West Philippine Sea joint exploration not a done deal — Palace | Philstar.com

Reference: Viray, P. L. (2019, September 13). West Philippine Sea joint exploration not a done deal — Palace. Philstar.com. Retrieved September 13, 2019 from https://www.philstar.com/headlines/2019/09/13/1951490/west-philippine-sea-joint-exploration-not-done-deal-palace West Philippine Sea joint exploration not a done deal — Palace Patricia Lourdes Viray (Philstar.com) – September 13, 2019 – 11:43am MANILA, Philippines — Following President Rodrigo Duterte’s declaration of … Continue reading

PH, China agree to shun ‘provocative acts’ on South China Sea dispute | Malaya Business Insight

Reference: Montemayor, J. (2019, September 02). PH, China agree to shun ‘provocative acts’ on South China Sea dispute. Malaya Business Insight. Retrieved September 02, 2019 from https://malaya.com.ph/business-news/news/ph-china-agree-shun-%E2%80%98provocative-acts%E2%80%99-south-china-sea-dispute PH, China agree to shun ‘provocative acts’ on South China Sea dispute By JOCELYN MONTEMAYOR September 02, 2019 THE Philippines and Chinese governments have agreed to exercise “self-restraint” … Continue reading

Xi now seeks sea reg | Daily Tribune – Without Fear. Without Favor

Reference: Maralit, K. (2019, August 14). Xi now seeks sea reg. Daily Tribune – Without Fear. Without Favor. Retrieved August 15, 2019 from https://tribune.net.ph/index.php/2019/08/14/xi-now-seeks-sea-reg/ Xi now seeks sea reg By Kristina Maralit – August 14, 2019 12:05 AM Following President Rodrigo Duterte’s claim that China “could be” the cause of delay in the completion of … Continue reading

Duterte dares US: Take over WPS | Manila Standard

Reference: Mariano, N. & Requejo, R. E. (2019, July 18). Duterte dares US: Take over WPS. manilastandard.net. Retrieved July 18, 2019 from http://manilastandard.net/news/top-stories/300096/duterte-dares-us-take-over-wps.html Duterte dares US: Take over WPS posted July 18, 2019 at 02:00 am by Nathaniel Mariano and Rey E. Requejo Invokes mutual defense treaty amid China row President Rodrigo Duterte on Wednesday … Continue reading

Electric vehicle industry charts next dev’t steps | BusinessWorld

Reference: Saulon, V. V. (2019, July 18). Electric vehicle industry charts next dev’t steps. BusinessWorld. Retrieved July 18, 2019 from https://www.bworldonline.com/electric-vehicle-industry-charts-next-devt-steps/ Electric vehicle industry charts next dev’t steps July 18, 2019 | 12:30 am Infrastructure like widely distributed electric car charging stations — such as this one in London — are needed for increased use of … Continue reading

Duterte invokes PH-US Mutual Defense Treaty | Malaya Business Insight

Reference: Montemayor, J. & Hachero, A. (2019, July 18). Duterte invokes PH-US Mutual Defense Treaty. Malaya Business Insight. Retrieved July 18, 2019 from https://www.malaya.com.ph/business-news/news/duterte-invokes-ph-us-mutual-defense-treaty Duterte invokes PH-US Mutual Defense Treaty BY JOCELYN MONTEMAYOR and ASHZEL HACHERO – July 18, 2019 PRESIDENT Duterte yesterday asked the United States to enforce a military treaty between Manila and Washington … Continue reading

‘Duterte pursuing best option in row with China’ | Malaya Business Insight

Reference: Montemayor, J. (2019, July 16). ‘Duterte pursuing best option in row with China’. Malaya Business Insight. Retrieved July 16, 2019 from https://www.malaya.com.ph/business-news/news/%E2%80%98duterte-pursuing-best-option-row-china%E2%80%99 ‘Duterte pursuing best option in row with China’ By JOCELYN MONTEMAYOR – July 16, 2019 PRESIDENT Duterte is pursuing the “best” option available to peacefully solve the territorial dispute between the Philippines and … Continue reading

