sinking simple, blown out of proportion – Piñol

MANILA, Philippines (UPDATED) – Agriculture Secretary Emmanuel "Manny" Piñol said the sinking of a Filipino boat by a Chinese ship, a first in the West Philippine Sea (South China Sea) , is "just a simple maritime incident" blown "out of proportion." Piñol echoed the Chinese foreign ministry , which said that it was "an ordinary maritime traffic incident," and ........»»

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Neymar in question as PSG chief blasts club s celebrity behavior

PARIS, France – Paris Saint-Germain president Nasser Al-Khelaifi warned Neymar and his other highly-paid stars that they must shape-up or ship-out, claiming "celebrity behavior" of the French champions will not be tolerated. "The players will have to assume their responsibilities even more than before," Al-Khelaifi told France Football in an interview ........»»

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Batangas-bound ship catches fire near Recto Bank

MANILA, Philippines – A car carrier ship was abandoned near Recto Bank (Reed Bank) in the West Philippine Sea after catching fire, the  Philippine Coast Guard  (PCG) announced on Monday, June 17. According to PCG Spokesman Captain Armand Balilo, foreign counterparts sent them an alert that a certain M/V Diamond Highway operated by K-line was "on fire ........»»

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WATCH: How a Chinese ship sank a Vietnamese boat in 2014

MANILA, Philippines – The sinking of a Filipino fishing boat by a Chinese ship in the West Philippine Sea (South China Sea) evoked memories of a similar incident involving a Vietnamese boat in 2014. On May 26, 2014, a large Chinese ship chased and rammed a Vietnamese ........»»

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Antonio Carpio: China militia ship likely behind ramming

It was likely that a Chinese military vessel and not an ordinary fishing boat rammed F/B Gemver and abandoned its 22 Filipino crewmen last week, Supreme Court Senior Associate Justice Antonio Carpio said yesterday......»»

Source: Philstar PhilstarCategory: NewsJun 15th, 2019Related News

IN PHOTOS: Aboard the Philippine boat sunk by a Chinese ship

OCCIDENTAL MINDORO, Philippines – While Fishing Boat Gem-Ver is already home, it is far from completely repaired after a Chinese fishing ship rammed it in the West Philippine Sea. The biggest damage was obvious from afar. What remained of its stern bore a gaping hole, improvisationally covered by plywood. The ........»»

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Satellite data show China ship not besieged by Filipino boats

MANILA, Philippines – Satellite data showed that Chinese ship Yuemaobinyu 42212 could not have been "besieged by 7 or 8 Filipino fishing boats" in Recto Bank (Reed Bank) as China claimed, according to maritime law expert Jay Batongbacal. Batongbacal interpreted this based on Visible Infrared Imaging Radiometer ........»»

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Owner of sunken boat: I feel like we’re slaves of China

OCCIDENTAL MINDORO, Philippines – Felix dela Torre fought back tears as he shared how much he had lost in the sinking of his fishing boat F/B Gem-Vir , which was rammed then abandoned by a Chinese fishing ship on June 9. "Parang alipin po tayo ng China. Parang wala tayong karapatan ........»»

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So far, no word from Duterte on Chinese ship sinking PH vessel | Evening wRap

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Source: Rappler RapplerCategory: NewsJun 14th, 2019Related News