June 24, 2019

Duterte thanks Vietnam for rescuing abandoned Filipino fishermen

President Rodrigo Duterte has expressed his gratitude to the Vietnamese crew who saved the Filipino fishermen abandoned by the Chinese. The President on Sunday coursed his appreciation to Vietnam through its Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc during the 34th Association of Southeast Asian Nations Summit Retreat in Bangkok, Thailand. “President Duterte took the occasion to thank the captain and crew …

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June 17, 2019

Cabinet clusters tackle Recto Bank boat sinking

The security and economic clusters of the Cabinet are expected to meet today to discuss the sinking of a Filipino fishing boat that was hit by a Chinese vessel near Recto Bank in the West Philippine Sea as the administration faces mounting calls to adopt a tough stance on the issue.

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