Category Archives: Philippines-Indonesia relations

Joint maritime patrol with Indonesia seen to prevent reinforcements to Maute

DAVAO CITY (MindaNews/04 July) – The staging of the 31st coordinated maritime patrol between Philippine and Indonesian naval forces is timely and may prevent foreign terrorists from sending reinforcements to the Maute Group through the porous Southern backdoor, Eastern Mindanao Command (Eastmincom) deputy commander BGen. Gilbert Gapay said. During the opening of the 31st CORPAT PHILINDO at the Waterfront Insular […]

‘Mindanao catching up’ with opening of new shipping route to Indonesia

DAVAO CITY (MindaNews/26 April) – Sounding optimistic over the economic opportunities that could be unlocked with the launch on April 30 of a new shipping route between Mindanao and Indonesia, an official declared that the island “is now catching up” with the rest of the country. Mindanao Development Authority Chair Abul Khayr Alonto told “Wednesdays at Habi at […]

New shipping route seen to increase PH-Indonesia trade

DAVAO CITY (MindaNews/25 April) – The launch on Sunday (April 30) of a new shipping route that will link the cities of Davao and General Santos in Mindanao to Bitung in Indonesia is seen to open up more market opportunities for both countries. President Rodrigo R. Duterte and Indonesian President Jokoko Widodo, who will fly to Davao […]

RoRo shipping service to ply Mindanao-Indonesia route

DAVAO CITY (MindaNews/17 March) – The Philippine and Indonesian governments will launch next month a roll-on, roll-off shipping service that will link Davao and General Santos cities to Bitung City in Indonesia, an official of the Mindanao Development Authority (MinDA) said. Presidents Rodrigo Duterte of the Philippines and Joko Widodo of Indonesia have been invited […]