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PH protests China ‘sovereignty patrols’

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In this March 30, 2014, file photo, Philippine Marines raise the Philippine flag on the first day of their deployment on the dilapidated navy ship LT57 BRP Sierra Madre at the disputed Second Thomas Shoal, locally known as Ayungin Shoal, off the West Philippine Sea. The Philippines on Monday, Aug. 18, slammed what it called China’s “illegitimate sovereignty patrols” of Philippine waters, following President Aquino’s revelation that two Chinese research vessels had been spotted on oil-rich Recto Bank in the West Philippine Sea.  AP PHOTO/BULLIT MARQUEZ

The Philippines on Monday slammed what it called China’s “illegitimate sovereignty patrols” of Philippine waters, following President Aquino’s revelation that two Chinese research vessels had been spotted on oil-rich Recto Bank in the West Philippine Sea.

Posted: August 19th, 2014 in Featured Gallery,Headlines,Latest Global Nation Stories,Photos & Videos | Read More »

PH protests China’s ‘overwhelming presence’ in disputed waters

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The Philippines protested the Chinese “sovereignty patrols” in Recto Bank (Reed Bank) in the West Philippine Sea and the “emerging pattern of overwhelming presence” in the South China Sea.

Posted: August 18th, 2014 in Asia & Pacific,Features,Latest Global Nation Stories | Read More »

New China incursion hit

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President Benigno S. Aquino III (Photo by: Robert Viñas/ Malacañang Photo Bureau)

President Aquino has sounded the alarm over the presence of two new Chinese vessels near the oil-rich Recto Bank (Reed Bank) in the West Philippine Sea.

Posted: August 18th, 2014 in Featured Gallery,Features,Headlines,Latest Global Nation Stories,Philippines,Photos & Videos | Read More »

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We treasure our Sierra Madre

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In the1948 John Houston movie, “The Treasure of the Sierra Madre,” three destitute Americans working as gold prospectors mining the Sierra Madre mountains in Mexico are confronted by bandits posing as mounted police (“Federales”).  When they are asked to produce their badges, the chief bandit’s response is classic:   “Badges? We don’t need no stinking badges!”   [...]

Posted: April 19th, 2014 in Blogs,Columnists,Featured Gallery,Photos & Videos | Read More »

Security expert: China after oil-rich Recto Bank too

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China is strongly after Ayungin Shoal (Second Thomas Shoal) all because it is after a bigger catch that is Recto Bank (Reed Bank), a security expert said.

Posted: March 19th, 2014 in Latest Global Nation Stories | Read More »

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