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    • Benham Rise renamed PH Rise 

      Africa, Raymond; Lopez, JP (Malaya, May 23, 2017, on page B1-B6)
      President Duterte signed Executive Order 25 last May 16 renaming Benham Rise to Philippine Rise. The EO states that the 24-million hectare continental shelf located well within the country’s exclusive economic zone is ...
    • Benham Rise trip: Duterte’s latest comedy act 

      Tordesillas, Ellen (Malaya, April 30, 2018, on page B4)
      China builds a monument on Kagitingan Reef that the Philippines claims as part of its territory in South China Sea and President Duterte announces he will sail to Benham Rise, an underwater plateau east of Luzon that has ...
    • Benham Rise: Wealth under the sea 

      Icamina, Paul (Malaya, July 29, 2015, on page A3)
      There is wealth out there, for the taking. But diving is daunting, starting at 15 meters deep. In 2011, the Philippines acquired Benham Rise, a "massive" area east of Luzon. "We have access to resources in an area bigger ...
    • Carpio's terms for PH Rise research 

      Torsedillas, Ellen (Malaya, January 19, 2018, on page B4-B5)
      The latest issue on Philippine Rise, formerly known as Benham Rise, focused on Senior Associate Justice Antonio T. Carpio’s statement that China should not be allowed to conduct marine scientific research in Philippine ...
    • China recognizes PH rights over Benham Rise 

      Hachero, Ashzel; Lopez, JP; Vigilia, Wendell (Malaya, March 16, 2017, on page B1-B6)
      Acting Foreign Affairs Secretary Enrique Manalo yesterday said China has sent word recognizing Philippine sovereignty over the 13-million hectare Benham Rise and it is not going to claim ownership of the undersea region ...
    • Chinese interest in Benham Rise 

      Aquino, Ann (Malaya, March 14, 2017, on page B5)
      The Department of National Defense (DND) hinted that China shows interest on Benham Rise, over which the Philippines has undisputed claim in the United Nations, with a potential plan: scouting for spots to park its submarines. ...
    • Duterte sets PH Rise visit 

      Montemayor, Jocelyn (Malaya, May 9, 2018, on page B2)
      President Duterte will visit the Philippine Rise on October 15 to 16 to mark the anniversary of the renaming of the intercontinental shelf and lead the send-off rites for an all-Filipino scientific team what would conduct ...
    • Duterte to China: Relax, no weapon in PH-occupied areas 

      Montemayor, Jocelyn; Reyes, Victor (Malaya, April 11, 2017, on page B1-B6)
      President Duterte yesterday urged China to “relax” as he said he meant no harm when he ordered the military to start occupying islands within the countries’ territory in the West Philippine Sea (South China Sea). He said ...
    • Duterte: No fishing in PH Rise or there will be war 

      Montemayor, Jocelyn; Hachero, Ashzel (Malaya, March 1, 2018, on page B1-B6)
      President Duterte yesterday warned that war could break out any group, especially foreigners, would conduct research explorations and fishing activities within the Philippine Rise without the Philippine government's ...
    • Justice Carpio's Benham Rise 101 

      Tordesillas, Ellen (Malaya, March 15, 2017, on page B4-B5)
      The notes by Supreme Court Senior Associate Justice Antonio T. Carpio on Benham Rise are very useful as the 13-million-hectare undersea region east of Luzon is in the news with the disclosure last week by Defense Secretary ...
    • Marine protection of Benham Rise urged 

      Macapagal, Jed (Malaya, March 13, 2017, on page A4)
      After the Department of National Defense reported that foreign vessels were spotted circling within the Benham Rise, stakeholders urged the government to expedite the adoption of a management framework to protect and manage ...
    • Policy on China probed today 

      Lopez, JP (Malaya, August 13, 2018, on page B1-B2)
      Senators are expected to grill Foreign Affairs Secretary Alan Peter Cayetano today, as the Senate foreign affairs and defense committees start their foreign policy audit on the Duterte Administration in relation to the ...
    • That's why he's visiting Philippine Rise on May 16 

      Montemayor, Jocelyn (Malaya, May 3, 2018, on page B1)
      President Duterte said he plans to visit the Philippine Rise soon in connection with the anniversary of the intercontinental shelf that was awarded to the country by the United Nations in 2012. The President on May 16, ...
    • What the Chinese ship did in Benham Rise 

      Tordesillas, Ellen (Malaya, April 3, 2017, on page B4)
      China did not deny it saying their “vessels for marine research did sail across relevant waters to the northeast of Luzon, the Philippines last year, exercising navigation freedoms and the right to innocent passage only, ...
    • What's going on in Benham Rise? 

      Tordesillas, Ellen (Malaya, January 29, 2018, on page B5)
      The decision of the Duterte government to allow Chinese scientists to do research in Benham Rise, renamed Philippine Rise, a 13-million-hectare undersea region off the provinces of Isabela and Aurora has generated heated ...