Year: 2020

Vietnam Oil Field

Philippines Restart Gas Exploration in West Ph Sea

Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte has lifted his predecessor’s ban on oil exploration in the West Philippine Sea, bringing the country one step closer to implementing a joint exploration deal with China. Duterte’s shift to China policy enabled the signing of a memorandum of understanding between Manila and Beijing for a joint oil and gas exploration […]

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Sovereign Markers Installed in Northern Part of Philippines’ Territory

The Northern Luzon Command (NOLCOM) and Naval Forces Northern Luzon (NFNL) completed the construction and installation of sovereign markers in the 11 uninhabited islands in Northern Philippines on 18 August 2020. The sovereign marker symbolizes the assertion of our country’s absolute sovereignty over the said uninhabited islands and over the surrounding territorial waters. This marker […]

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Philippines Would Not Sanction Chinese Firms Involved in Building West Ph Sea Islands

The Philippines will not stop infrastructure projects involving Chinese firms blacklisted by ally the United States and will make its own decisions, not those of a foreign power, the president’s spokesman said on Tuesday. President Rodrigo Duterte will not follow the United States move to sanction Chinese firms involved in building and militarising artificial South […]

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Tarlac and Frigates

AFP Aircraft and Ships Could Be Utilized To Bring Home OFWs

The government will use ships and aircraft of the Armed Forces of the Philippines (AFP) to send the 24,000 overseas Filipino workers (OFWs) stuck in quarantine centers to their respective provinces. Presidential Spokesperson Harry Roque announced President Rodrigo Duterte ordered the Department of Labor and Employment (DOLE), Overseas Workers Welfare Administration, and the Department of Health […]

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