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PCG officer in Balintang shooting pleads not guilty

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A commanding officer of the Philippine Coast Guard (PCG) on Monday pleaded not guilty to the crime of homicide for the death of a Taiwanese fisherman in Balintang Channel in May last year.

Posted: July 7th, 2014 in Headlines,Latest Global Nation Stories | Read More »

Batanes Court schedules arraignment of PCG men for July 7

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Taiwanese investigators look at a portion of a ship involved in the alleged shooting of a Taiwanese fisherman as they ride a rubber boat with the Philippine Coast Guard on Tuesday May 28, 2013. AP FILE PHOTO

The Basco Batanes Regional Trial Court Branch 13 has scheduled the arraignment of the members of the Philippine Coast Guard (PCG) personnel criminally charged for the death of Taiwanese fisherman Hung Shih cheng last year for July 7.

Posted: July 3rd, 2014 in Latest Global Nation Stories | Read More »

Pre-trial of Chinese fishers held for poaching to be deferred anew

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Eleven Chinese fishermen arrested by Philippine maritime police for poaching in the West Philippine Sea.  INQUIRER FILE PHOTO

The scheduled pre-trial on Tuesday of the nine Chinese fishermen arrested for poaching off Half Moon Shoal or Hasa-Hasa Shoal some 60 nautical miles from Palawan will not push through again, the prosecution camp said Monday.

Posted: June 30th, 2014 in Latest Global Nation Stories | Read More »

PCG men in Balintang Channel shooting seek transfer of trial to Manila

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Taiwanese investigators look at a portion of a ship involved in the alleged shooting of a Taiwanese fisherman as they ride a rubber boat with the Philippine Coast Guard on Tuesday May 28, 2013. AP FILE PHOTO

The Philippine Coast Guard (PCG) personnel criminally charged for the death of Taiwanese fisherman Hung Shih cheng last year after a sea chase and confrontation in Balintang Channel has asked the Supreme Court to transfer the trial of the case from Batanes to Manila.

Posted: June 12th, 2014 in Latest Global Nation Stories | Read More »

SC justice cites historical records to disprove China sea claims

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From the 1960s to the 1980s, the Philippines and the United States have been using the Scarborough Shoal as an impact range when they practiced bombing runs, according to Supreme Court Senior Associate Justice Antonio Carpio.

Posted: June 9th, 2014 in Latest Global Nation Stories | Read More »

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