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Wednesday, October 4, 2023
Filipino Fishermen Killed in South China Sea Collision with Merchant Ship
Accidents

Filipino Fishermen Killed in South China Sea Collision with Merchant Ship

The Philippine Coast Guard has launched an investigation after three Filipino fishermen were killed in a collision with a commercial ship in the South China

October 4, 2023
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Wednesday, September 27, 2023
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
Shipping

Philippines Urges Fishermen to Remain at South China Sea Shoal Held By China

By Neil Jerome Morales and Andrew Hayley MANILA/BEIJING, Sept 27 (Reuters) – The coastguard of the Philippines urged the country’s fishermen on

September 27, 2023
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Tuesday, September 26, 2023
A fisherman repairs his boat overlooking fishing boats that fish in the disputed Scarborough Shoal in the South China Sea, at Masinloc, Zambales, in the Philippines
Shipping

What is the Risk of Conflict at the Disputed Scarborough Shoal?

Sept 26 (Reuters) – The Philippines on Tuesday vowed not to back down against a Chinese move to block its fishermen from a hotly contested area of

September 26, 2023
Total Views: 1463

Monday, September 25, 2023
Philippines Removes Chinese Barrier at Disputed Shoal in ‘Special Operation’
News

Philippines Removes Chinese Barrier at Disputed Shoal in ‘Special Operation’

MANILA, Sept 25 (Reuters) – The Philippines said on Monday it executed a “special operation” to remove a floating barrier installed

September 25, 2023
Total Views: 3291

Sunday, August 27, 2023
Water cannon incident in the South China Sea. photo released on August 6, 2023. Philippine Coast Guard/Handout via REUTERS
Defense

China’s ‘Aggressive Behavior’ In South China Sea Must Be Challenged – U.S. Navy Official

MANILA, Aug 27 (Reuters) – China’s “aggressive behavior” in the South China Sea, including the use of water canon by

August 27, 2023
Total Views: 16225

Saturday, August 19, 2023
The BRP Sierra Madre, a marooned transport ship which Philippine Marines live on as a military outpost, is pictured in the disputed Second Thomas Shoal, part of the Spratly Islands in the South China Sea March 30, 2014. REUTERS/Erik De Castro
Defense

Philippines To Resupply South China Sea Troops After Beijing’s Block

MANILA, Aug 19 (Reuters) – The Philippine armed forces said on Saturday it would again seek to resupply troops stationed in a rusty World War

August 19, 2023
Total Views: 29135

Wednesday, August 9, 2023
embers of Philippine Marines is pictured on the dilapidated BRP Sierra Madre
Shipping

Philippine President Says No Promise Made to China to Remove Grounded Warship

MANILA, Aug 9 (Reuters) – Philippine President Ferdinand Marcos Jr on Wednesday denied making an agreement with China to remove a grounded warship

August 9, 2023
Total Views: 3455

Monday, August 7, 2023
Philippines Tells China It Won’t Abandon Disputed Reef After Water Cannon Incident
Defense

Philippines Tells China It Won’t Abandon Disputed Reef After Water Cannon Incident

By Neil Jerome Morales and Albee Zhang BEIJING/MANILA, Aug 7 (Reuters) – The Philippines told China it will not abandon a disputed shoal in the South

August 7, 2023
Total Views: 9867

Sunday, August 6, 2023
China Coast Guard allegedly uses a water cannon against the Philippine Coast Guard vessels, which were escorting a resupply mission for the Philippine troops stationed at the Second Thomas Shoal in the South China Sea on August 5, 2023, in this handout photo released on August 6, 2023. Philippine Coast Guard/Handout via REUTERS
Defense

Philippines Says China Blocked, Water-Cannoned Boat In S. China Sea

MANILA, Aug 6 (Reuters) – The Philippines on Sunday accused China’s coast guard of blocking and water-cannoning a Philippine

August 6, 2023
Total Views: 3613

Saturday, July 8, 2023
A Chinese Coast Guard ship allegedly obstructs the Philippine Coast Guard vessel Malabrigo as it provided support during a Philippine Navy operation near Second Thomas Shoal in the disputed South China Sea, June 30, 2023 in this handout image released July 5, 2023. Philippine Coast Guard/Handout via REUTERS
Defense

