Latest Stories
Home » seas You are browsing entries tagged with “seas”

Lawmaker urges multilateral approach to China’s latest move in sea dispute

Muntinlupa Rep. Rodolfo Biazon: A normal thing. INQUIRER FILE PHOTO

China’s announcement that it would expel all foreign ships entering disputed areas in the South China Sea, including parts known as the West Philippine Sea, gives the Philippines more reason to seek a multilateral approach to resolve the problem, former Armed Forces Chief of Staff Gen. Rodolfo Biazon said on Friday.

Posted: November 30th, 2012 in Latest Global Nation Stories | Read More »

UK renews call to settle territorial row


LONDON—The United Kingdom renewed its call for countries with conflicting claims in the West Philippine Sea (South China Sea) to sort out their disputes within the bounds of international law.   Nicola Davis, head of the UK Foreign and Commonwealth Office’s Asia Pacific Security Team, said the UK government is keen on seeing a peaceful [...]

Posted: November 8th, 2012 in Latest Global Nation Stories | Read More »

PH is 3rd most disaster-prone country in the world–report


The Philippines is the third most disaster-prone country in the world mainly due to high exposure to natural calamities, a new international report showed.

Posted: October 15th, 2012 in Headlines | Read More »

30 Chinese vessels sighted at Scarborough Shoal


Instead of calling its ships from Scarborough Shoal (Panatag Shoal), Beijing has sent more vessels there in the past two weeks, according to security sources monitoring the territorial dispute between China and the Philippines in the West Philippine Sea (South China Sea).

Posted: July 20th, 2012 in Features,Headlines,Latest Global Nation Stories,Philippines | Read More »

Marine dead zones to put Philippines at risk—UN


The United Nations and government environment officials have warned of increasing number of marine dead zones in the world, putting countries like the Philippines, which depend heavily on the oceans for food and jobs, in a precarious economic position.

Posted: January 23rd, 2012 in Latest Global Nation Stories | Read More »

Philippines eyes methane gas deposits off Isabela, Aurora


MANILA, Philippines—Solidified methane lying off the coast of Isabela and Aurora could turn the Philippines into a natural gas exporter, Environment Secretary Jesus Paje declared after a Senate hearing on Monday. All the government awaits is a formal declaration from the United Nations Convention of the Law of the Sea (Unclos) that Benham Rise, a [...]

Posted: August 15th, 2011 in Latest Global Nation Stories | Read More »



  • 22 houses destroyed, 3 hurt as violent wind storm hits village
  • 242 out of 438 pass board tests for chemical engineers
  • Reckless driver endangered lives of Aquino, entourage–report
  • 5 OFWs from Negros quarantined for MERS-CoV tests
  • Release of village chief’s truck caught carrying illegal logs slammed
  • Sports

  • Jackson finds second wind to push Meralco past Rain or Shine
  • NLEX fights off Derulo Accelero to remain unbeaten
  • Mayweather diehard Bieber eats pride, poses with Pacquiao for photo op
  • Power Pinays rip Singapore to enter quarters in Asian volley tilt
  • PBA D-League: Waves edge skidding Superchargers
  • Lifestyle

  • Miss America: Don’t suspend teen over prom invite
  • Transitions and resurrection in the performing arts
  • ‘Archaeology tour’ of Cebu’s heritage of faith
  • Historic Fort Bonifacio tunnel converted into a septic tank
  • ‘Imports’ from London, and play of the year
  • Entertainment

  • Arrest warrants out vs. Deniece Cornejo, Cedric Lee, et al over serious illegal detention
  • Lindsay Lohan says she had a miscarriage
  • Discovery network cancels Everest jump
  • ‘Captain America’ stays strong atop US box office
  • Easter musings
  • Business

  • Oil prices to go up on supply concerns, optimism on US rebound
  • Century Pacific Food sets IPO price at P13.75 per share
  • Oil prices down in quiet Asian trade
  • Asian shares mixed in holiday-thinned trade
  • BDO seen keen on bidding for Cocobank
  • Technology

  • PH has slowest internet in Southeast Asia
  • Nintendo’s trailblazing Game Boy marks 25th anniversary
  • Nasa’s moon-orbiting robot crashes down
  • Netizens pay respects to Gabriel Garcia Marquez
  • Nokia recalls 30,000 chargers for Lumia 2520 tablet
  • Opinion

  • Gigi’s home
  • Palace stonewalls on MRT inquiry
  • Couple of things too
  • There is plenty of water behind Wawa Dam
  • Triduum thoughts of a young boy
  • Global Nation

  • QC woman who flew in from Middle East tests negative for MERS-CoV
  • DFA, DOH urge OFWs not to panic over MERS-Cov
  • Balikatan could spoil peace talks, says militant group
  • DFA officers hold workshop on aiding human traffic victims
  • Canada in communication with PH on toxic wastes
  • Marketplace