Tag Archives: Recto Bank

Hasten marine inquiry on Recto Bank incident: Mindoro Occ Rep. Nene Sato

OCCIDENTAL MINDORO – “We will never allow this to happen again,” said Congresswoman Josephine “Nene” Sato on Wednesday (June 19) following the incident ten days ago when 22 Filipino fishermen were left clinging to debris after a Chinese vessel struck and sunk their boat near Recto Bank. Speaking during the media briefing at San Jose, […]

Statement of the Vice President on the Boat Ramming Incident in the West Philippine Sea

With the rest of the Filipino nation, I express my deepest outrage at the incident that occurred last June 9, 2019, where a Philippine fishing vessel, while at anchor, was rammed, apparently intentionally, by a Chinese ship near Recto Bank in the West Philippine Sea. After the collision, 22 of our fellow Filipinos were left […]