Celebes Sea - updates

Rappler's latest stories on Celebes Sea


Senate panel seeks Divina disbarment, Dela Rosa on body cameras, Licuanan on resignation| Evening wRap

Jan 24, 2018 - 9:12 PM

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Duterte wants China to secure Sulu, Celebes Seas from pirates

Jan 24, 2018 - 4:27 PM

President Rodrigo Duterte credits China for helping combat piracy in Somalia and hopes the country can do the same thing for the Philippines and Indonesia

The President was given a tour inside the Chinese Vessel Chang Chun where he was able to see the armaments, the deck, the bridge navigation system as well as the operations room command and control system. The Chinese PLAN officers also presented tokens to the President during his tour. PRESIDENTIAL PHOTOS

U.S. fighter pilot with Korea-bound carrier had to eject – navy

Apr 22, 2017 - 8:40 AM

According to a statement from the US Seventh Fleet the unidentified pilot of the F A 18 Super Hornet fighter jet was picked up by helicopter from waters of the Celebes Sea between Indonesia and the Philippines

Soon: Shorter shipping route between PH, Indonesia

Jan 15, 2017 - 12:08 PM

The new route promises to cut journey time from the current 3 5 weeks to only 3 days

Image courtesy Department of Transportation

Human trafficking: A game of cat and mouse in a vast Celebes sea

Dec 06, 2015 - 2:17 PM

The Philippines is a source country while Tawi Tawi serves as the transshipment point for most trafficking cases

Indonesia sinks 41 foreign boats to deter illegal fishing

May 21, 2015 - 2:36 PM

The boats include 11 from the Philippines and the first one from China

FISH HABITAT. Papua New Guinea-flagged fishing boats taken into custody for illegal fishing activities are blown up by the Indonesian navy in Ambon bay on December 21, 2014. Photo by EPA

Philippines, Indonesia eye undersea boundary

Oct 16, 2014 - 5:50 PM

This comes months after the Philippines and Indonesia sealed a historic deal hailed as a model in settling maritime disputes

UNDERSEA BOUNDARY. Philippine Foreign Secretary Albert del Rosario and Indonesian Foreign Minister Marty Natalegawa sign a statement to explore a possible boundary between their countries' overlapping portions of the continental shelf. Photo courtesy of DFA

Philippines, Indonesia seal historic maritime deal

May 23, 2014 - 11:40 AM

A first for the Philippines the treaty draws a boundary between overlapping EEZs

HISTORIC DEAL. Indonesian Foreign Minister Marty Natalegawa (left) and Philippine Foreign Secretary Albert del Rosario (right) finish signing a historic maritime deal between their countries. Behind them, Indonesian President Susilo Bambang Yudhoyono and Philippine President Benigno Aquino III witness the signing. Photo by Rey Baniquet/PCOO/Malacañang Photo Bureau

Philippines, Indonesia agree to draw sea boundary

May 19, 2014 - 8:37 PM

This will make it clear for Filipino and Indonesian fishermen among others which parts of the sea they can explore and exploit for resources

6.0-magnitude quake hits Sultan Kudarat

Nov 03, 2013 - 11:11 PM

Intensity 3 was felt in Malita Davao del Sur while Intensity 2 was experienced in Davao City