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Negros Occidental mayors OK ban on non-essential travel

Sun Star 11 Jun 2021
"In the case of Cadiz City, we cannot control the entry, especially of big fishing boats ... Fishing boats docking at the Cadiz City Commercial Port are not allowed to go down their boats, he said ... "For those coming from Manila or outside Western Visayas, we will require them to show ...
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4 tourists tried to enter Boracay with tampered COVID-19 test results

Manila Bulletin 09 Jun 2021
ILOILO CITY – Four tourists from Metro Manila tried to enter world-famous Boracay Island in Malay town, Aklan province Tuesday night with tampered test results they are negative for coronavirus disease (COVID-19) ... “They were not able to enter Boracay Island,” De Dios told Manila Bulletin in a phone interview ... (Tara Yap/File/Manila Bulletin).
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PH-China execs start talks on Gem-Ver’s compensation

The Philadelphia Inquirer 08 Jun 2021
MANILA, Philippines---It has taken almost two years after the Gem-Ver, a Filipino fishing boat, was rammed by a Chinese fishing vessel ...
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STORIES OF HONOR: Centenarian, Air Force vet thankful for service, family

The Times & Democrat 05 Jun 2021
Dionne Gleaton. Deacon William James Sr ...Everything is working out beautifully for me. I’m really doing well for my age ... It's just normal ... He recalled having to go overseas to Manila, the capital of the Philippines, at the end of the war ... I was on a boat for three days out in the seas ... James said his stay in Manila was not met with any fighting ... ....
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Philippines again protests Chinese ships in contested waters

Beijing News 31 May 2021
MANILA, Philippines.The Philippines has formally protested what they describe as China's continuing "illegal presence and activities" in the South China Sea, the foreign ministry said on Saturday ... Manila has repeatedly protested the presence of hundreds of Chinese fishing boats in the Philippines' 200-mile exclusive economic zone.
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Manila protests against China's maritime activities

Straits Times 29 May 2021
MANILA • The Philippines has ... The Chinese embassy in Manila did not immediately respond to a request for comment. Tensions between Manila and Beijing have escalated over the months-long presence of hundreds of Chinese boats in the Philippines' 320km exclusive economic zone.
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Philippines protests China's 'illegal' South China Sea presence

Straits Times 29 May 2021
MANILA ... The Chinese embassy in Manila did not immediately respond to a request for comment outside business hours. Tensions between Manila and Beijing have escalated over the months-long presence of hundreds of Chinese boats in the Philippines' 320km exclusive economic zone.
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Philippines protests China’s ‘illegal’ South China Sea presence

Metro USA 29 May 2021
The Chinese embassy in Manila did not immediately respond to a request for comment outside business hours. Tensions between Manila and Beijing have escalated over the months-long presence of hundreds of Chinese boats in the Philippines’ 200-mile exclusive economic zone.
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Gov't bats for completion of Manila Bay white sand project

Manila Bulletin 24 May 2021
The sun sets over a boat sailing along Manila Bay on April 2021 ...
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China's fishing fleet may be front for international spying operation

Yahoo Daily News 20 May 2021
------. Special Report ... ------ ... In recent weeks, the Whitsun Reef claimed by the Philippines became a flashpoint after more than 200 Chinese vessels anchored there, defying diplomatic protests from Manila and the US. China has denied all charges, insisting the vessels were fishing boats anchored in the area to shelter from rough seas. .
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Philippines’ Duterte issues gag order on cabinet over South China Sea spat

Metro USA 17 May 2021
MANILA (Reuters) – Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte barred his cabinet from talking about the South China Sea in public on Monday after weeks of strong rebukes by his ministers against China’s conduct in the contested waters ... Manila refers to the South China Sea as the West Philippine Sea.
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COVID-19 vaccines from capsized boat in Quezon still usable — DOH

The Philadelphia Inquirer 15 May 2021
MANILA, Philippines --- The COVID-19 vaccines carried in a boat that capsized in Quezon province are still usable, Department of Health ...
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Philippines Ignores China Fishing Ban in South Sea

Voa News 14 May 2021
Officials have “encouraged” fishing boats to trawl the sea, news website Philstar.com reported ... China might tell its fishing boats to leave Whitsun Reef as well as letting Philippine fishermen fish in the moratorium zone, said Aaron Rabena, research fellow at the Asia-Pacific Pathways to Progress Foundation in Metro Manila.
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Philippines flags ‘incursions’ by nearly 300 Chinese militia boats

Metro USA 12 May 2021
MANILA (Reuters) – The Philippines on Wednesday reported what it said were incursions into its exclusive economic zone (EEZ) by 287 maritime militia vessels from China, in a further sign of cracks reappearing in a relationship after a period of rapprochement ... Chinese officials have previously denied there are militia aboard its fishing boats.
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