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Tuesday, July 2, 2024
Journalists onboard a Philippines Coast Guard ship take photos of a China Coast Guard vessel, during a resupply mission for troops stationed at a grounded Philippines ship, in the South China Sea, September 8, 2023. REUTERS/Jay Ereno
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Philippines Pledges ‘Relentless’ Protection of Interests in South China Sea

MANILA, July 2 (Reuters) – The Philippines told China it will be “relentless” in protecting its interests and upholding its sovereignty,

July 2, 2024
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Tuesday, June 25, 2024
Chinese Coast Guard vessels fire water cannons towards a Philippine resupply vessel Unaizah May 4 on its way to a resupply mission at Second Thomas Shoal in the South China Sea. REUTERS/Adrian Portugal
Shipping

China’s Ax-Wielding Coast Guard Tests Limits in South China Sea

By Philip J. Heijmans (Bloomberg) — The latest South China Sea clash saw China’s coast guard wielding axes and a Philippine sailor lose his thumb in

June 25, 2024
Total Views: 2566

Tuesday, June 18, 2024
China CG cutter firing water at a Philippine resupply boat
Shipping

In South China Sea Dispute, Philippines’ Bolder Hand Tests Beijing

By Karen Lema, Greg Torode MANILA/HONG KONG, June 19 (Reuters) – Huddled in the presidential situation room in February last year, senior

June 18, 2024
Total Views: 1894

SOUTHCHINASEA-PHILIPPINES. REUTERS/Erik De Castro
Collision

Philippines Says Sailor Sustained Serious Injury in South China Sea Collision

MANILA, June 18 (Reuters) – A Philippine navy sailor suffered “serious injury” after what the country’s military called on

June 18, 2024
Total Views: 897

Monday, June 17, 2024
Journalists onboard a Philippines Coast Guard ship take photos of a China Coast Guard vessel, during a resupply mission for troops stationed at a grounded Philippines ship, in the South China Sea, September 8, 2023. REUTERS/Jay Ereno
News

China and Philippines Quarrel over South China Sea Collision

BEIJING/MANILA, June 17 (Reuters) – China and the Philippines traded accusations over a collision in the South China Sea on Monday, with Manila saying

June 17, 2024
Total Views: 1630

Saturday, June 15, 2024
Philippine Coast Guard flyby over the South China Sea. REUTERS/Eloisa Lopez
News

Philippines Files UN Claim To Extended Continental Shelf In South China Sea

MANILA, June 15 (Reuters) – The Philippines filed a claim with the U.N. on Saturday to an extended continental shelf (ECS) in the South China Sea, a

June 15, 2024
Total Views: 5821

Wednesday, May 15, 2024
A worker near a ship under construction at Hyundai Heavy Industries' Shipyard in Ulsan, South Korea, May 13, 2015. REUTERS/Kim Hong-Ji/File Photo
Shipbuilding

Top Shipbuilder Expands Asia Footprint with Subic Bay Shipyard Deal

(Bloomberg) — South Korea’s HD Hyundai Heavy Industries Co. Ltd. will set up operations in a former US naval base in the Philippines, an investment

May 15, 2024
Total Views: 3679

Friday, May 10, 2024
China CG cutter firing water at a Philippine resupply boat
News

South China Sea: Why Are China and Philippines Tensions Heating Up?

MANILA, May 10 (Reuters) – An escalating diplomatic row and recent maritime run-ins between China and the Philippines have made the highly

May 10, 2024
Total Views: 3333

Tuesday, April 30, 2024
Philippines Accuses China of Damaging its Vessels in Disputed South China Sea Shoal
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Philippines Accuses China of Damaging its Vessels in Disputed South China Sea Shoal

BEIJING/MANILA, April 30 (Reuters) – The Philippines on Tuesday accused China’s coast guard of harassment and of damaging two

April 30, 2024
Total Views: 835

Saturday, April 27, 2024
Chinese Coast Guard vessels fire water cannons towards a Philippine resupply vessel Unaizah May 4 on its way to a resupply mission at Second Thomas Shoal in the South China Sea. REUTERS/Adrian Portugal TPX IMAGES OF THE DAY
Maritime News

Philippines Denies Deal With China Over Disputed South China Sea Shoal

MANILA, April 27 (Reuters) – The Philippines on Saturday denied a Chinese claim that the two countries had reached an agreement over an escalating

April 27, 2024
Total Views: 1327

Sunday, April 14, 2024
Senior Biden Administration officials at meeting with senior Philippines officials
Navy

Philippines Tells US It Will Assert South China Sea Rights

By David Brunnstrom (Reuters) – The Philippines is determined to assert its sovereign rights in the South China Sea, its foreign secretary said on Friday

April 14, 2024
Total Views: 923

Friday, April 12, 2024
Chinese Coast Guard vessels fire water cannons towards a Philippine resupply vessel Unaizah May 4 on its way to a resupply mission at Second Thomas Shoal in the South China Sea. REUTERS/Adrian Portugal
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Philippines Says it Will Assert South China Sea Rights in Meeting with U.S.