Philippines Raises Alarm Over Increase In Chinese Boats In Disputed Sea

MANILA, July 7 (Reuters) – The Philippine military on Friday reported an “alarming” increase in the number of Chinese fishing

July 8, 2023
Total Views: 5003

Monday, June 26, 2023
seafarer on deck with a mask
Shipping

Philippines’ Seafarer Workforce Returning to Pre-Pandemic Levels

By Manolo Serapio Jr. (Bloomberg) — The Philippines, one of the world’s top suppliers of maritime labor, expects its seafarer deployment recovering to

June 26, 2023
Total Views: 1376

Saturday, June 10, 2023
Chinese Naval Training Ship Heads For Philippines In ‘Friendly’ Tour
Defense

Chinese Naval Training Ship Heads For Philippines In ‘Friendly’ Tour

BEIJING, June 9 (Reuters) – China’s largest naval training ship sailed for the Philippines on Friday, its last stop of a regional

June 10, 2023
Total Views: 9313

Friday, May 26, 2023
China Deploys Three ‘Navigation’ Beacons in the South China Sea to Counter Philippines
Defense

China Deploys Three ‘Navigation’ Beacons in the South China Sea to Counter Philippines

BEIJING, May 24 (Reuters) – China deployed three navigation beacons around the contested Spratly islands of

May 26, 2023
Total Views: 21115

Saturday, May 13, 2023
Warship raising the Canadian Flag
Maritime News

Great Lakes Labor: Filipino Mariners Can Now Sail On Canadian Merchant Ships

by John Konrad (gCaptain) In a move to tackle an acute mariner shortage accentuated by the rapid retirement of boomers, Canada has signed an unprecedented

May 13, 2023
Total Views: 6431

Monday, May 8, 2023
Joint Philippines-U.S. Patrols in South China Sea May Begin This Year -Envoy
Defense

Joint Philippines-U.S. Patrols in South China Sea May Begin This Year -Envoy

MANILA, May 8 (Reuters) – Joint patrols between the Philippines and the United States in the South China Sea may begin later this year, a top

May 8, 2023
Total Views: 7436

Saturday, April 29, 2023
Chinese And Philippine Coast Guards Nearly Collide
Collision

Chinese And Philippine Coast Guards Nearly Collide

By Andreo Calonzo (Bloomberg) Chinese and Philippine ships came close to collision in the South China Sea on Sunday, in yet another sign of continued tensions

April 29, 2023
Total Views: 5234

Wednesday, April 26, 2023
U.S., Philippine Forces Sink Decommissioned Warship in South China Sea War Games
Shipping

U.S., Philippine Forces Sink Decommissioned Warship in South China Sea War Games

By Karen Lema SAN ANTONIO, Philippines, April 26 (Reuters) – U.S. and Philippine armed forces unleashed a volley of missiles on a mock enemy

April 26, 2023
Total Views: 7984

Sunday, April 23, 2023
Philippines Opens ‘More Lines Of Communication’ With China To Resolve Maritime Conflict
News

Philippines Opens ‘More Lines Of Communication’ With China To Resolve Maritime Conflict

By Andreo Calonzo (Bloomberg) The Philippines and China have agreed to establish “more lines of communications” to immediately resolve conflicts

April 23, 2023
Total Views: 2410

Monday, April 3, 2023
Philippines and American flag fly
Navy

Philippines Gives US Access To Camilo Osias Naval Base

By Karen Lema (Reuters) – The Philippines identified on Monday four more of its military bases that the United States will get access to, almost

April 3, 2023
Total Views: 3750

Friday, March 31, 2023
EU Will Continue to Recognize Filipino Seafarer Training and Certification
Shipping

EU Will Continue to Recognize Filipino Seafarer Training and Certification

European Commission decision reinforces the crucial role Filipino seafarers play in global shipping and trade. The European Commission announced today that it

March 31, 2023
Total Views: 1642
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