Interloper has no mandate | Daily Tribune – Without Fear or Favor

Reference: Manuel, E. (2019, July 16). Interloper has no mandate. Daily Tribune – Without Fear or Favor. Retrieved July 16, 2019 from https://tribune.net.ph/index.php/2019/07/16/interloper-has-no-mandate/ Interloper has no mandate By Elmer N. Manuel – July 16, 2019 12:07 AM Solicitor General Jose Calida The vicious critics of President Rodrigo Duterte on the West Philippine Sea (WPS) conflict should … Continue reading

Carpio Janus-faced on sea row stance | Daily Tribune – Without Fear or Favor

Reference: Mallari, M. J. (2019, July 14). Carpio Janus-faced on sea row stance. Daily Tribune – Without Fear or Favor. Retrieved July 16, 2019 from https://tribune.net.ph/index.php/2019/07/14/carpio-janus-faced-on-sea-row-stance/ Carpio Janus-faced on sea row stance By Mario J. Mallari – July 14, 2019 12:05 AM Political bias rather than his projected brilliance in law seemed to prevail over Senior … Continue reading

3 years after arbitral win vs China sea claims | Manila Standard

Reference: Requejo, R. E., Ramos-Araneta, M. & Blancaflor, M. J. (2019, July 13). 3 years after arbitral win vs China sea claims. manilastandard.net. Retrieved July 13, 2019 from http://manilastandard.net/news/top-stories/299684/3-years-after-arbitral-win-vs-china-sea-claims.html 3 years after arbitral win vs China sea claims posted July 13, 2019 at 01:55 am by Rey E. Requejo and Macon Ramos-Araneta, MJ Blancaflor Carpio, Del Rosario … Continue reading

Sino crewmen face raps over boat ramming | Manila Standard

Reference: Blancaflor, M. J. (2019, July 09). Sino crewmen face raps over boat ramming. manilastandard.net. Retrieved July 09, 2019 from http://manilastandard.net/news/top-stories/299320/sino-crewmen-face-raps-over-boat-ramming.html Sino crewmen face raps over boat ramming posted July 09, 2019 at 01:25 am by MJ Blancaflor The Palace on Monday backed the filing of raps against the Chinese crew involved in the Recto Bank incident, … Continue reading

Gov’t, senate call for sanctions vs Chinese crew | BusinessWorld

Reference: Balinbin, A. L. & Tadalan, C. A. (2019, July 08). Gov’t, senate call for sanctions vs Chinese crew. BusinessWorld. Retrieved July 09, 2019 from https://www.bworldonline.com/palace-senators-back-sanctions-vs-chinese-crew/ Gov’t, senate call for sanctions vs Chinese crew July 8, 2019 | 8:58 pm MALACAÑANG ON Monday said the Philippine government will insist on the liability of the Chinese … Continue reading

Sea wranglings won’t jar rating | Daily Tribune – Without Fear or Favor

Reference: Maralit, K. (2019, July 06). Sea wranglings won’t jar rating. Daily Tribune – Without Fear or Favor. Retrieved July 08, 2019 from https://tribune.net.ph/index.php/2019/07/06/sea-wranglings-wont-jar-rating/ Sea wranglings won’t jar rating By Kristina Maralit – July 6, 2019 12:05 AM Malacanang maintained yesterday that President Rodrigo Duterte’s stand on the Recto Bank incident and China’s activities in the West … Continue reading

Seek global aid, ward off China —Gordon | Manila Standard

Reference: Ramos-Araneta, M. (2019, July 08). Seek global aid, ward off China —Gordon. manilastandard.net. Retrieved July 08, 2019 from http://manilastandard.net/news/top-stories/299232/seek-global-aid-ward-off-china-gordon.html Seek global aid, ward off China —Gordon posted July 08, 2019 at 01:35 am by Macon Ramos-Araneta The Philippines should seek help from international organizations rather than ask for assistance from the United States to protect the … Continue reading

Only cook awake in rammed boat | Daily Tribune – Without Fear or Favor

Reference: Manuel, Elmer N. (2019, July 04). Only cook awake in rammed boat. Daily Tribune – Without Fear or Favor. Retrieved July 04, 2019 from https://tribune.net.ph/index.php/2019/07/04/only-cook-awake-in-rammed-boat/ Only cook awake in rammed boat By Elmer N. Manuel – July 4, 2019 12:05 AM LOCSIN Findings of the Philippine Coast Guard after the probe it held on the collision … Continue reading

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