6 months PH needs warships in WPS, says Pimentel MB
By Ellson Quismorio  The Philippine Navy ought to have warships to guard the country’s 200-mile exclusive economic zone (EEZ) in the West Philippine Sea (WPS) against potential foreign threats. Surigao del Sur 2nd district Rep. Johnny Pimentel(Facebook / MANILA BULLETIN) Thus, said Surigao del Sur 2nd district Rep. Johnny Pimentel as he underscored Sunday the country’s lack of battle-ready ships. “This is why we are having difficulty enforcing our sovereign rights over our EEZ there,” Pimentel said, adding, “our naval warfare service should at least be as formidable as Indonesia’s, which has three fleets of larger and faster ships, including ... more