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Maritime affairs expert separates facts from fiction on Scarborough Shoal

Satellite image of the disputed Scarborough Shoal, also known as Bajo de Masinloc or Panatag Shoal, which located 124 nautical miles west of the Philippines’ main island of Luzon.

Despite China’s assertions that it has “indisputable sovereignty” over the entire South China Sea, a maritime affairs expert maintained that historical facts tell otherwise.

Posted: October 6th, 2014 in Latest Global Nation Stories | Read More »

PH-US ‘war games’ over

US and Philippine marines storm the beach to simulate a raid during the joint U.S.-Philippines military exercise dubbed Balikatan 2014 Friday, May 9, 2014 at the Naval Training Exercise Command, a former US naval base. AP FILE PHOTO

The Philippines and its allies will help each other in upholding peace, territorial integrity and sovereignty as the Asia Pacific faces new security challenges in the 21st century “that no nation’s armed forces can face alone.”

Posted: May 17th, 2014 in Latest Global Nation Stories | Read More »

New DFA spokesman talks tough against China

DFA spokesman Charles Jose. INQUIRER.net FILE PHOTO

He may be new, but he can talk tough to mighty China and say that the Philippines has sole control over the disputed Ayungin Shoal.

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

Filipinos set July 24 protests vs China ‘bullying’, ‘shoal-grabbing’

Organizing meeting Loida Nicolas Lewis’ home for July 24 protest at the UN against China’s territorial claims.

The US Pinoys for Good Governance organized community meetings in preparation for “global” demonstrations in front of China’s embassies and consulates on July 24 in protest of China’s “shoal-grabbing” of Philippine territory.

Posted: July 17th, 2013 in Americas,Features,Latest Global Nation Stories,Photos & Videos | Read More »

Global protest set at UN against China ‘expansionism’


A U.S. group critical of China’s claim on islands off the Philippines will hold a protest rally at the United Nations headquarters here on July 24.

Posted: June 15th, 2013 in Asia & Pacific,Features,Latest Global Nation Stories | Read More »