philippines


Saturday, June 11, 2022
Defense

Philippines Protests China’s ‘Illegal’ Acts In Disputed South China Sea Atoll

MANILA, June 11 (Reuters) – The Philippines has lodged a new diplomatic protest against China’smaritime activities within

June 11, 2022
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Thursday, June 2, 2022
Accidents

Philippines Charges Bulk Carrier Crew Over Fatal Collision with Fishing Vessel

Prosecutors in the Philippines have filed charges against four crew members of a Marshall Islands-flagged bulk carrier that collided with a Filipino fishing

June 2, 2022
Total Views: 3111

Sunday, May 1, 2022
ocean-plastic floating debris
Environment

Largest Philippine Bank to Sell Bonds Against Ocean Pollution

By Ditas Lopez, (Bloomberg) — BDO Unibank Inc., the Philippines’ largest bank by assets, will sell bonds to help fight marine pollution and preserve

May 1, 2022
Total Views: 2710

Sunday, April 24, 2022
Interesting

Island Hopping In Tawi-Tawi

Editor’s note: This Image of the Day includes the answer to the April 2022 puzzler. Story by Kathryn Hansen(NASA) –A running hare. A jumping

April 24, 2022
Total Views: 2436

Saturday, April 9, 2022
Chinese militia vessels spotted at Sabina Shoal in South China Sea
Defense

Philippines’ Duterte, China’s Xi Call For Restraint In South China Sea

MANILA, April 9 (Reuters) – Philippines’ Rodrigo Duterte and Chinese President Xi Jinping stressed the need to exercise restraint to

April 9, 2022
Total Views: 2975

Saturday, January 22, 2022
Interesting

For Many, Getting The Covid Vaccine Means Taking An Arduous Boat Ride To The Mainland

By Andreo Calonzo(Bloomberg) –After losing her son to Covid-19 last year, 79-year-old Tomasa Valdez was desperate to get vaccinated. But on the

January 22, 2022
Total Views: 1625

Wednesday, December 29, 2021
Shipyard of Hyundai Heavy Industries
Navy

Philippine Navy Signs Warship Deal With Hyundai Heavy

By Andreo Calonzo (Bloomberg) The Philippines signed a deal to purchase two corvettes from Hyundai Heavy Industries, beefing up its defense capabilities in a

December 29, 2021
Total Views: 2403

Monday, December 20, 2021
Weather

Severe Weather Wrecks Southeast Asia as 200 Dead, Ports Shut

By Siegfrid Alegado and Yantoultra Ngui (Bloomberg) — Severe weather disruptions hit Malaysia and the Philippines, leaving a trail of destruction among

December 20, 2021
Total Views: 1864

Tuesday, November 23, 2021
BRP Sierra Madre
Navy

Philippines Busts Chinese Coast Guard Blockade

by Neil Jerome Morales (Reuters) Navy vessels from the Philippines successfully completed a resupply mission on Tuesday at a South China Sea outpost, its

November 23, 2021
Total Views: 3939

Sunday, November 21, 2021
Maritime Security Incidents

Philippines Will Attempt Second Resupply Mission As U.S. Warns China To Not Interfere Again

MANILA, Nov 21 (Reuters) – The Philippines’ defense chief said on Sunday a military resupply mission for the country’s troops stationed on an

November 21, 2021
Total Views: 6534

Tuesday, July 27, 2021
Hanjin Philippines shipyard
Shipbuilding

Philippines Close to Sale of Former Hanjin Shipyard

MANILA, July 27 (Reuters) – Philippine creditors are close to selling a strategically located but debt-laden shipyard north of the capital Manila,

July 27, 2021
Total Views: 3856

Monday, July 12, 2021
Navy

Blinken Says A South China Sea Attack Would Trigger War Treaty

by Arshad Mohammed (Reuters) The United States on Sunday repeated a warning to China that an attack on Philippine naval forces in the South China Sea would

July 12, 2021
Total Views: 3887

Monday, May 3, 2021
Scarborough Shoal China Fishing
Navy

Philippines Slams China’s ‘Dangerous’ Move

By Andreo Calonzo (Bloomberg) The Philippines has protested China’s “dangerous maneuver” against its Coast Guard that patrolled and trained last month

May 3, 2021
Total Views: 6142

Wednesday, April 28, 2021
Chinese vessels at Whitsun Reef, South China Sea
Navy

Philippines Tells China To Back Off During Maritime Drills

by Karen Lema (Reuters) China has no business telling the Philippines what it can or cannot do within its waters, Manila’s defense ministry said on

April 28, 2021
Total Views: 4126

Tuesday, April 20, 2021
China Fishing Vessels On Whitsun Reef,
Navy

Philippines Will Not Confront China’s Maritime Militia

By Andreo Calonzo (Bloomberg) Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte said challenging China in the South China Sea will only lead to violence, and that he

April 20, 2021
Total Views: 6371

Thursday, April 8, 2021
rich rainbow damage
Accidents

Bulker and Tanker Damaged in Manila Bay Collision

A tanker and a bulk carrier collided in Manila Bay, Philippines on Wednesday causing significant damage to both vessels. The accident occurred at approximately

April 8, 2021
Total Views: 6577

Saturday, March 27, 2021
China Fishing Vessels On Whitsun Reef,
Navy

Philippines Sends Fighter Planes To Buzz Chinese Coast Guard

by Karen Lema (Reuters) – The Philippine military is sending light fighter aircraft to fly over hundreds of Chinese vessels in disputed waters in the

March 27, 2021
Total Views: 5229

Tuesday, March 23, 2021
Defense

Philippines Protests ‘Threatening Presence’ of Chinese Vessels in Disputed South China Sea Waters

MANILA, March 22 (Reuters) – The Philippines complained to China on Monday about what it described as the “swarming and threatening presence”

March 23, 2021
Total Views: 2551

Monday, March 22, 2021
Chinese militia vessels anchored on reef
Navy

Philippines Protests EEZ Invasion By China’s Maritime Militia

Karen Lema (Reuters) – The Philippines complained to China on Monday about what it described as the “swarming and threatening presence” of

March 22, 2021
Total Views: 3590

Saturday, March 20, 2021
Navy

220 Chinese Militia Vessels Invade Philippines EEZ

By Enrico Dela Cruz (Reuters) The Philippines expressed concern about hundreds of Chinese military vessels it said were spotted this month in the disputed

March 20, 2021
Total Views: 17171