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Support up for military patrols in West Philippine Sea – OCTA poll

More Filipinos support expanded naval patrols and troop presence in the West Philippine Sea to assert the country’s territorial rights in the area, a recent survey conducted by OCTA Research showed......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsJan 23rd, 2024

Navy ready to support PCG patrols in West Philippine Sea

The Armed Forces of the Philippines has reassured the Philippine Coast Guard that the military, primarily through the Philippine Navy, is ready to provide more support in patrol operations being carried out in the West Philippine Sea......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsJan 22nd, 2024

China coastguard uses water cannons against Philippine ships in South China Sea

MANILA/SHANGHAI (Reuters) -China’s coastguard said it had taken measures against Philippine vessels in disputed waters of the South China Sea on Saturday, while the Philippines decried the moves, including the use of water cannons, as “irresponsible and provocative”. China’s actions led to “significant damage” and injury to personnel on a civilian boat hired to resupply.....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsMar 24th, 2024

China gets increasingly rambunctious in South China Sea

Hong Kong, April 1 (ANI): Chairman Xi Jinping, as part of his hardening stance against the Philippines, has obviously instructed agencies like the China Coast Guard (CCG), which is directly under his command, to demonstrate greater vigor in the South China Sea. Indeed, Second Thomas Shoal has emerged as a potent flashpoint in the South China Sea, a submerged reef situated 194km west of the Philippine island of Palawan. Th.....»»

Category: sportsSource:  abscbnRelated NewsApr 1st, 2024

Resupply missions in West Philippine Sea to continue – AFP

Amid continuing harassment by China, the Armed Forces of the Philippines (AFP) said the military will continue to carry out rotation and reprovisioning (RORE) missions to the BRP Sierra Madre at Ayungin Shoal......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsMar 10th, 2024

Water cannons sprayed on Philippine boat by Chinese coast guard ship

MANILA, The Philippines: In the latest confrontation near a disputed shoal in the South China Sea, Philippine officials said a Chinese coast guard ships sprayed water cannons at a supply boat on Saturday, causing injuries to its navy crew members and heavy damage to the wooden vessel. The US and Japan immediately expressed their support for the Philippines amid China's aggression off the Second Thomas Shoal, whi.....»»

Category: newsSource:  manilanewsRelated NewsMar 29th, 2024

Envoy discusses importance of West Philippine Sea, 2016 arbitral ruling

The Philippine embassy in Ankara hosted a special screening of the West Philippine Sea documentary “Kalayaan: Karapatan sa Karagatan,” aimed to educate viewers on the Philippines’ maritime claims in the West Philippine Sea and its ongoing efforts to resolve the contentious issue......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsJan 15th, 2024

China urges ROK to stay prudent on South China Sea issue: Chinese FM

BEIJING, March 28 (Xinhua) -- China urges the Republic of Korea (ROK) to stay prudent when it comes to the South China Sea issue, Chinese foreign ministry spokesperson Lin Jian said on Thursday. Lin made the remarks at a regular press briefing when responding to a media query about ROK Foreign Ministry Spokesperson's biased and unfactual comments on the South China Sea issue over the past few days. "China.....»»

Category: newsSource:  manilanewsRelated NewsMar 28th, 2024

‘China destroyed 21,000 acres of West Philippine Sea coral reefs’

The country faces a decline in fisheries production amid reports that China has destroyed at least 21,000 acres of coral reefs in the West Philippine Sea an expert from the University of the Philippines-Marine Science Institute warned yesterday......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsFeb 24th, 2024

Gearing up vs China blocking actions near Ayungin Shoal

China has been stepping up its pressure tactics in the West Philippine Sea, deploying a naval warship alongside the China Coast Guard and maritime militia in blocking an unarmed Philippine boat carrying supplies to the troops manning an outpost aboard the ship BRP Sierra Madre in Ayungin Shoal......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsApr 5th, 2024

FACT CHECK: No Marcos order expelling China from West PH Sea

Marcos says the government will defend the Philippines’ territory amid ‘worrisome’ Chinese presence in the West Philippine Sea but does not make reference to any expulsion of China.....»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated NewsMar 11th, 2024

79 percent want Philippines to work with US amid West Philippine Sea tension

Eight in 10 Filipinos want the Philippine government to work with the United States amid the continuing tensions in the West Philippine Sea, a recent survey conducted by Pulse Asia showed......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsJan 17th, 2024

Philippines to improve 9 of its islands in South China Sea

MANILA, The Philippines: The Philippines is set to enhance the habitability of islands it considers part of its territory in the South China Sea, according to Romeo Brawner, Manila's military chief. These plans are unfolding amid escalating tensions between the Philippines and China, as both nations claim South China Sea territory and have accused each other of provocative actions in the region. Apart fr.....»»

Category: newsSource:  manilanewsRelated NewsJan 18th, 2024

Philippines to enhance habitability of its islands in South China Sea

MANILA, The Philippines: The Philippines is set to enhance the habitability of islands it considers part of its territory in the South China Sea, according to Romeo Brawner, Manila's military chief. These plans are unfolding amid escalating tensions between the Philippines and China, as both nations claim South China Sea territory and have accused each other of provocative actions in the region. Apart fr.....»»

Category: newsSource:  philippinetimesRelated NewsJan 18th, 2024

Fish catch in West Philippine Sea grows despite tensions with China

Despite rising tensions with China, the Philippines expanded its fish catch in the West Philippine Sea (WPS) last year to a four-year high of over 200,000 metric tons on the back of higher state support to fishermen......»»

Category: financeSource:  philstarRelated NewsMar 24th, 2024

China must withdraw ships from West Philippine Sea, groups say

Militant groups on Tuesday said China must withdraw its ships from the West Philippine Sea as well as its claims over islands based on bogus sovereignty......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsFeb 6th, 2024

China urges Philippines to stop provocations in South China Sea

BEIJING, April 1 (Xinhua) -- China urges the Philippines to immediately stop violating China's sovereignty and its provocations on Ren'ai Jiao, and return to observing the spirit of the Declaration on the Conduct of Parties in the South China Sea (DOC), Chinese foreign ministry spokesperson Wang Wenbin said on Monday. Wang made the remarks when asked to comment on a statement made by the Philippine department of.....»»

Category: sportsSource:  abscbnRelated NewsApr 2nd, 2024

Australia, Britain Criticize China for Actions in Hong Kong

SYDNEY - Australia and Britain on Friday criticized China for its actions in Hong Kong and the South China Sea and its support of Russia, after a meeting in which London and Canberra deepened their security ties.The two countries called out 'recent unsafe and destabilizing behavior by China's vessels against Philippine vessels and crew near Second Thomas Shoal in the South China Sea,' in a statement that contain.....»»

Category: newsSource:  manilanewsRelated NewsMar 22nd, 2024

PH intensifies patrols to guard WPS fishing grounds

The Philippines will actively protect its traditional fishing grounds in the West Philippine Sea from increasing Chinese aggression by having government ships regularly patrol Panatag (Scarborough) Shoal starting this month. National Security Adviser Eduardo Año announced that vessels from the Philippine Coast Guard (PCG) and the Bureau of Fisheries and Aquatic Resources (BFAR) will take.....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsFeb 17th, 2024

China Coast Guard water-cannons anew Ayungin-bound civilian Philippine boat

A China Coast Guard vessel again blasted a Filipino supply boat with water cannons during the latter's attempt to bring much needed supplies to soldiers stationed at the Ayungin (Scarborough) Shoal......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsMar 23rd, 2024