Palace: No bad faith seen in China's naming PH rising features
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Malacañang assured the public that there is no reason to be alarmed over China's move to name five underwater features in the Philippine Rise despite the Philippine's sovereign rights over the region. Presidential spokesperson Harry Roque made the statement following reports that China has named five underwater features in the Philippine Rise, formerly known as Benham Rise, saying these were discovered by Chinese researchers over the past 20 years.
Geducos, A. C. B. (2018, February 16). Palace: No bad faith seen in China's naming PH rising features. Manila Bulletin, p. 2.
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Public sector; Rights; Governments; Property rights; Jurisdiction; Research; Scientific personnel; Online instruction; Philippine Embassy in Beijing; International Hydrographic Organization-ntergovernmental Oceanographic Commission General Bathymetric Chart of the Oceans (IHO-IOC GEBCO); Sub-Committee on Undersea Feature Names (SCUFN); Department of Foreign Affairs (DFA); China Navy Hydrographic Office; Roque, Harry; Duterte, Rodrigo; Batongbacal, Jay
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