3 days Oil exploration in WPS needs to pass ‘standards of patriotism’ — Locsin Inquirer
MANILA, Philippines --- The resumption of oil exploration activities in the West Philippine Sea (WPS) in support of a 2018 agreement with China to develop resources in the disputed waters, should pass "highest standards of patriotism," the country's top diplomat said Saturday. Due to the maritime row with China, the Department of Energy under the Aquino administration declared a force majeure---the moratorium of activities---in the disputed areas as early as December 2014. "This must go viral. That finger in that glove symbolizes what I will do to any Oil & Gas development project proponent that doesn't pass my Oil & ... more