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And it could soon be deployed to the West Philippine Sea.
The Philippine Coast Guard’s (PCG) largest vessel in its fleet was just launched at the Shimonoseki Shipyard of Mitsubishi Shipbuilding Co. Ltd., the first of two 94-meter multirole response vessels (MMRVs) acquired by the Department of Transportation for the PCF.Together, the two ...
 
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Senator Risa Hontiveros has a few ideas to engage China on the contentious territorial issues on the West PH Sea.
The government isn’t doing enough to counter China’s increasingly brazen and aggressive moves in the West Philippine Sea, opposition Senator Risa Hontiveros said. The senator, who has often been outspoken about China’s encroachment on Philippine-claimed territories in the area raised the country’s ...
 
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China says it was an 'incomplete map.'
China expressed its displeasure to NBC when the broadcasting company did not show Taiwan and the West Philippine Sea as part of China’s territory in its broadcast of the opening ceremony of the Tokyo Olympics. China said the map shown on the ...
 
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The cure for cancer may also be hidden in the West Philippine Sea.
Nearly 1,000 kilometers away from Manila, China's aggression in the West Philippine Sea is on voters' radars in 2022, but they don't quite feel it in their guts, not like the pandemic and the economic hardship it brings.That's because much of the ...
 
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The F-22 Raptor is the most prized aircraft of the U.S. 
America is sending its most prized fighter jet to Asia, and in big numbers. The F-22 Raptor is considered the most powerful fighter jet in the world. The move comes a month after Taiwan reported the largest incursion of Chinese combat warplanes into ...
 
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Roll out the red carpet.
US Defense Secretary Lloyd Austin will visit three countries in Southeast Asia this week, including the Philippines, multiple news outlets reported on Monday. Austin is scheduled to travel to Singapore and Vietnams as well. It is the first time a top official of ...
 
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The small Philippine ship drove away a large Chinese warship.
On July 13, Philippine Coast Guard vessel BRP Cabra reported sighting a ship flying the flag of the People's Republic of China and with Chinese markings at the bank, 147 nautical miles from El Nido, Palawan. In accordance with protocol, the Philippine vessel ...
 
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But the Japanese see a bigger mistake than that.
It’s one thing to address a nation with another name, but an entirely different level of a gaffe when you mistake them for their notorious rivals. Thomas Bach, president of the International Olympic Committee, made a huge faux pas on Tuesday, July 13, ...
 
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There’s so much shit, it was visible from space. 
Fish in the reefs in the West Philippine Sea are drowning in human excrement allegedly dumped by Chinese ships. The amount of shit unloaded by the vessels was so massive, it was visible from space. U.S. think tank Simularity has brought the world’s attention to ...
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