PH, Indonesia fix maritime boundaries

PH, Indonesia fix maritime boundaries

The Philippines-Indonesia EEZ boundary map from the National Mapping and Resource Information Authority. Manila and Jakarta have formally fixed their maritime boundaries under an agreement that took years for the world’s two largest archipelagic states to...
Pangilinan hits Duterte gov’t ‘pivot to China’

Pangilinan hits Duterte gov’t ‘pivot to China’

Satellite image of Kagitingan Reef in the Kalayaan Islands, a rock occupied by China. (From the Asia Maritime Transparency Initiative) Opposition senator Francis Pangilinan lashed out at the Duterte government’s “pivot to China” on Friday, the third anniversary of the...
Palace: Duterte agreed to let Chinese fish to prevent war

Palace: Duterte agreed to let Chinese fish to prevent war

By Felipe F. Salvosa II / PressOnePH Presidential Spokesperson Salvador Panelo | PCOO PHOTO President Rodrigo Duterte agreed to let Chinese vessels fish within the Philippines’ exclusive economic zone (EEZ) to prevent war with China, Malacañang said on Tuesday.In a...