BBC News - Philippines and Indonesia resolve 20-year border dispute . The agreement was signed by the foreign ministers of the Philippines and Indonesia in Manila The Philippines and Indonesia have settled a maritime border dispute after 20 years of negotiations. Indonesian President Susilo Bambang Yudhoyono said this was a "good example" of how to resolve sovereignty issues without force. Meanwhile, Philippine President Benigno Aquino said his country wanted to end maritime issues through legal and peaceful means. The deal comes amid increased regional tension over territorial disputes. Deadly riots erupted in Vietnam last week, after China's decision to move a drilling rig into disputed waters in the South China Sea. The foreign ministers of Indonesia and the Philippines met in Manila to sign the agreement, which defines maritime borders in the overlapping exclusive economic zones of the Mindanao and Celebes Seas in the southern Philippines.