Rappler's latest stories on Chinese vessels
Mali si Presidential Spokesperson Salvador Panelo na wala sa interes ng Pilipinas ang insidente sa West Philippine Sea.
Hours earlier, Defense Secretary Delfin Lorenzana said the captain and crew of the Chinese vessel should apologize and provide compensation, whether or not the ramming was accidental
Presidential Spokesperson Salvador Panelo dispels criticism that the Duterte administration is a slave to China
'Kaming mga abogado, we wait for the facts to come in, all the facts,' says Presidential Spokesperson Salvador Panelo
At the International Maritime Organization, the Philippines slams a Chinese vessel that sank a Filipino boat in the West Philippine Sea
A fisherman is now afraid to venture farther out to sea, while another is being asked by his wife to quit being a fisherman after a Chinese fishing vessel rammed a Filipino fishing boat in the West Philippine Sea
'We condemn in the strongest possible terms the irresponsible actions of the Chinese crew involved in the incident,' says Vice President Leni Robredo
President Rodrigo Duterte doesn't want to take steps based on the wrong information, says Energy Secretary Alfonso Cusi
(UPDATED) President Rodrigo Duterte is set to meet his Cabinet a week after a Chinese ship sank a Filipino boat in the West Philippine Sea
'Dati walang ganoon, malayang malaya ka,' says 59-year-old Freddy Montes, recounting his time fishing in Recto Bank in the West Philippine Sea
Boat owner Felix dela Torre says they would have to spend hundreds of thousands of pesos to repair the boat so that it could sail again
'Parang alipin po tayo ng China. Parang wala tayong karapatan sa sarili nating nasasakupan,' says Felix dela Torre, the owner of the fishing boat sunk and abandoned by a Chinese fishing boat in West Philippine Sea
The 22 fishermen of F/B Gem-Ver were barely hanging on when they were rescued in the West Philippine Sea
'Take a calibrated response and be as civil as they have to be. I think that's the right approach,' former president Gloria Macapagal Arroyo says, referring to the administration's handling of the incident
Rappler recreates the incident via animation
Philippine Navy chief Vice Admiral Robert Empedrad says the Filipino fishing boat Gem-Ver 'was rammed' in the West Philippine Sea
After 17 days of sailing and surviving being rammed and abandoned by a Chinese ship, the 22 men of fishing vessel Gem-Ver are on their way home to San Jose, Occidental Mindoro
'Incidents happen even in the best regulated family,' Chinese Ambassador Zhao Jianhua tells Presidential Spokesman Salvador Panelo
The Philippine president has yet to publicly remark on the incident in the West Philippine Sea
Chinese foreign ministry spokesman Geng Shuang says China is still investigating the incident, and that it is irresponsible for the Philippines to 'politicize the incident without verification'
(UPDATED) This comes after Defense Secretary Delfin Lorenzana condemned a Chinese vessel 'in the strongest terms' for sinking a Filipino boat in the West Philippine Sea
'Sana mahinto na ito, mabigyan ng aksiyon, kasi nakakaawa tayo kung ang dayuhan, uulit-ulitin pa rin,' says fishing boat owner Fe dela Torre
Filipinos online demand that Malacañang defend the nation from threats of 'greedy traitors'
Gem-Ver was supposed to be out at sea for 15 days. On the 12th day, June 9, a Chinese vessel rammed into it, then left it and its 22-man crew sinking.
Presidential Spokesperson Salvador Panelo says an 'outraged' President Rodrigo Duterte draws the line when Chinese acts involve physical harm to Filipinos
(UPDATED) 'This is our fight and in the end ours alone,' says foreign secretary Teodoro Locsin Jr after a Chinese vessel sank a Philippine boat in the West Philippine Sea
(3rd UPDATE) Malacañang says the abandonment by the Chinese ship of Filipino fishermen was 'uncivilized' and 'barbaric'
Former foreign secretary Albert del Rosario says China, 'the neighborhood bully,' will continue 'to rear its ugly head to intimidate our poor fishermen'
'Kung titingnan n'yo po sa incident report, may intentionality e, kasi hindi tumigil,' says AFP Western Command Spokesman Lieutenant Colonel Stephen Penetrante
'It is enough reason for this administration to seriously reconsider its friendship policy toward China,' maritime law expert Jay Batongbacal tells Rappler
'What is contemptible and condemnable is the abandonment of the crew to the elements' in the West Philippine Sea, says Foreign Secretary Teodoro Locsin Jr
(5th UPDATE) 'We condemn in the strongest terms the cowardly action of the Chinese fishing vessel and its crew for abandoning the Filipino crew. This is not the expected action from a responsible and friendly people,' says Defense Secretary Delfin Lorenzana
(UPDATED) The ships were monitored on September 18, says opposition lawmaker Gary Alejano
It will also allow Indonesia to accurately monitor its remote territory including in the South China Sea where Indonesian and Chinese vessels clashed last month
We respect a big country like China and China should also respect the sovereignty of Indonesia and respect that we are at war with illegal fishing
The suspect is believed to be hiding on board the Liberian flagged ship docked at the Zamboanga port
The Philippine government should exercise more political will to discourage foreign illegal fishermen
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Park rangers were unable to question the Chinese fishermen due to language barrier
The Coast Guard says the sea collision off Pangasinan that killed one Filipino fisherman was likely an accident
President Aquino says the Philippines is still verifying reports that a Chinese vessel rammed a Philippine fishing boat