'Phl to build in Benham Rise to assert claim'
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President Duterte has formed a team of experts to conduct a study at the Philippine Rise. Duterte formed the team of 50 Filipino experts to further assess the country’s sovereignty over the seismically active undersea and volcanic ridge located in the Philippine Sea. The President will be commemorating the renaming of Benham Rise to Philippine Rise by visiting the maritime area next week, presidential spokesman Harry Roque Jr. said yesterday.
Mendez, C. (2018, May 9). 'Phl to build in Benham Rise to assert claim'. The Philippine Star, p. 3.
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Volcanoes; Research; Scientific personnel; Governments; Exclusive economic zone; Continental shelves; United Nations Convention on Law of the Sea; Territorial waters; Disputes; Department of Foreign Affairs (DFA); United Nations Convention on the Law of the Sea (UNCLOS); Duterte, Rodrigo; Roque, Harry Jr.
- The Philippine Star