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West Phl Sea documentary gaining ground

MANILA, Philippines – The documentary promoting awareness instilling patriotism among Filipinos worldwide in the country’s struggle to maintain its hold over some of the islands in the South China Sea is gaining ground on various social media platforms. Dubbed as “Karapatan sa Karagatan” the maritime and sovereignty awareness video launched by the Department of Foreign […]

Philippines Protesters Decry China Sea Claims

MANILA— On Friday’s independence day holiday in the Philippines, hundreds of leftist protesters decried China’s claims to most of the South China Sea. But the various groups opposed to China do not agree on whether they should rely on the United States as a deterrent to China’s increasing assertiveness. A theme song calling on Filipinos […]

Philippines airs program about sea disputes with China

MANILA, Philippines — The Philippine government broadcast a television program on Friday aimed at boosting public opposition to China’s increasingly assertive moves to press its territorial claims in the disputed South China Sea. The broadcast of the first episode of a three-part series, titled “Freedom,” on the state-run TV network coincided with the Philippines’ independence […]