By David Brunnstrom and Simon Lewis WASHINGTON, April 12 (Reuters) – The Philippines is determined to assert its sovereign rights in the South China

April 12, 2024
Total Views: 5928

Monday, April 1, 2024
Chinese Maritime Militia vessels are pictured near the Second Thomas Shoal in the South China Sea
News

Philippines to Boost Diplomacy and Defence Capability as South China Sea ‘Countermeasures’

MANILA, April 1 (Reuters) – Countermeasures by the Philippines to China’s conduct in the South China Sea will entail strengthening its defence

April 1, 2024
Total Views: 414

Friday, March 22, 2024
FILE PHOTO: Filipino soldiers take part in a flag raising ceremony on Mavulis Island during a trip of the chief of staff of the Armed Forces of the Philippines, in Batanes, Philippines, June 29, 2023. Batanes, a group of idyllic islands at the country’s northernmost tip, lies just 140 kilometers from Taiwan. Ezra Acayan/Pool via REUTERS/File Photo
Shipping

Philippines to Build New Islands Port Near Taiwan Without U.S. Help, Governor Says

By Karen Lema MANILA, March 22 (Reuters) – The U.S. military will not be involved in development of a port in the Philippines’

March 22, 2024
Total Views: 1492

Sunday, March 10, 2024
Philippines resupply mission in the South China Sea. REUTERS/Adrian Portugal
Offshore

US Key to Philippines’ Plan to Tap Oil, Gas in South China Sea

By Andreo Calonzo and Manolo Serapio Jr. Mar 10, 2024 (Bloomberg) –The Philippines is counting on the US and its allies to play a crucial role in

March 10, 2024
Total Views: 31079

Saturday, March 9, 2024
Chinese Coast Guard vessels fire water cannons towards a Philippine resupply vessel Unaizah May 4 on its way to a resupply mission at Second Thomas Shoal in the South China Sea. REUTERS/Adrian Portugal TPX IMAGES OF THE DAY
Defense

Philippines Adopts New Defense Strategy Amid South China Sea Row

By Ditas Lopez Mar 9, 2024 (Bloomberg) —Philippine Defense Secretary Gilberto Teodoro has directed the military to enforce a new strategy to defend

March 9, 2024
Total Views: 56221

Tuesday, March 5, 2024
Philippine Coast Guard personnel inspect the hull of the ship during a collision incident between the Philippine Coast Guard vessel BRP Sindangan and a Chinese Coast Guard ship in the disputed South China Sea, March 5, 2024. Philippine Coast Guard/Handout via REUTERS
News

Philippines Calls Out China Over ‘Aggressive Actions’ in South China Sea

BEIJING/MANILA, March 5 (Reuters) – The Philippines summoned China’s deputy chief of mission in Manila on Tuesday to protest what it

March 5, 2024
Total Views: 3656

Thursday, February 29, 2024
FILE PHOTO: A China Coast Guard ship is seen from a Philippine fishing boat at the disputed Scarborough Shoal April 6, 2017. Picture taken April 6, 2017. REUTERS/Erik De Castro/File Photo
News

Australia, Philippines Sign Maritime Accord as China Rises

(Bloomberg) — Australia and the Philippines have signed an agreement to boost collaboration on maritime security, including “promoting respect for

February 29, 2024
Total Views: 14158

Thursday, January 11, 2024
M/T Empire State, the first ship scheduled to defuel the Red Hill Bulk Fuel Storage Facility, approaches Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam Oct. 11, 2023, off the coast of Oahu, Hawaii. US DoD photo
Navy

Navy Moves Hawaii Fuel Storage To Philippines

by Karen Lema (Reuters) – The U.S. embassy in Manila confirmed on Thursday that the U.S. delivered fuel from one of its (likely Red Hill) naval

January 11, 2024
Total Views: 36410

Saturday, January 6, 2024
Photo of PLAN People's Republic of China, People's Liberation Army (Navy) warships
Navy

China Intensifies Naval Maneuvers During US-Philippines Exercises

By Jacob Gu (Bloomberg) China upgraded and extended military maneuvers in the South China Sea that were launched after the US and Philippines mounted their own

January 6, 2024
Total Views: 17514
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