Carpio to Duterte, AFP: defend Panatag Shoal
MetadataShow full item record
Supreme Court Senior Justice Antonio T. Carpio said yesterday that the Armed Forces headed by President Duterte as commander-in-chief are constitutionally mandated to defend Scarborough or Panatag Shoul as part of the Philippine territory. In a statement, Carpio reminded the President “to avoid any act, statement or declarations that expressly or impliedly waives Philippine territory in the West Philippine Sea”. His statement was issued after the President quoted as saying that he (the President) cannot stop China for implementing its plan to build structures on the disputed Panatag Shoal for now.
Panaligan, R. G. (2017, March 21). Carpio to Duterte, AFP: defend Panatag Shoal. Manila Bulletin. pp. 1, 4.
Associated contentOnline version
Disputes; Territorial waters; Military operations; United Nations Convention on Law of the Sea; Law of the sea; International law; Exclusive economic zone; Continental shelves; Artificial islands; Armed Forces of the Philippines (AFP); Permanent Court of Arbitration (PCA); Philippine Navy; Philippines-United States Mutual Defense Treaty; US-Japan Mutual Defense Treaty; United Nations Convention on the Law of the Sea (UNCLOS); Carpio, Antonio T.; Duterte, Rodrigo
- Manila Bulletin 
Showing items related by title, author, creator and subject.
June 23, 2016, on page A11)The Department of Agriculture (DA) celebrates its 118th Anniversary with its vital role in nation building more marked than ever. Mandated to promote agricultural and fisheries development and growth, the DA has been at ...
March 18, 2018, on page B11)On March 22-24, CMB Events and Promotion Specialist Inc. will feature the best assembly of the world's latest technologies, products, and services in the field of Agriculture & Livestock under one roof.
Argana, Ricardo R. (Manila Bulletin,
June 22, 2018, on page 11)In the early 70’s, Philippine agriculture was hampered by the absence of adoptable technologies that would benefit our farmers. Seeing this predicament, Arturo Tanco, then minister of the Ministry of Agriculture, recommended ...