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Apologies, compensation not enough for Tubbataha damage—Legarda

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Senator Loren Legarda, Climate Change Act of 2009

Saying apologies and guarantees of “just compensation” were not enough, at least two Philippine senators are keen to hold the United States accountable for the destruction of the Tubbataha Reef following the grounding a US Navy minesweeper on the marine sanctuary nearly a month ago.

Posted: February 13th, 2013 in Latest Global Nation Stories | Read More »

US liable for ship accident in Tubbataha reef—Santiago

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Senator Miriam Defensor-Santiago. INQUIRER FILE PHOTO

Rising from her sick bed, Senator Miriam Defensor Santiago slammed on Tuesday, the United States’ “magnanimity” over its warship’s destruction of the Tubbataha Reef, saying it should be held accountable for violations of both local and international laws instead of calling it an accident and promising compensation for the priceless marine park.

Posted: February 13th, 2013 in Latest Global Nation Stories | Read More »

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