Monthly Archives: March 2013

China sends biggest ship to disputed sea

MANILA — China has commissioned its largest patrol ship to carry out a law enforcement mission in the disputed West Philippine Sea (South China Sea), a Chinese fishery official has announced. The

Malaysia taken to UN for ‘abuses’ in Sabah

MANILA – Concerned citizens are hauling the Malaysian government to the United Nations for human rights abuses against Filipinos in Sabah, even as they criticized the Philippine government for lack of outrage

Sultan’s men decimated, says Sabah radio

DIGOS CITY—Malaysian police claimed on Saturday it had “nearly decimated” armed supporters of the Sultanate of Sulu which recently attempted to reclaim its historical ownership of Sabah. Speaking over Sabah-based radio, whose

Bets begin bid for 16,243 positions

MANILA – The Commission on Elections boosted their online presence as part of their monitoring preparations as politicians across the nation began campaigning for 16,243 vacant elective positions on Saturday. Already, the poll

USS Guardian removed from Tubbataha Reef

MANILA – Salvage teams on Saturday removed the last piece of a US Navy ship that was stuck on a UNESCO World Heritage-listed coral reef in the Philippines for more than 10

No work, no pay for solons pushed

MANILA — It could be a new twist to the no work, no pay policy. With absenteeism a perennial problem in Congress, lawmakers who fail to meet the most basic requirement of