De Lima seeks probe on suspicious activity in Benham Rise.
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Sen. Leila de Lima wants a Senate investigation into the “suspicious” Chinese incursions in Benham Rise. In filing Senate Resolution No. 334, de Lima said the probe seeks to find out why Chinese vessels sailed into Philippine waters. Defense secretary Delfin Lorenzana had said that satellite images monitored suspicious activities of Chinese vessels in the waters of Benham Rise last year for three months.
Golez, P. (2017, March 23). De Lima seeks probe on suspicious activity in Benham Rise. Panay News, p. 7.
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Territorial waters; Disputes; Military operations; Satellite sensing; Defence craft; Research vessels; Surveying; Navigation; Exclusive rights; United Nations Convention on Law of the Sea; Law of the sea; International law; Department of National Defense (DND); Department of Foreign Affairs (DFA); United Nations Convention on the Law of the Sea (UNCLOS); de Lima, Leila; Lorenzana, Delfin; Duterte, Rodrigo; Ejercito, Joseph Victor
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