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Chinese, Vietnamese fishing vessels spotted at Ayungin Shoal

MANILA – The military said it spotted 42 Chinese and Vietnamese fishing vessels in several areas in the West Philippine Sea on Monday. The Armed Forces of the Philippines’ Western Command (Wescom) said a Chinese Coast Guard vessel was also ...

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Carpio: China can’t demand traditional fishing rights in EEZ

MANILA, Philippines — China cannot demand traditional fishing rights in the Philippines’ exclusive economic zone (EEZ), Senior Associate Justice Antonio Carpio said on Tuesday in an interview on ABS-CBN News Channel. ADVERTISEMENT “The Chinese cannot demand to fish in our ...

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Reject fishing deal with China, Carpio tells Senate

Senior Associate Justice Antonio Carpio warns that the verbal fishing deal with China would deplete the resources in the West Philippine Sea. / FRANCES MANGOSING MANILA, Philippines – The Senate should make a move to reject President Rodrigo Duterte’s verbal ...

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Duterte on West Philippine Sea: I’m the owner, I’m just giving China fishing rights 

MANILA, Philippines —   President Rodrigo Duterte insisted Wednesday Manila’s sovereign rights in the West Philippine Sea despite his decision to allow China to fish in the country’s exclusive economic zone (EEZ). “As far as I’m concerned, I’m the owner, ...

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China fishing in Philippine waters needs consent of the people – Morales

MANILA – Allowing Chinese fishermen to fish in the country’s exclusive economic zone would need the consent of the people, former Ombudsman Conchita Carpio-Morales said on Thursday. “The exclusive economic zone of the Philippines gives rights of the Philippines to ...

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Filipino fishing boat was ‘sideswiped’ during Reed Bank incident, says Duterte

Photos of the damaged Filipino fishing vessel F/B Gem-Ver are shown during a press conference on June 17. On Wednesday, Duterte said the Gem-Ver, which figured in an allision with a Chinese vessel earlier this month, was “sideswiped.” Aaron Favila, ...

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Gordon on ramming of fishing boat in WPS : ‘Do not force the President to talk more’

MANILA, Philippines — Senator Richard Gordon on Wednesday said President Rodrigo Duterte should not be forced to talk more about the alleged ramming of a Philippine fishing boat by a Chinese vessel in the West Philippine Sea (WPS) as he ...

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The Sinking of Fishing Boat GIM-VER and What It Means to Filipinos

The F/B GIM-VER back in 2016. Photo: Fe dela Torre/Rappler t looks like the Duerte administration has a lot of soul-searching to do. Ever since he became president, Rodrigo Duerte has cozied up to China, preferring a conciliatory approach rather ...

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LOOK: After bagging all-Filipino title, June Mar Fajardo heads out fishing

After a grueling campaign to win his fifth straight all-Filipino title, San Miguel Beer big man June Mar Fajardo took a break for a much needed down time. And what better way to achieve that than by going fishing with ...

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The ANC Brief: Fishing for justice

The Duterte administration is facing a suit by fishermen. Here are the stories making the headlines on ANC today: Controversial harvestFishermen have asked the Supreme Court to compel the government to enforce environmental laws in the West Philippine Sea. They ...

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