National Task Force for the West Philippine Sea - updates

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Gov’t task force mulls fisherfolk as ’maritime militia’ in disputed areas

Jun 26, 2016 - 1:57 PM

Unarmed fisherfolk or maritime militia could take the lead in asserting the Philippines’ rights over disputed areas in the West Philippine Sea the military says

DISPUTED. Military ships sailing at the South China Sea/West Philippine Sea. File photo

Aquino creates West Philippine Sea task force

Mar 23, 2016 - 6:28 PM

President Benigno Aquino III forms the National Task Force for the West Philippine Sea after Filipino fishermen were again harassed by the Chinese coast guard in Scarborough Shoal

NATIONAL SOVEREIGNTY. President Benigno S. Aquino III creates the National Task Force for the West Philippine Sea as tensions continue to mount between the Philippines and China in the disputed area. File photo by Robert Viñas/ Malacañang Photo Bureau