Defense relations remain strong
by Korina Sanchez - July 19, 2019 - 12:00am
Defense relations between the Philippines and the United States remain strong in light of China's militarization of almost the entire South China Sea.
by Korina Sanchez - July 17, 2019 - 12:00am
The Department of Health has just declared a National Dengue Alert due to a significant increase in dengue cases in different parts of the country but did not declare an outbreak.
The resolution
by Korina Sanchez - July 15, 2019 - 12:00am
The Duterte administration is bristling at the recent Iceland Resolution where the UN Human Rights Council (UNHRC) is calling on the head of the UN High Commissioner on Human Rights to prepare a “comprehensive...
Serve and protect?
by Korina Sanchez - July 10, 2019 - 12:00am
To serve and protect. You will see this written on most police vehicles. It is also the sworn oath that all policemen take once they actively enter the force.
Fair and objective
by Korina Sanchez - July 8, 2019 - 12:00am
The result of the investigation of the Philippine Coast Guard and the Maritime Industry Authority (PCG-Marina) on the June 9 incident at Recto Bank has been made public with the recommendation that a case be filed...
The report
by Korina Sanchez - July 5, 2019 - 12:00am
The Philippine Coast guard report on the June 9 incident at Recto Bank “does not paint our fishermen in the brightest lights”.
A threat of war
by Korina Sanchez - July 3, 2019 - 12:00am
Presidential spokesman Salvador Panelo said the agreement between President Duterte and China President Xi Jinping where Duterte allowed Chinese fishermen to enter our Exclusive Economic Zone (EEZ) was verbal, informal,...
Fish talk and our EEZ
by Korina Sanchez - July 1, 2019 - 12:00am
When Senate President Vicente Sotto III was asked whether or not the resources in the Philippine Exclusive Economic Zone are exclusive to Filipinos, he said: “It's very difficult to say that there is exclusivity...
UNCLOS, EEZ, and fish
by Korina Sanchez - June 28, 2019 - 12:00am
According to President Duterte, it is okay to allow Chinese fishermen to fish inside our Exclusive Economic Zone (EEZ) because we are friends.
The Recto Bank 22
by Korina Sanchez - June 26, 2019 - 12:00am
I feel sorry for the “The Recto Bank 22”. The most recent insult comes from Senate President Vicente Sotto III who now believes Gem-ver 1 did not sink when they were "grazed" by a Chinese trawler two...
The more pressing issue
by Korina Sanchez - June 24, 2019 - 12:00am
A joint probe will now be conducted by the Philippines, China, and a supposedly neutral entity on the incident at Recto Bank.
Enforcing a tacit ban?
by Korina Sanchez - June 21, 2019 - 12:00am
Defense Secretary Lorenzana’s new statement regarding the incident at Recto Bank is not surprising.
His take
by Korina Sanchez - June 19, 2019 - 12:00am
President Duterte has finally given his take on the Recto Bank incident where a Chinese trawler hit an anchored Filipino fishing boat. While their boat was sinking with some of the crew already in the water, the...
Full of holes
by Korina Sanchez - June 17, 2019 - 12:00am
I did not need satellite images to prove there were no “seven or eight Filipino boats that besieged Yuemaobinyu 42212” as claimed by the Chinese foreign ministry, 42212 “collided” with FB...
by Korina Sanchez - June 14, 2019 - 12:00am
I could not believe what I read. A Filipino fishing boat anchored off Recto Bank was hit by a Chinese fishing boat last Sunday evening.
Legal battle ensues
by Korina Sanchez - June 12, 2019 - 12:00am
President Duterte has asked PhilHealth officials to resign after the revelation of the "ghost dialysis scam" where a dialysis center continued to file claims for a patient who had already expired.
PhilHealth woes
by Korina Sanchez - June 10, 2019 - 12:00am
A new scandal has erupted courtesy of a new whistleblower.
Moving forward
by Korina Sanchez - June 7, 2019 - 12:00am
PNP chief Gen. Oscar Albayalde stated that he, too, was hurt by Erwin Tulfo’s tirade and vitriol towards DSWD Sec. Rolando Bautista, a retired and decorated general.
Dangerously possible
by Korina Sanchez - June 5, 2019 - 12:00am
In a speech delivered at the International Institute for Strategic Studies (IISS), the largest Asian security summit held recently in Singapore, US Secretary of Defense Patrick Shanahan warned China to stop “behavior...
Newbie moves
by Korina Sanchez - June 3, 2019 - 12:00am
Some veteran senators are “stumped” by the moves of incoming lawmakers, especially the newbies.
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