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

Muntinlupa Rep. Rodolfo Biazon. 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 »