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a group of many islands in a large body of water

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The 8-senatorial grouping, ideally represents and oversees national and archipelagic concerns, including, facilitating economic, socio-cultural/infra development plans and programs in respective domains.
The 1987 Constitution defines the national territory as comprising the Philippine archipelago, the archipelagic waters, and all other territories over which the Philippines has sovereignty or jurisdiction.
It was thus extremely important for Indonesia to gain some recognition of its sovereignty over those waters by pushing for both the archipelagic state concept as well as enforcement capabilities with regard to the straits used for international navigation.
The Celtic Unconscious is a timely study, and Barlow shows no hesitation in situating this newly detailed awareness of Joyce's Scottish intertexts within a contemporary archipelagic context in which, post-devolution and post-Brexit referendum, Ireland and Scotland are once more voicing a sense of shared traditions and allegiances.
Nevertheless, Davidson's timely, incredibly detailed and meticulously researched book deserves wide cross-disciplinary readership on the part of students and scholars attuned to the increasingly salient politics of infrastruktur in a developing archipelagic nation.
Martinez-San Miguel reads the travels of Alonso Ramirez between Puerto Rico and the Pacific, considering his "possible pira[cy]" as a means "to question the hegemony of the Spanish order in the articulation of the Caribbean and the Philippines as archipelagic heterotopias for the Spanish empire" (p.
The Transportation Ministry of Indonesia launched a program for subsidized cargo shipping services to remote areas as part of government efforts to reduce price disparity in the archipelagic country and support the maritime highway initiative.
TPG first targeted Indonesia because of the country's delicate archipelagic state which continuously attracts illegal shipment and smuggling of large quantities of counterfeit medicines with understandable discretion and ease.
As Coleman states, his introduction to the volume presents the "intellectual rationale for combining the religious and archipelagic turn, arguing that not only does this combination of critical perspectives enable us more fully to understand the complexities of early modernity, but also suggesting that it might empower us to confront some of the pressing demands of our own politics of culture" (8).
Trinidad and Tobago is an archipelagic state in the southern Caribbean composed of two main islands, covering an area of 5,128 square km.
According to the UN Convention on the Law of the Sea, and with reference to the legal status of the territorial sea, of the air space over the territorial sea and of its bed and subsoil "The sovereignty of a coastal State extends, beyond its land territory and internal waters and, in the case of an archipelagic State, its archipelagic waters, to an adjacent belt of sea, described as the territorial sea.
Indonesia is the world's largest archipelagic country, comprising more than 17,000 islands," said Indonesian Ambassador Abdurrahman Muhammad Fachir.
The archipelagic nation is prone to volcanic eruptions and earthquakes because of its location on the so-called "Ring of Fire".
108) Today, these regions include internal waters, territorial seas, the contiguous zone, the exclusive economic zone, archipelagic waters, and the high seas.
Over the last two decades there has been been a serious readjustment of "British" Romantic studies away from anglo-centrism towards a more archipelagic view of relations between England, Ireland, Scotland, and Wales.