Latest News for: Manila boats


Philippines set to allow wider US access to military bases

Al Jazeera 02 Feb 2023
Austin arrived in Manila earlier this week from South Korea, where he promised advanced weapons ... In 2012, China took control of Scarborough Shoal from the Philippines after a months-long standoff that began when Manila discovered Chinese fishing boats around the rocky outcrops.

Philippines: 18 from 3 ships detained for fuel theft

SAFETY4SEA 01 Feb 2023
... the three boats when the PCG discovered it ... The PCG also found out that three boats were also involved in fuel theft, not only in the waters of Manila, but also in Bataan and Batangas.

Building boats with passion and collecting vintage cars

The Manila Times 30 Jan 2023
He started building his own boats right in his backyard in San Juan, Metro Manila and showed them with pride to friends prior to sea trials ... They build 14-footer boats with canopy which are good for search and rescue; 16-footer power boats that are used for speed races mostly ...

BOB MAINDELLE: Reimbursement available for taxes paid on boat fuel

Killeen Daily Herald 29 Jan 2023
boats, tractors, four-wheeler, lawn mowers, etc.) may file a simple, one-page form claiming their refund of the state’s portion of road taxes on each gallon of gas used for such off-road purposes ... I keep a manila folder right next to my computer desk at my home office into which I drop all of my boat fuel receipts.

Oro may host international dragon boat race during Higalaay Festival 2023

Sun Star 28 Jan 2023
AN INTERNATIONAL dragon boat race may happen during the Higalaay Festival in August this year, according to Cagayan de Oro Trade and Investments Promotions Office (ORO-TIPC) head John Asuncion. Asuncion, who is also the founder of the Dragon Boat Kagay-an, said he will have to meet with the dragon boat race officials from Manila first.

SE Asia stands firm against China in South China Sea

Asiatimes 23 Jan 2023
Dozens of CCG and hundreds of militia boats operated daily across the waterway, harassing Southeast Asian civilian and military vessels ... China’s militia boats continued their deployments across the Spratly Islands, prompting Manila to strengthen its military presence in the South China Sea.

People participate in dragon boat race to celebrate Chinese New Year in Manila

Xinhua 22 Jan 2023
Rowing teams participate in a dragon boat race along Pasig River to celebrate the Chinese New Year in Manila, the Philippines, Jan ... Rowing teams participate in a dragon boat race along Pasig ... People participate in dragon boat race to celebrate Chinese New Year in Manila.

Over 600 paddlers to compete in Mayor's Cup Spring Festival Dragon Boat Race in Oro

Sun Star 20 Jan 2023
Kampilan Dragon Boat, Gladiators Davao, Ricspeed, Samal Dragons, and Amihan from Davao; RMMC Bluefins Dragon Boat Team from General Santos; Universidad de Zamboanga, Wildcats Paddlers Dragon Boat Team from Zamboanga; Speed Devilz and Philippine Army Dragon Warriors from Manila; ...

13 Moroccans drown trying to reach Spanish territory

The Manila Times 01 Jan 2023
The bodies of 13 Moroccans have been recovered after their boat sank off the country's southern coast while attempting to reach Spain's Canary Islands, Moroccan media reported ... Morocco's 2M news service reported the passengers had used an inflatable boat which was quickly "damaged and the victims found themselves in the middle of the waves".

Free Pasig ferry trips extended until 2023

The Manila Times 28 Dec 2022
RIDES in the Pasig River Ferry Service remain free for commuters who wish to utilize it for 2023, according to an official of the Metropolitan Manila Development Authority (MMDA) ... Ferry boats transport passengers from Guadalupe in Makati City to Manila City in less than half the travel time by land, or from 45 minutes to an hour.

Philippine presence in WPS beefed up

The Manila Times 23 Dec 2022
She said that while the Chinese vessels did not disrupt the mission, they continuously trailed the supply boats ... The supply boats proceeded with their mission despite the challenges, Tindog said ... In May, the nets were removed, but the Chinese coast guard and militia vessels and rubber boats remained in the area.

Marcos Jr shows the way to balance US and China

Asiatimes 23 Dec 2022
Acting Defense Secretary Jose Faustino warned, “we will not give up a single square inch of Philippine territory.” Activists display anti-China placards and flags during a protest at a park in Manila on June 18, 2019, after a Chinese vessel collided with a Philippine fishing boat, which sank in the disputed South China Sea.

Gov’t to boost troops in WPS

Manila Standard 22 Dec 2022
The Philippines has repeatedly accused Chinese coast guard and maritime militias of harassing and attacking fishing boats and other vessels in the region ... China denied using force, with its embassy in Manila saying the debris was handed over after “friendly consultation.”.

Philippines concerned over report of China construction on reefs

Reuters 21 Dec 2022
Lankiam, known in the Philippines as Panata island, is one of the nine Philippine-occupied features in the Spratlys, while Whitsun has been a source of diplomatic tension, with Manila irked by what it calls a "swarming and threatening presence" of Chinese fishing boats in its 200-mile exclusive economic zone.

The Filipino fishers caught up in China’s expansionist endeavors

La Prensa Latina 19 Dec 2022
Manila, Dec 19 (EFE) – Ricardo Dumaran, a boat captain working from the northwestern Philippines coast, longs for the days when he could fish peacefully at Scarborough Shoal, an idyllic atoll of turquoise waters and abundant fish that was appropriated by Chinese paramilitary militias a decade ago.

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