Hontiveros calls on gov’t to take prompt action vs China

Maila Ager 03/07/2024

MANILA,  Philippines — Sen. Risa Hontiveros on Wednesday called on the Philippine government to hasten the filing of a resolution to the United Nations General Assembly (UNGA),  urging China to stop the rampant harassment of Filipinos in…

Taiwan drives away Chinese coast guard boat as frontline island tensions rise

Reuters 02/21/2024

TAIPEI — Taiwan on Tuesday drove away a Chinese coast guard boat that entered waters near its sensitive frontline islands, in a rise in tensions a day after China’s coast guard boarded a Taiwanese tourist boat that…

Senators, envoys denounce China’s latest aggression in West Philippine Sea

Luisa Cabato 10/22/2023

MANILA, Philippines —  Several senators and ambassadors have expressed their concern as they also denounced the collision of an Armed Forces of the Philippines (AFP)-contracted resupply boat and a Chinese Coast Guard (CCG) ship in the West Philippine…

China ships hit PH boats doing resupply run in West Philippine Sea

Luisa Cabato - @inquirerdotnet 10/22/2023

MANILA, Philippines — A Philippine Coast Guard vessel and a resupply boat of the Armed Forces of the Philippines (AFP) collided with Chinese vessels in the West Philippine Sea this Sunday morning, October 22, 2023. The AFP-contracted…

PCG: China installs floating barrier southeast of Bajo de Masinloc

Faith Argosino 09/24/2023

MANILA, Philippines — The Chinese Coast Guard (CCG) has installed a floating barrier southeast of Bajo de Masinloc, also known as Panatag Shoal or Scarborough Shoal, the Philippine Coast Guard (PCG) revealed Sunday. The barrier, approximately 300…

AFP reaffirms support for BRP Sierra Madre amid tensions

Adrian Parungao 08/19/2023

MANILA, Philippines—The Armed Forces of the Philippines (AFP) vowed that the August 5 water cannon incident will not deter its commitment to ensuring the well-being of personnel aboard the BRP Sierra Madre. During a Saturday news forum,…

Filipinos siding with China in water cannon attack are deemed ‘traitors’ says PCG-WPS spox

Zacarian Sarao - Reporter 08/10/2023

MANILA, Philippines — The spokesperson of the Philippine Coast Guard (PCG) for the West Philippine Sea on Thursday deemed Filipinos who defend China’s recent aggressive behavior in the West Philippine Sea “unpatriotic” and traitorous. In a post…

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