West Philippine Sea limited to exclusive economic zone
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The renamed West Philippine Sea is limited to the area covered by the country's exclusive economic zone. This was stressed yesterday by Malacañang as it said China should not to take offense on the Philippines' move to rename part of the South China Sea as the West Philippine Sea. Presidential Spokesperson Edwin Lacierda, in a press briefing, said the Chinese Foreign Ministry must have been "misinformed."
Sabater, M. R. (2012, September 15). West Philippine Sea limited to exclusive economic zone. Manila Bulletin, pp. 1, 16.
Exclusive economic zone; Governments; Territorial waters; Disputes; National Mapping and Resource Information Authority (NAMRIA); Department of foreign Affairs (DFA); United Nations (UN); Lacierda, Edwin; West Philippine Sea; Philippines; China; South China Sea; Kalayaan Group of Islands; Panatag Shoal
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