Philippines

Coordinates: 13°N 122°E / 13°N 122°E / 13; 122

The Philippines (i/ˈfɪlpnz/; Filipino: Pilipinas [ˌpɪlɪˈpinɐs]), officially known as the Republic of the Philippines (Filipino: Republika ng Pilipinas), is a sovereign island country in Southeast Asia situated in the western Pacific Ocean. It consists of about 7,500 islands that are categorized broadly under three main geographical divisions: Luzon, Visayas, and Mindanao. The capital city of the Philippines is Manila and the most populous city is Quezon City; both are part of Metro Manila.

To the north of the Philippines across the Luzon Strait lies Taiwan; Vietnam sits west across the South China Sea; southwest lies Malaysia in the island of Borneo across the Sulu Sea, and to the south the Celebes Sea separates it from other islands of Indonesia; while to the east it is bounded by the Philippine Sea and the island-nation of Palau. Its location on the Pacific Ring of Fire and close to the equator makes the Philippines prone to earthquakes and typhoons, but also endows it with abundant natural resources and some of the world's greatest biodiversity. At approximately 300,000 square kilometers (115,831 sq mi), the Philippines is the 72nd-largest country in the world.

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DOE awards supply contracts to 19 RE firms under GEAP

Manila Bulletin 25 Jun 2022
or renewable energy (RE) bidding last June 17, 2022, the majority capacity of 1,380MW was awarded to various companies under Solar Philippines of young businessman Leandro Leviste ... Philippines Visayas Corporation, and the 13.2MW Nabas-2 wind power project of PetroWind Energy Inc....
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Resumption of petroleum drilling at Recto Bank pushed

Manila Bulletin 25 Jun 2022
The energy department said it will guarantee “the safety and security of our oil and gas activities in the WPS,” adding that it already “held 11 meetings and briefings with all concerned service contractors together with maritime law enforcement and security experts in the National Task Force for the West Philippine Sea.”....
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China insists joint energy exploration with PH ‘right way’ ahead

Manila Bulletin 25 Jun 2022
China’s foreign ministry is adamant that a joint energy exploration and development between Beijing and Manila in the disputed waters of the West Philippine Sea (South China Sea) is the right move forward to manage their maritime differences ... abandoned energy exploration talks with China over an order from President Duterte....
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Rody handling of WPS issue, oil talks hailed

Manila Standard 24 Jun 2022
These officials must have “the talent and skill to find ways to secure new energy sources needed by our country, while steadfastly upholding our sovereign rights in the West Philippine Sea, as guaranteed by international law and our Constitution,” he added....
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DENR confident on BBM vs climate change

The Manila Times 24 Jun 2022
"President Duterte leaves a better, cleaner, more sustainable Philippines ... During the COP26 in Glasgow, Scotland in 2021, Finance Secretary Carlos Dominguez 3rd, as head of the Philippine delegation, called on developed countries to set aside funds to help developing countries, like the Philippines, shift to clean energy....
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Joint energy exploration 'right way' ahead, China says after Philippines pullout

Anadolu Agency 24 Jun 2022
A day after the Philippines declared an end to negotiations with Beijing on joint energy exploration, China on Friday insisted that collaboration in oil and gas development remains the “right way” ahead.  ... He was responding to comments by Philippines Foreign ......
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Two dozen bidders take part in 2-GW Philippine renewables auction

Renewables Now 24 Jun 2022
A total of 24 qualified bidders have taken part in the first auction round of the Philippines’ green energy auction programme through which the Department of Energy seeks to award 2,000 MW of renewable energy capacity....
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Ajinomoto goes solar

Manila Standard 24 Jun 2022
holds an energization ceremony to prompt the introduction of solar power energy in Ajinomoto Philippines Flavor Food Inc....
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Oil price hike seen anew

Sun Star 24 Jun 2022
PRICES of diesel are seen to increase again to “a little over P1” next week due to the current performance of the Philippine peso against the US dollar. Department of Energy Oil Industry Management Bureau director lawyer Rino Abad said gasoline prices, on the other hand, may go down “a little bit.” ... (SunStar Philippines)....
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Expect ‘slight’ increase in diesel, kerosine prices; rollback for gasoline next week — DOE

The Philadelphia Inquirer 24 Jun 2022
MANILA, Philippines --- Diesel and ... dollar, while the price of gasoline may see a decrease, Energy Secretary Alfonso Cusi said Friday....
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Expect ‘slight’ increase in diesel, kerosene prices; rollback for gasoline next week — DOE

The Philadelphia Inquirer 24 Jun 2022
MANILA, Philippines --- Diesel and ... dollar, while the price of gasoline may see a decrease, Energy Secretary Alfonso Cusi said Friday....
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ERC: UP, Meralco pact is pilot for power retail aggregation scheme

The Philadelphia Inquirer 24 Jun 2022
MANILA, Philippines --- The Energy Regulatory Commission (ERC) on Friday announced the start of its Retail Aggregation Program with an ......

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