China to apply law vs. ‘violators’ at Scarborough Shoal: DFA

MANILA — The Department of Foreign Affairs (DFA) said the Chinese government assured the Philippines that it will “apply the law very harshly” to violators of the fishing agreement at the…

No truth on Duterte order to stop WPS patrols: AFP

MANILA — There are no orders coming from President Rodrigo Duterte directing the military to stop patrolling the West Philippine Sea. This was the remark of Armed Forces of the Philippines…

PH not aware of any US naval activities in South China Sea

MANILA — The Philippines is not aware of any US naval activities in the South China Sea. This was bared by Department of National Defense (DND) Secretary Delfin Lorenzana when sought…

3 Pangasinan fishers missing in West Philippine Sea

INFANTA, Pangasinan — The Philippine Coast Guard alongside 19 volunteers are now scourging the West Philippine Sea on board a big fishing boat to search for three missing fishermen, whose boat…

2 drown in Bataan beach

MORONG, Bataan — Two picnickers, one celebrating his 25th birthday, drowned in a beach in Morong, Bataan Sunday afternoon. Police Senior Inspector Christopher Lalic, Morong police chief, identified the fatalities as…

Duterte orders AFP to occupy all PHL islands in West Philippine Sea

MANILA — President Rodrigo Duterte on Thursday said he has ordered the Armed Forces of the Philippines (AFP) to occupy all islands of the Philippines in the West Philippine Sea…