Tag: West Philippine Sea

Statement on the successful mission of Atin Ito Coalition

Nakakabilib at nakakaalab ng damdamin ang katapangan at hindi natitinag na determinasyon ng mga kababayan natin na ipaglaban ang soberanya ng bansa sa gitna ng mga balakid at panganib na kailangan nilang suungin. I stand in awe of the remarkable efforts of these brave men and women from the Atin Ito Coalition for their extraordinary…
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Estrada blasts ‘Chinese disinformation’

(THE MANILA TIMES) SEN. Jinggoy Estrada said on Thursday that the “new model” to ease tensions in the West Philippine Sea (WPS) was nothing but a disinformation campaign by the Chinese government. “Let us reassert that Ayungin Shoal is an integral part of our exclusive economic zone, a fact that has been unequivocally upheld by…
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Estrada: Chinese claim on alleged recorded call plain ‘disinformation’

(PNA) MANILA – Senator Jinggoy Estrada on Thursday denounced the alleged recorded audio communication between a Chinese diplomat and a high-ranking Filipino military official as “nothing but another apparent disinformation campaign by the Chinese government.” In a statement, the chairperson of the Senate Committee on National Defense further called it a “trap” to divert attention from…
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Statement on alleged audio recording between a Chinese diplomat and a ranking military general

Claims on the alleged “new model” arrangement to ease tension in the West Philippine Sea are nothing but another apparent disinformation campaign by the Chinese government. China’s claim is nothing more than smoke and mirrors. We will not be swayed by falsehoods. Their recent assertions are nothing more than a trap, designed to divert attention from…
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Diplomasya dapat! Jinggoy backs Marcos stance not to use water cannons vs. Chinese ships

(POLITIKO) Senator Jinggoy Estrada on Monday (May 6) expressed support for the stance of President Ferdinand Marcos Jr. not to use water cannons against Chinese vessels trespassing in the West Philippine Sea (WPS). “I express my solidarity with the President regarding his firm decision to abstain from employing water cannons or any other offensive weapons…
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Senators weigh in on Marcos stand on non-use o water cannon to defend WPS

(GMA NEWS) At least three senators gave different views on President Ferdinand “Bongbong” Marcos Jr.’s rejection of the idea to use water cannons to retaliate against aggressive actions in the West Philippine Sea (WPS). Senate Minority Leader Aquilino “Koko” Pimentel III, who is among the senators who suggested the use of water cannon against those…
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Senators back PBBM’s refusal to use water cannon on Chinese vessels

(MANILA BULLETIN) Senators expressed support for President Marcos’ pronouncement that the Philippines has no plan to put any kind of cannon on its ships. Sen. Francis Tolentino said it’s a “pragmatic” and “responsible” decision made by the President to consider the prevailing situation calculated to maintain the current moral high ground of the Philippines. He…
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Jinggoy slams Roque for revealing ‘Gentleman’s Agreement’ between Rody Duterte, China

(POLITIKO) Senator Jinggoy Estrada has expressed disappointment at former presidential spokesperson Harry Roque for claiming that there was a “gentleman’s agreement” between China and the Philippines during the Duterte administration. Senator Jinggoy Estrada has expressed disappointment at former presidential spokesperson Harry Roque for claiming that there was a “gentleman’s agreement” between China and the Philippines…
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Statement on claims on alleged Ph-China deal concerning BRP Sierra Madre

Minsan ko nang pinanindigan sa isang privilege speech na walang kasunduan o pangakong binitawan ang aking ama, ang dating President Joseph Estrada, sa pagtanggal ng BRP Sierra Madre sa Ayungin Shoal at ito’y pinatotohanan pa ng mga noo’y defense and security officials gaya ni dating Defense Sec. Orlando Mercado. It’s disappointing, to say the least,…
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Estrada seeks probe into Chinese ships dredging in Zambales

(PNA) MANILA – Senator Jinggoy Estrada filed a resolution Wednesday seeking to investigate the reported dredging activities of Chinese vessels in Zambales. Estrada is worried that the activities could have a significant impact on the lives of Zambales residents who rely on fishing and may disturb the overall balance of the ecosystem. “The ongoing dredging activities…
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