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After Locsin says 'fuck int'l community,' PH runs to U.N. agency

Jun 17, 2019 - 11:42 AM

At the International Maritime Organization, the Philippines slams a Chinese vessel that sank a Filipino boat in the West Philippine Sea

TOP DIPLOMAT. Foreign Secretary Teodoro Locsin Jr downplays the need for the Philippines to seek support from the international community after the Philippine boat sinking incident at Recto Bank. File photo from DFA

N. Korea confirms imminent satellite launch

Feb 03, 2016 - 12:46 AM

The dates suggest a launch aimed at coinciding with the birthday on February 16 of late leader Kim Jong Il father of current leader Kim Jong Un

IMMINENT LAUNCH. North Korea confirms a planned satellite launch between February 8-25. File photo of North Korean Leader Kim Jong-Un from Republic of Korea/AFP/Files/KCNA via KNS

The stowaways that threaten biodiversity

Oct 03, 2014 - 7:40 PM

Hitchhiker species – organisms that ride ships from one place to another – can swiftly colonize new marine habitats wrecking ecosystems on which humans also depend

PREFERRED TRANSPORT. Cranes (L) transfer containers onto a ship (R) at the container yard in Tokyo port on September 8, 2014. Ships like these can carry nonnative species to their ports of call, which can threaten the ecological balance in these places. Toshifumi Kitamura/AFP

North Korea rocket trajectory will take it near PH

Dec 04, 2012 - 2:21 PM

North Korea s planned rocket launch this December will once again have a trajectory that will take it close to Philippine landmass

READY FOR LIFTOFF. A North Korean soldier stands guard in front of an Unha-3 rocket at Tangachai -ri space center on April 8, 2012. North Korea has confirmed their intention to launch the rocket this week (between April 12-16) despite international condemnations. AFP Photo/Pedro Ugarte