It is important to learn the vicinal location of the Philippines because knowing the countries or areas around us are important for our economy. If we know the countries around we may be able to make them allies. This way, if some on attacks us, we may be able to convince them to help us. In other words, it strengthens our relations with other countries. In economy, knowing the places that surround us means we can trade or sell with them. It helps improve our national trade an commerce.
Yes, the air above our country is also part of our territory. Since it is above us then it belongs to us because we are inhabiting the area under it.
EEZ stands for Exclusive Economic Zone. On June 11, 1978, Marcos issued Presidential Decree 1599. Exclusive Economic Zone (EEZ) is a seazone over which a state has special rights over the exploration and use of marine resources. It stretches from the seaward edge of the state's territorial sea out to 200 nautical miles from its coast or from the outermost point of its outermost islands.
EEZ is an important factor in helping our economy. The EEZ gives the Philippines access to the sea which is important for fishing. Pelagic, or deep sea, fish are an important resource for sustenance and trade. Also, there are many other resources in the sea which may be of use to the traders that come here. That way, we can sell some of these resources and...