Sulu Sea


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Su·lu Sea

 (so͞o′lo͞o)
An arm of the western Pacific Ocean between the Philippines and Borneo. The Sulu Archipelago, a chain of small islands belonging to the Philippines, separates the Sulu Sea from the Celebes Sea southwest of Mindanao.

Sulu Sea

n
(Placename) part of the W Pacific between Borneo and the central Philippines

Su′lu Sea′


n.
a sea in the W Pacific, between the SW Philippines and Borneo.
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The Bfar, an attached agency of the Department of Agriculture (DA), said fishermen may now resume their operations in the waters of East Sulu Sea, Basilan Strait and Sibuguey Bay.
Tropical Depression 'Basyang' maintained its track towards southern Palawan as it crossed the Sulu Sea, the state weather bureau said Wednesday.
Zubiri, meanwhile, said senators do not see a problem with retaining the name of Sulu Sea in the proposed Bangsamoro region.
In June 2017, Indonesia, Malaysia and the Philippines held joint maritime patrols to fight pirate attacks and transnational crimes in the Sulu Sea.
The weather bureau said the storm had gathered strength over the Sulu Sea and was packing winds of up 80 kph (50 mph) and moving West at 20 kph.
A local weather bureau said that the storm had gathered strength over the Sulu Sea.
Jo-Ann Petinglay, Western Mindanao Command spokesperson, said they have tightened security in Sulu Sea aside from conducting joint naval patrols with Malaysia and Indonesia under the Trilateral Maritime Patrol Agreement.
Joint maritime operations by Indonesia, Malaysia and the Philippines to fight transnational crimes and terrorism in the Sulu Sea were launched Monday, 19 June in Tarakan, North Kalimantan, Indonesia.
Indonesia is concerned that piracy in the Sulu Sea area, a major sea traffic corridor for the world's top thermal coal exporter, could reach levels previously seen in Somalia.
citizens of the risks of travel to the Philippines, in particular to the Sulu Archipelago, the island of Mindanao, and in the southern Sulu Sea area.
The Philippine Navy has deployed six ships and an islander plane in the vast Sulu Sea, particularly in the vicinity of the provinces of Tawi-Tawi, Basilan and Sulu to prevent other Tausog warriors, supporters and relatives of the sultan of Sulu from crossing over to Sabah.
Navy in the 11th annual Southeast Asia Cooperation and Training exercise, which will be held in the Malacca Strait, Sulu Sea and Subic Bay.