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Someone had to say it. 
On July 30, Senator Risa Hontiveros took to Twitter to send a strong message to China.“To China: Amin ang Pilipinas. Ngayon at magpakailanman,” wrote Hontiveros. (“The Philippines is ours. Now and for eternity.”)Top Story: What Happened to the Nobles of the Philippines?Hontiveros posed with ...
Nikki Luna’s Rape of Seas exhibit in Vienna, Austria will run until February 29.
In her exhibit Rape of Seas, critically-acclaimed Filipino artist Nikki Luna makes a statement championing Philippine sovereignty over the West Philippine Sea. And with the exhibit running at unttld contemporary in Vienna, Austria, Luna is addressing her statement to the world.Condemning China’s ...
The Philippines is supported by many countries when it comes to the West Philippine Sea.
For many years before 2012, Filipinos referred to their portion of the sea bordering the west of the country as South China Sea. Then, after the tense Scarborough Shoal Standoff in 2012, the government decided to name the maritime area as the West ...
Vietnam has banned the film, and now Filipinos are calling for the same action.
A controversial scene in the newly released animated film by DreamWorks’ Abominable is making the rounds on social media because it depicts China’s Nine-Dash Line in the West Philippine Sea. It also erased Mindanao and the Visayas in the Philippines' territory, angering ...
The 1734 map was crucial in securing the Philippines’ victory in the West Philippine Sea case.
UPDATED: (9/14/19) The Murillo Velarde Map of 1734, otherwise known as the Carta Hydrographica Y Chorographica De La Yslas Filipinas Manila, and considered the most important historical map of the Philippines, sold for P46.2 million at Leon Gallery's The Magnificent September Auction.ORIGINAL: The Murillo Velarde Map of 1734, otherwise ...
A Chinese vessel rammed into a Filipino fishing boat, and then abandoned its 22 fishermen in their sinking boat at sea.
We’ve been following the news of the incident in the West Philippine Sea off Recto Bank. This is what’s been reported in the news: A Chinese vessel rammed into a Filipino fishing boat, and then abandoned its 22 fishermen in their sinking boat ...
"The Philippines gained a maritime area larger than the total land area of the country, rich in resources..."
After the Philippines won the arbitration case against China in 2016, a friend suggested to veteran journalist and Rappler editor-at-large Marites Vitug that she should write a book about it. The idea wasn’t particularly enticing at first, as Vitug thought that the ...
From October 2015: Justice Antonio T. Carpio, on what China is doing in the West Philippine Sea and what we can possibly do to stop them.
Originally published October 2015.LOURD DE VEYRA: You recently went to The Netherlands for the hearing of the Philippines’ case against China before the Arbitral Tribunal of the United Nations Convention on the Law of the Sea (UNCLOS). What was your role in ...
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