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Authorize mapping agency to name features in West PH Sea – Carpio

Apr 28, 2020 - 6:05 PM

Retired Supreme Court justice Antonio Carpio says once the country's central mapping agency can approve names for features in the Philippine waters, China's attempts rename features there will lose its bearing

SOLUTIONS. Retired Supreme Court Justice offers a way to counter China's recent naming of districts and features in the South China Sea. Rappler file photo

PH agency wants Chinese names for Benham Rise features nullified

Feb 26, 2018 - 6:10 PM

The Philippines' central mapping agency says the data China used for naming the features were collected, without permission, within Philippine jurisdiction

Senate hearing on Benham Rise Photo by Angie De Silva

Palace endorses DBM resolution on pay hike for police, soldiers

Sep 26, 2017 - 7:41 PM

A Police Officer 1 can enjoy a 100% increase – from the current P14,834 base pay to P29,668 – should the resolution be signed by both houses of Congress

SALUTE. In this file photo, President Duterte visits the wake of slain Captain Clinton Capio at the Libingan ng mga Bayani in Fort Bonifacio on January 16, 2017. File photo courtesy of Malacañang

Coast Guard asks Namria's help to find RORO sunken vessel

Jan 07, 2017 - 9:06 PM

PCG Station Batangas Commander Raul Belesario says it is possible for the vessel to be in the shallow part of the sea at between 1 300 to 1 500 feet

Lessons from Bohol: Resilience is Key (Part 2)

Oct 20, 2013 - 6:00 PM

Resilience is key to overcoming the challenges of disasters

Lessons from the Bohol disaster: Part 1

Oct 20, 2013 - 12:55 AM

The Visayas earthquake is once again the best argument for an independent national disaster agency

Metro Manila hazard maps challenge LGUs to take action

Oct 17, 2013 - 11:43 PM

Information that can save lives before a major disaster strikes the metropolis is finally available to the public

U.S. to compensate PH for Tubbataha crash

Feb 03, 2013 - 6:05 PM

UPDATED The amount of the compensation will be determined only after the vessel is pulled out and damage assessment of the reef is finalized

US WILL PAY. The US Embassy in Manila says Washington will pay for the damage caused by a US Navy ship to Tubbataha Reef. Graphic by Dominic Gabriel Go

New PH map to include 'West PH Sea,' EEZ

Jan 16, 2013 - 9:28 PM

The new PH map featuring West PH Sea and the EEZ comes after China s published its own charts claiming 130 islands in the South China Sea

'WEST PH SEA' NOW ON MAP. The new official map of the Philippines will include not only the new name for the Philippine-claimed parts of the South China Sea but also the EEZ contested by China

PH mulls protest over new China map

Jan 14, 2013 - 5:01 PM

For the first time China s new maps include more than 130 islands and islets in the South China Sea

DISPUTED AREA. The Philippines lodged in 2012 a record 15 formal protests over China's actions in the South China Sea

'West PH Sea' now official: so what?

Sep 12, 2012 - 7:21 PM

The Philippines wants the world to eventually adopt West Philippine Sea instead of the current international name South China Sea