No China ‘co-ownership’ of Philippines marine resources
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Last week President Duterte announced that his administration was considering China’s offer to jointly explore an undisputed Philippine territory for potential energy deposits. He was referring to an area off Busuanga, Palawan and the Recto Bank in the West Philippine Sea (WPS), within the country’s 370-kilometer exclusive economic zone (EEZ) over which we have sovereign rights.
Ocampo, S. (2018, March 10). No China ‘co-ownership’ of Philippines marine resources. The Philippine Star, p. 11.
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Marine resources; Joint ventures; Exclusive economic zone; Exclusive rights; Governments; Disputes; Territorial waters; Law of the sea; International law; Mineral resources; Fisheries; Exploration; Exploitation; Artificial islands; Military operations; Drilling; Continental shelves; Philippine National Oil Co. (PNOC); China National Offshore Oil Corp. (CNOOC); Permanent Court of Arbitration in The Hague; University of the Philippines Institute for Maritime Affairs and Law of the Sea; Department of Energy (DOE); Mitra Energy Ltd.; Forum Energy; Duterte, Rodrigo; Carpio, Antonio; Aquino, Benigno III; Roque, Harry; Batongbacal, Jay
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