An Online Resource of the
Foreign Service Institute Philippines 

States Supporting and
Positively Acknowledging the Arbitration Award

Breaking Waves seeks to disseminate information and address misconceptions on key Philippine maritime and territorial concerns. 

Maritime Limits of the Philippines 

Source: Henry S. Bensurto, Commission on Maritime and Ocean Affairs Secretariat (CMOAS), 2013.

"China has pursued its activities in these disputed maritime areas with overwhelming force.
The Philippines can only counter by invoking international law."

In respectful memory of the late 

Secretary of Foreign Affairs Albert F. del Rosario, Sr.  

(14 November 1939 – 18 April 2023).

© Last updated 20 September 2023