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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April 2, 2019

PH protests Chinese vessels near Pag-asa

MANILA has filed a diplomatic protest against China, presidential spokesman Salvador Panelo said, after the military over the weekend reported more than 600 Chinese vessels had been circling Pag-asa (Thitu) Island in the West Philippine Sea (South China Sea) since January.

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