Philippine Sea


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Philippine Sea

A section of the western Pacific Ocean east of the Philippines and west of the Marianas.

Philippine Sea

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(Placename) part of the NW Pacific Ocean, east and north of the Philippines
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Noun1.Philippine Sea - a naval battle in World War II (1944)Philippine Sea - a naval battle in World War II (1944); a decisive naval victory for the United States fleet over the Japanese who were trying to block supplies from reaching American troops on Leyte
Second World War, World War 2, World War II - a war between the Allies (Australia, Belgium, Bolivia, Brazil, Canada, China, Colombia, Costa Rica, Cuba, Czechoslovakia, Dominican Republic, El Salvador, Ethiopia, France, Greece, Guatemala, Haiti, Honduras, India, Iran, Iraq, Luxembourg, Mexico, Netherlands, New Zealand, Nicaragua, Norway, Panama, Philippines, Poland, South Africa, United Kingdom, United States, USSR, Yugoslavia) and the Axis (Albania, Bulgaria, Finland, Germany, Hungary, Italy, Japan, Rumania, Slovakia, Thailand) from 1939 to 1945
Pacific, Pacific Ocean - the largest ocean in the world
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Malacanang on Wednesday appealed to critics to unite with the Duterte administration on its policy on the West Philippine Sea.
This is the issue that should first be resolved before any joint exploration in the disputed areas in the West Philippine Sea could take place, political analyst Richard Heydarian said in a television interview Monday.
China, embroiled in a territorial row with the Philippines over the West Philippine Sea, was the third least trusted by Filipinos after Laos and North Korea, the same survey showed.
Navy to modernize the guided-missile cruiser USS Philippine Sea (CG 58).
Recto backed Malacanang's option to turn to the undisputed Eastern Philippine Sea territory to explore potentially rich sources of food and fuel supply.
Kagitingan Reef is located at the West Philippine Sea (South China Sea) and is within the vicinity of the Kalayaan Group of Islands (Spratly), which is near Palawan.
If another country succeeds - through might, not right - in making the West Philippine Sea (South China Sea) their exclusive fishpond, it will not only lead to the disappearance of a large chunk of space from our territory, but also fish from our table," Recto, who is running for re-election, said.
The area we are offering in the West Philippine Sea is very near Palawan," Energy Undersecretary Ramon Allan Oca told Reuters, referring to the southwestern Philippine province.
The Philippine Department of Foreign Affairs said in a statement it has ''conveyed to the Chinese Embassy's charge d'affaires its serious concerns over recent actions of (China) in the West Philippine Sea on 5 January 2012.
In July 1950 the air group deployed to the Korean theater aboard Philippine Sea (CV 47).
The Global Times published the report days after President Duterte announced that he was open to China's proposal for joint exploration in the West Philippine Sea, which he described as like 'co-ownership.
President Duterte's equating joint exploration in the West Philippine Sea with 'co-ownership' of resources is a sellout to China, leftist party-list group Bayan Muna said yesterday.

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