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China tries to prevent Filipinos from reaching Scarborough Shoal again

A Chinese Maritime Militia Vessel attempted to hinder a Filipino-led resupply mission to Bajo de Masinloc in the West Philippine Sea. The incident, captured in a video released by state-owned PTV, showed the Chinese vessel blocking the BRP Datu Sanday, a Philippine Coast Guard and Bureau of Fisheries and Aquatic Resources ship. The Chinese vessel […]

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China causes extensive damage to coral reefs in the West Philippine Sea, destroying 21,000 acres.

The country is facing a decline in fisheries production due to reports of China destroying at least 21,000 acres of coral reefs in the West Philippine Sea (WPS), warned an expert from the University of the Philippines-Marine Science Institute (UP-MSI) yesterday. UP-MSI assistant professor Mike Atrigeneo stated in a radio interview that the destruction of

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DND asserts China has no influence over Batanes military plans

The Department of National Defense (DND) emphasized that China has no right to dictate the actions of the Philippines within its own territory, in response to warnings from Beijing about increasing military presence in Batanes. Chinese foreign ministry spokesperson Wang Wenbin had cautioned the Philippines to “tread carefully and don’t play with fire” after Secretary

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Tajikistan Advances to Asian Cup Knockout Stage as China Faces Potential Elimination

Tajikistan Stuns Lebanon, China Struggles in AFC Asian Cup Group A By AFP, Doha In a dramatic turn of events, debutants Tajikistan secured a 2-1 victory over Lebanon in the AFC Asian Cup, advancing to the knockout rounds on January 22. Meanwhile, China’s hopes for progress are now uncertain after a defeat to Qatar. The

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Villafuerte declares China as the ultimate gaslighter on WPS issue

Camarines Sur Congressman LRay Villafuerte Denounces China as a “Gaslighter Extraordinaire” in West Philippine Sea Dispute Camarines Sur 2nd district Rep. LRay Villafuerte has criticized China for its handling of the West Philippine Sea (WPS) issue, branding the country as a “gaslighter extraordinaire.” The ranking congressman has rejected China’s latest offer to reopen diplomatic talks

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China Coast Guard uses water cannons to control Philippine vessels in the West Philippine Sea.

China Coast Guard Defends Water Cannon Attack on Philippine Vessels in West Philippine Sea The China Coast Guard has defended its recent water cannon attack on Philippine vessels in the West Philippine Sea, asserting that it took “control measures” against the Philippine vessels on Saturday, December 9. The incident occurred near Bajo de Masinloc (Scarborough

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China pulls out of the 2023 Miss Universe Competition in El Salvador

Miss Universe China 2023 Withdraws from Competition Due to Travel Visa Issue The organizers of the Miss Universe China beauty pageant have announced that Jia Qi, the country’s representative to the 2023 Miss Universe Competition, has officially withdrawn from the competition. In an Instagram post on Nov. 16, Jia revealed that she will miss out

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Philippines sees huge potential for durian exports to China

Philippine Durian Faces Challenges but Sees Opportunity in Chinese Market Officials have stated that the Philippine durian has a “very big” opportunity in the Chinese market, but there are numerous challenges to overcome. Ana Gracia Maria B. Abejuela, Agriculture Counsellor to Beijing, expressed this sentiment during an online press briefing at the 6th China International

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South China Sea concerns discussed by PH, EU subcommittee

Delegates from the Philippines and the European Union (EU) have established the first-ever subcommittee on maritime cooperation amidst growing concerns over China’s aggression in the South China Sea. Led by Maria Angela Ponce, Assistant Secretary of the Department of Foreign Affairs (DFA) Maritime and Oceans Affairs Office, and Paola Pampaloni, Acting Managing Director for Asia

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Sara explores potential collaboration with China for education and youth development

In a bid to strengthen the bond between the Philippines and China, Vice President Sara Duterte is contemplating avenues to enhance cooperation specifically in education and youth development. Speaking on the occasion of the 74th founding anniversary of the People’s Republic of China, Duterte revealed her keenness to bolster relations with China as both nations

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