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Atin Ito 'swarming': A classic budol-budol

The Manila Times 20 May 2024
Atin Ito lied in claiming its flotilla asserted Philippine sovereign rights over Scarborough when the reality was that their boats were as far from the shoal as Manila is from Angeles City.
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Western Command chief linked to leaked recording replaced

The Manila Times 19 May 2024
These have included water cannon attacks by China Coast Guard vessels as well as minor collisions in recent months that Manila says damaged Philippine boats and injured several soldiers.
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Philippine civilian boat convoy won't proceed to China-held reef

Hong Kong Standard 16 May 2024
The voyage comes about two weeks after Manila -- which has competing claims in the sea -- said China Coast Guard vessels damaged two Philippine government boats with high-pressure water cannon near Scarborough Shoal.
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Flotilla from Philippines turns back

Taipei Times 16 May 2024
AFP, MANILA. A Philippine boat convoy bearing supplies for Filipino fishers yesterday said that it ... A China Coast Guard ship, back, sails near a Philippine fishing boat in the South China Sea yesterday.
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Filipino activists decide not to sail closer to disputed shoal, avoiding clash with Chinese ships

Newsday 16 May 2024
MANILA, Philippines — About 100 Filipino activists on wooden boats have decided not to sail closer to a fiercely disputed shoal in the South China Sea on Thursday to avoid a confrontation with dozens ...
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Philippine civilian convoy sails to China-controlled shoal

Kyodo 16 May 2024
A Philippine civilian convoy set sail on Wednesday for a shoal and fishing ground in the South China Sea to assert Manila's claim to the Beijing-controlled area, with activists accusing Chinese boats of interfering with their voyage.
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Kyodo News Digest: May 16, 2024

Kyodo 16 May 2024
MANILA - A Philippine civilian convoy set sail on Wednesday for a shoal and fishing ground in the South China Sea to assert Manila's claim to the Beijing-controlled area, with activists accusing Chinese boats of interfering with their voyage.
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PH boat convoy won't proceed to Scarborough Shoal – organizers

The Manila Times 16 May 2024
MANILA, Philippines – A convoy of boats carrying Philippine civilians bearing fuel and food for Filipino fishermen has abandoned plans to sail closer to a China-held reef off the Southeast Asian country, organizers said Thursday.
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PH civilian convoy heads to disputed reef

The Manila Times 15 May 2024
MANILA, PhilippinesCivilians on board Philippine fishing boats sailed Wednesday toward a China-controlled reef off the Southeast Asian country to distribute provisions to Filipino fishermen and assert their rights to the disputed waterway.
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South China Sea: huge civilian Filipino flotilla heads to disputed shoal to ‘assert sovereign rights’

The Guardian 15 May 2024
... and fishers, who set off on wooden boats with bamboo outriggers on Wednesday to assert Manila’s sovereignty over the Scarborough shoal.
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Filipino activists and fishermen sail in 100-boat flotilla to disputed shoal guarded by China

The Associated Press 15 May 2024
... and fishermen, who set off on mostly small wooden fishing boats Wednesday to assert Manila’s sovereignty over the Scarborough Shoal.
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100-Boat Convoy of Filipino Fishers, Activists Sets Sail to Disputed Shoal in South China Sea

Time 15 May 2024
The Philippine coast guard and navy deployed one patrol ship each to keep watch from a distance on the activists and fishermen, who set off on wooden boats with bamboo outriggers to assert Manila’s sovereignty over the Scarborough Shoal.
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Filipino activists, fishermen sail to disputed shoal guarded by China

Korea Times 15 May 2024
The Philippine coast guard and navy deployed one patrol ship each to keep watch from a distance on the activists and fishermen, who set off on wooden boats with bamboo outriggers to assert Manila’s sovereignty over the Scarborough Shoal.
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