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Fisherfolk write Beijing on new fishing rule

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Fisherfolk write Beijing on sea conflict, warns of US ‘self-motivated’ intervention
By Ding Cervantes
Jan 14, 2014

ANGELES CITY- The country’s biggest alliance of fisherfolk has written the Chinese government a “humble appeal” to resort to “bilateral and inter-nation dialogues with other claimants” of areas in the West Philippine Sea “rather than engage in hardcore assertion of some that needs to be carefully studied.”

The alliance warned that the territorial conflict among the claimant-nations could be exploited by the US government to promote its interests in the area. “We the leaders and representatives of Pambansang Lakas ng Kilusang Mamamalakaya ng Pilipinas (Pamalakaya), a national federation of small fisherfolk in the Philippines,
submit this humble appeal to the Chinese government to recall the new fishing rule that demands foreign fishing vessels to seek permit before entering the disputed waters.”

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Pamalakaya urges Tacloban fishers to defy no-build zone policy

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Pamalakaya urges Tacloban fishers to defy no-build zone policy 
Manila, Philippines- The militant fisherfolk alliance Pambansang Lakas ng Kilusang Mamamalakaya ng Pilipinas (Pamalakaya) on Tuesday urged fisherfolk survivors of super typhoon Yolanda in Tacloban City and other parts of Leyte and  Eastern Samar to defy the no-build zone policy currently implemented by the Department of Public Works and Highways (DPWH) and the Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR).

US the biggest threat to world peace in 2013 – poll

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US the biggest threat to world peace in 2013 – poll

US President Barack Obama. (AFP Photo / Nicholas Kamm)

Published time: January 02, 2014 13:30
Edited time: January 03, 2014 18:40

US President Barack Obama. (AFP Photo / Nicholas Kamm)

The US has been voted as the most significant threat to world peace in a survey across 68 different countries. Anti-American sentiment was not only recorded in antagonistic countries, but also in many allied NATO partners like Turkey and Greece.

A global survey conducted by the Worldwide Independent Network and Gallup at the end of 2013 revealed strong animosity towards the US’s role as the world’s policeman. Citizens across over 60 nations were asked: “Which country do you think is the greatest threat to peace in the world today?”

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PH fishermen ask China to withdraw fisheries policy

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PH fishermen ask China to withdraw fisheries policy

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12:41 pm | Sunday, January 12th, 2014

MANILA, Philippines – Fisherfolk on Sunday wrote to outgoing Chinese Ambassador Ma Keqing, asking China to recall its new policy requiring foreign fishing vessels to ask approval before entering parts of the South China Sea.

Fisher’s ‘humble’ appeal to China: Recall new fishing rule, and unite vs US intervention

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Fisher’s ‘humble’ appeal to China: Recall new fishing rule, and unite vs US intervention

By: InterAksyon.com
January 12, 2014 11:12 AM

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InterAksyon.com
The online news portal of TV5

MANILA – A leftist national fishermen’s group has asked China to recall its new fishing rule on the disputed waters of South China Sea, including those claimed by the Philippines as the West Philippine Sea.

In a letter addressed to Chinese Ambassador to the Philippines Ma Keqing, a copy of which was sent to news outfits, the Pambansang Lakas ng Kilusang Mamamalakaya ng Pilipinas (Pamalakaya) also said China, the Philippines, and the other claimants  “must unite to frustrate the intervention of the United States — the biggest threat to world peace.”

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Filipino fishers urged Beijing to recall new fishing rules in South China Sea

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Filipino fishers urged Beijing to recall new fishing rules in South China Sea

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Gang Gong Li  and Gerry Albert Corpuz

Manila, Philippines– An association of small fishermen in the Phillippines urged the Chinese government over the weekend to reconsider the new fishing rules it approved governing conflicts arising from the highly disputed South China Sea.

All voices learned over the weekend that the Philippine based fisherfolk alliance Pambansang Lakas ngKilusang Mamamalakaya ng Pilipinas (Pamalakaya) appealed to the Chinese government to recall a new fishing rule that demands foreign fishing vessels to enter in the disputed West Philippine Sea (South China Sea).

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Fishers say no build zone policy in Yolanda areas will be applied too in Ondoy, Habagat areas

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Fishers say no build zone  policy in Yolanda areas will be applied too in  Ondoy, Habagat areas 

Manila, Philippines- The no-build zone policy that is being implemented in the coastal areas of Tacloban City and other  Yolanda devastated fishing communities in Eastern Visayas will soon be applied to other fishing municipalities affected by Habagat last year and typhoon Ondoy in 2009, according to the fisherfolk alliance Pambansang Lakas ng Kilusang Mamamalakaya ng Pilipinas (Pamalakaya).