#DuterteTraydor trends on Twitter amid continuing tension in West PH Sea

BY REIN TARINAY Bulatlat.com MANILA — #DuterteTraydor (which means Duterte treacherous) trended on Twitter after President Duterte expressed that he is avoiding war with China amid the presence of Chinese vessels in the Philippine territory. “I’m stating it for the record. We do not want war with China. China is a good friend. Mayroon tayong… Continue reading #DuterteTraydor trends on Twitter amid continuing tension in West PH Sea

US troops presence to intensify tension in the West Philippine Sea – groups

US soldiers bring warships, warplanes, take control and command of ‘Operation Damayan’ in Haiyan-ravaged central Philippines (Bulatlat file photo by Pom Cahilog-Villanueva, November 2013 / bulatlat.com) “It would be best for the Philippine government to assert its sovereignty on the West Philippine Sea without playing one superpower against the other. If this competition for dominance… Continue reading US troops presence to intensify tension in the West Philippine Sea – groups

Progressives say ‘Atin ang Pinas’ amid increasing China presence in PH waters

By JANESS ANN J. ELLAO Bulatlat.com MANILA – Filipino progressives marked today’s commemoration of the Day of Valor with a firm stand against the increasing Chinese militia presence in the country’s territory in the disputed waters of the West Philippine Sea. “The Filipinos’ collective struggle should aim to wrest back sovereign control of the West… Continue reading Progressives say ‘Atin ang Pinas’ amid increasing China presence in PH waters