The exercise in the waters off Talicud Island, Davao del Norte, on Saturday, June 3, aims to enhance the capacity of both PH and Japan coast guard personnel
The Tubbataha Management Office says the Tubbataha Reefs Natural Park is home to no less than 100 species of birds. It serves as the main rookery and breeding ground of these birds.
The fishermen are now in a temporary shelter pending their deportation to China
'If Chinese fishermen needed our assistance, we will rescue them. That's the job of the coast guard regardless of nationality and race,' says the Philippine Coast Guard after thanking its Chinese counterpart
Transportation Secretary Arthur says the deployment is meant for "roving inspection and testing the waters'
The Philippine Coast Guard says 9 more MRRVs are being built for its fleet, to be delivered from December 2016 to August 2018
‘BRP Tubbataha,’ which will reach the Port of Manila on August 18, is the first of 10 vessels that Japan is building for PH's search and rescue and maritime security and law enforcement operations
The visit of Prince Albert II as the Philippines and Monaco celebrate the 10th anniversary of their diplomatic ties
The Philippine itinerary of the visiting monarch, a known advocate of stronger marine environmental protection, includes a trip to Palawan and the Tubbataha Reefs National Park
We look back at landmark decisions by this batch of SC justices – between the latest appointment of Jardeleza in August 2014 and Villarama’s early retirement in January 2016
'If we care for our natural resources well, growth will be within reach. But if we squander such richness, what else will be left with us?'
A team of scientists from the Philippines, Europe, and America conduct a 10-day expedition in the Tubbataha Reef
The highly-valued Trochus niloticus shells may have come from the Tubbataha Reef Natural Park, say government conservation officials
MILF returns 16 firearms seized from the SAF. Senators say the Vice President’s allies may be liable for money laundering. The United States pays the Philippines for Tubbataha reef damages
(UPDATED) The Philippines received this 'full amount' on January 20, the Department of Foreign Affairs says
The Aquino administration’s ratings recover after a record-low. The Philippine military puts pressure on the Abu Sayyaf after a deadly encounter. ISIS beheads a US aid worker and 18 Syrians
The declaration by ASEAN environmental ministers brings the number of ASEAN Heritage Parks in the Philippines to 7 out of the total 35
But most lawmakers, as well as the President, are more inclined to review the PH-US agreement than end it
(UPDATED) The amount represents the P58M that the Philippines asked the US and the P28M fuel and repair costs incurred by the Coast Guard. It is lower than environmentalists' estimates of P737.8M to P1.2B.
Senator Miriam Santiago also argues that while it is not a signatory to the UNCLOS, the US is bound by international law to pay for the damage on the UNESCO World Heritage Site
State of calamity in cities, towns around Mayon. SC: Aquino can seek compensation for Tubbataha damages. US bobms ISIS for the first time
The High Court does not imply, however, that the President should bring the matter to the United Nations for arbitration
China also vows to assist the 12 Chinese fishermen whose ship ran aground on the Tubbataha Reef, found outside the disputed South China Sea
The 12 were arrested at the Tubbataha Reef in April last year after their 48-meter (157-foot) boat hit and badly damaged it
The M/Y Navorca, the Philippine research vessel of the World Wide Fund for Nature (WWF), was transformed into a floating classroom for a day to help teachers integrate environmental conservation in their curriculum
Kites and cameras speed up marine research at Tubbataha Reef
More than a year after a US navy vessel damaged coral reefs in the UNESCO World Heritage Site in Palawan, the US has finally received a request for compensation from the Philippine government
Palawan's plight is a microcosm of the current crisis of the Philippine environment. Join various people's initiatives to protect the country's last frontier
'The case of Tubbataha is as much a problem of any Filipino citizen as it is for the thousands of grassroots folks who were directly affected by the damage caused by US Navy ship to Tubbataha'
A pending Supreme Court case is no excuse for the PH government not to demand compensation from the US for the Tubbataha grounding
Lacson says victims of Yolanda to be buried by Sunday. Malacanang and critics divided over scrapping SARO. US yet to pay fine for Tubbataha Reef incident.
The US embassy in Manila has reportedly not commented either on a related case, despite a letter from the Supreme Court
From devastated coral reefs to renewable energy, 2013 was a rollercoaster ride for Mother Nature, to say the least
The Philippines' seat in the World Heritage Committee is a recognition of the country's heritage conservation efforts, says conservationist
Residents and green groups oppose the planned DMCI coal power plant in the town of Aborlan. Residents of Narra also rejected the proposed plant.
Tubbataha Reef celebrated its 25th anniversary as a Marine Protected Area last August 11
This low-key destination deserves to be on the bucket list of any diving, snorkeling or even beach bumming enthusiast
'It’s oftentimes easy to get stuck after years of working in the same set-up. And it’s also easy to ignore this in most cases, primarily because you feel safe.'
Activists ask the high court to temporarily stop US military exercises and port calls until environmental guidelines, duties, and liability schemes are in place
The US Navy releases its final report on the Tubbataha Reef incident, and blames 'lack of leadership.' There's no mention of paying the Philippines.
The Bureau of Immigration has issued a warrant of deportation against the 12 Chinese fishermen caught in Tubbataha in April
US contractor says he leaked intel data. PH Navy chases vietnamese vessel from Tubbataha. Koreas hold talks, first in years
The navy deploys a gunboat and surveillance plane to Tubbataha after a suspected Vietnamese vessel was seen there
On World Oceans Day, we have renewed hope for Tubbataha Reef's full recovery, after intrusions by the USS Guardian and a Chinese poaching vessel
The Philippine government should exercise more political will to discourage foreign illegal fishermen
The report aims to narrate the circumstances behind the USS Guardian's grounding at the Tubbataha Reef in January
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