Otso Diretso candidates faced criticism when they attempted to visit the Scarborough Shoal. Some said that the opposition candidates just did it for a publicity stunt. However, they finally commented on the criticisms.
Jiggy Manicad questioned the motive and timing of Otso Diretso in protesting against China. He noted that the dispute is a sensitive issue and it should not be used for political advantage.
The Philippine Coast Guard did not issue a permit to the Otso Diretso bets to go to the Scarborough Shoal. Gary Alejano said that only fishers are allowed to go to the area. The Senatorial aspirants protested against China.
Palace says that there is nothing the Philippines could do right now about the Chinese vessels harassing local fishermen. Presidential Spokesperson Salvador Panelo said that the PH can only protest.
Former Philippine government officials and some fishermen filed an international court case agains. Chinese President Xi Jinping. Pres. Xi and other Chinese officials were accused of allegedly committing crimes against humanity.
Marami ang umalma sa diumano ay "kadugyutan" ng isang dayuhang ina na namamasyal sa SM Mall of Asia kasama ang iba pang kasamahang turista. Ayon sa netizen na nagbahagi ng litrato, hinayaan ng Chinese National na dumumi ang bata.
Magsasagawa dapat ng interview ang isang Pinoy TV crew sa Scarborough Shoal. Ngunit hindi sila pinayagan ng Chinese Coast Guard na gawin ito at pinaalis sila. Giit ng reporter ay parte pa rin naman daw ng exclusive economic zone.
Philippines and China had an exchange of memorandum of understanding. The two countries signed oil and gas development during the first day of President Xi Jinping’s state visit. China and PH also signed 29 deals.
Chinese President Xi Jinping has arrived in the Philippines for a state visit. A lot will be discussed during the Chinese president’s two-day visit. The Philippines has also prepared for the historic visit of Xi Jinping.
Philippines has prepared for the state visit of Chinese President Xi Jinping. However, SWS survey stated that Filipinos gave “poor” trust ratings to China. President Xi Jinping’s airplane has just landed at NAIA.
President Duterte discussed that he is still “negotiating” with China’s President. He also said the need to “remain meek and humble” to get China’s “mercy”. Duterte stated about the impact of war to the Philippines if it happens.
Sinagot na ni Pangulong Rodrigo Duterte ang mga balita ukol sa South China Sea. Nagkomento rin siya sa mga ASEAN events na hindi niya napuntahan. Natulog daw diumano ang Pangulo dahil sa pagod at wala naman daw masama rito.
Former special envoy to China Sen. Antonio Trillanes narrated his account as an eyewitness of Scarborough Shoal stand-off. He was blaming former President Benigno Aquino and former Foreign Secretary Albert del Rosario for it.
Inamin ni Pangulong Duterte na tila hindi pa handa para sa gera ang Pilipinas. Giit pa niya na mayapang pinag-uusapan ng China at Pinas ang mga issue. Hanggang ngayon nga ay hinihintay pa rin ang oil exploration deal ng China.
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