Scarborough Shoal

Philippines to protest China's planned construction on disputed shoal

The Philippines plans to file a strong protest against China after it announced preparatory work for an environmental monitoring station on a disputed shoal in the South China Sea, a Cabinet minister said on Tuesday.

Mar 21, 2017, 18:39 PM IST

Chinese vessels leave disputed shoal: Philippine official

Chinese vessels have left the contested Scarborough Shoal in the South China Sea, a Philippine official said Saturday, less than a week after President Rodrigo Duterte visited Beijing pledging closer ties.

Oct 29, 2016, 13:38 PM IST
Beijing vows to continue South China Sea construction

Beijing vows to continue South China Sea construction

Beijing will "never" stop building in the South China Sea prematurely, a top military official has vowed, despite an international ruling that its actions were illegal.

Jul 19, 2016, 10:49 AM IST

Filipino fishermen remove Chinese buoys near disputed, officials say

Filipino fishermen found several buoys with Chinese markings near the disputed Scarborough Shoal and towed the devices back to shore northwest of the capital, Manila, Philippines officials said on Sunday.

Jul 26, 2015, 15:49 PM IST
Japan, Philippines to hold first naval drill in South China Sea: Report

Japan, Philippines to hold first naval drill in South China Sea: Report

 Japan and the Philippines will hold their first joint naval drill this month in the South China Sea near a disputed shoal claimed by Beijing, sources in Tokyo and the Philippines said.

May 08, 2015, 18:27 PM IST

Philippines accuses China of turning water cannon on its fishing boats

Filipino activists denounced China`s coast guard on Tuesday for turning water cannon on Philippine fishing boats in disputed waters, near where hundreds of Filipino and American Marines landed on a beach in a mock assault.

Apr 22, 2015, 01:03 AM IST

Philippines says Chinese ship rammed fishing boats in Scarborough Shoal

 The Philippines said on Wednesday that a Chinese coast guard ship had rammed three Philippine fishing boats in the disputed Scarborough Shoal area of the South China Sea last week and Manila had protested to Beijing over the incident.

Feb 04, 2015, 19:18 PM IST

Philippines says China is building at disputed shoal

The Philippines on Tuesday accused China of laying concrete blocks on a small group of reefs and rocky outcrops within its territory, the latest escalation in a hostile maritime dispute.

Sep 03, 2013, 18:01 PM IST