2 weeks Hontiveros tells DND: Stop downplaying external threats in West PH Sea as ‘stable, manageable’ MB
Senator Risa Hontiveros on Tuesday urged the Department of National Defense (DND) to stop downplaying the external threats in the West Philippine Sea as “stable and describing it as stable and manageable, saying China’s repeated incursions in the territory is a real national security threat. Sen. Risa Hontiveros(Senate of the Philippines / MANILA BULLETIN) “I highly doubt that the situation in the West Philippine Sea is ‘manageable.’ Manageable ba na wala nang matitirang isda at likas-yaman sa ating karagatan? (Is it manageable if we have no more fish and marine resources left to us?)” Hontiveros said in a statement. ... more