Commercial WPS deal | Daily Tribune – Without Fear. Without Favor

Reference: Wakefield, F. (2019, September 16). Commercial WPS deal. Daily Tribune – Without Fear. Without Favor. Retrieved September 16, 2019 from https://tribune.net.ph/index.php/2019/09/16/commercial-wps-deal/ Commercial WPS deal Published on September 16, 2019 12:05 AM By Francis Wakefield China and the Philippines agreed to undertake the joint exploration deal in the West Philippine Sea (WPS) “on a commercial … Continue reading

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

Chinese warships trespassing: Locsin — Orders filing of diplomatic protest | Malaya Business Insight

Reference: Hachero, A. & Nonato, V. (2019, August 20). Chinese warships trespassing: Locsin — Orders filing of diplomatic protest. Malaya Business Insight. Retrieved August 20, 2019 from https://malaya.com.ph/business-news/news/chinese-warships-trespassing-locsin-orders-filing-diplomatic-protest Chinese warships trespassing: Locsin — Orders filing of diplomatic protest August 20, 2019 BY ASHZEL HACHERO and VINCE NONATO FOREIGN Affairs Secretary Teodoro Locsin Jr. yesterday ordered … 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

DPWH halfway done with Build, Build, Build | Philstar.com

Reference: Servallos, N. J. (2019, July 25). DPWH halfway done with Build, Build, Build. Philstar.com. Retrieved July 25, 2019 from https://www.philstar.com/headlines/2019/07/25/1937715/dpwh-halfway-done-build-build-build DPWH halfway done with Build, Build, Build Neil Jayson Servallos (The Philippine Star) – July 25, 2019 – 12:00am MANILA, Philippines — The Duterte administration’s ambitious infrastructure program may see some big-ticket projects incomplete … Continue reading

DFA chief: No renegotiation of MDT | Philstar.com

Reference: Lee-Brago, P. (2019, July 25). DFA chief: No renegotiation of MDT. Philstar.com. Retrieved July 25, 2019 from https://www.philstar.com/headlines/2019/07/25/1937724/dfa-chief-no-renegotiation-mdt DFA chief: No renegotiation of MDT Pia Lee-Brago (The Philippine Star) – July 25, 2019 – 12:00am MANILA, Philippines — Foreign Affairs Secretary Teodoro Locsin Jr. has refused to participate in any effort to renegotiate the … Continue reading

FULL TEXT: Duterte’s 2019 State of the Nation Address | Philstar.com

Reference: [Philstar.com]. (2019, July 22). FULL TEXT: Duterte’s 2019 State of the Nation Address. Philstar.com. Retrieved July 25, 2019 from https://www.philstar.com/headlines/2019/07/22/1936926/full-text-dutertes-2019-sona-speech FULL TEXT: Duterte’s 2019 State of the Nation Address (Philstar.com) – July 22, 2019 – 7:21pm [Delivered at the Session Hall of the House of Representatives, Batasang Pambansa Complex, Quezon City on 22 July … Continue reading

Nation should assert South China Sea rights — SWS poll | BusinessWorld

Reference: Tadalan, C. A. (2019, July 12). Nation should assert South China Sea rights — SWS poll. BusinessWorld. Retrieved July 13, 2019 from https://www.bworldonline.com/nation-should-assert-south-china-sea-rights-sws-poll/ Nation should assert South China Sea rights — SWS poll July 12, 2019 | 8:06 pm Protesters hold a sign at a dialogue during a protest on China’s deployment of missiles on the … 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

Duterte cites need to preserve China relations after collision | BusinessWorld

Reference: Balinbin, A. (2019, June 27). Duterte cites need to preserve China relations after collision. BusinessWorld. Retrieved June 28, 2019 from https://www.bworldonline.com/duterte-cites-need-to-preserve-china-relations-after-collision/ Duterte cites need to preserve China relations after collision June 27, 2019 PHILSTAR AMID calls to keep Chinese from fishing in the Philippines’ exclusive economic zone (EEZ), Malacañang said on Thursday that President … Continue reading

Impeach Duterte? Go file a complaint, says Malacañang | Malaya Business Insight

Reference: Hachero, A. & Montemayor, J. (2019, June 28). Impeach Duterte? Go file a complaint, says Malacañang. Malaya Business Insight. Retrieved June 28, 2019 from https://www.malaya.com.ph/business-news/news/impeach-duterte-go-file-complaint-says-malaca%C3%B1ang Impeach Duterte? Go file a complaint, says Malacañang BY ASHZEL HACHERO and JOCELYN MONTEMAYOR – June 28, 2019 FORMER Foreign Affairs Secretary Albert del Rosario yesterday said President Duterte … Continue reading

China barred from fishing in PH—Carpio | Manila Standard

Reference: Requejo, R. (2019, June 27). China barred from fishing in PH—Carpio. manilastandard.net. Retrieved June 27, 2019 from http://manilastandard.net/news/top-stories/298319/china-barred-from-fishing-in-ph-carpio.html China barred from fishing in PH—Carpio By Rey E. Requejo – June 27, 2019 The Philippine government cannot allow Chinese fishermen to fish in the country’s exclusive economic zone because this would violate the 1987 Constitution, Supreme Court … Continue reading

‘Chinese fishing in exclusive waters violates Constitution’ | Malaya Business Insight

Reference: Nonato, V. & Hachero, A. (2019, June 27). ‘Chinese fishing in exclusive waters violates Constitution’. Malaya Business Insight. Retrieved June 27, 2019 from https://www.malaya.com.ph/business-news/news/%E2%80%98chinese-fishing-exclusive-waters-violates-constitution%E2%80%99 ‘Chinese fishing in exclusive waters violates Constitution’  BY VINCE NONATO and ASHZEL HACHERO – June 27, 2019 PRESIDENT Duterte’s willingness to let the Chinese fish in the Philippine exclusive economic zone … Continue reading

PH more concerned about not offending China, says ex-envoy | Malaya Business Insight

Reference: Hachero, A. (2019, June 26). PH more concerned about not offending China, says ex-envoy. Malaya Business Insight. Retrieved June 26, 2019 from https://malaya.com.ph/business-news/news/ph-more-concerned-about-not-offending-china-says-ex-envoy PH more concerned about not offending China, says ex-envoy By Ashzel Hachero – June 26, 2019 FORMER ambassador Jose Cuisia Jr. yesterday said the Duterte administration’s response to two recent incidents … Continue reading

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