Beijing names islands in disputed South China Sea

04/22/2020

BEIJING — China on Tuesday defended its naming of 80 islands and other geographical features in the South China Sea in a move likely to anger neighbors as the country asserts its territorial claims. A joint announcement…

Cebu City Police to heed mayor’s request to hold off demolition in Barangay Apas

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 10/10/2019

CEBU CITY, Philippines—The Cebu City Police Office (CCPO) will comply with the request of Cebu City Mayor Edgardo Labella not to intervene in the demolition of Lot 937 in Barangay Apas, Cebu City. Police Colonel Gemma Vinluan,…

Council defers approval of disputed minutes

Morexette Marie B. Erram 08/15/2018

THE Cebu City Council has decided to defer the approval of the 200-page minutes of their regular session last week, which lasted up to two days, from Aug. 7 (Tuesday) to Aug. 8 (Wednesday). But the tug-of-war…

Duterte: China vessels near disputed waters not violating PH sovereignty

Inquirer.net 03/19/2017

DAVAO CITY – President Rodrigo Duterte said Chinese vessels sailing near disputed waters off the Philippines did not violate the country’s sovereignty, saying ships from other nations would be welcome to dock in Philippine ports. Mr. Duterte…

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