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Benham Rise trip: Duterte’s latest comedy act
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 ...
- April 30, 2018
What's going on in Benham Rise?
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 ...
- January 29, 2018
US envoy: China, not US, to blame for WPS tension
US Ambassador Sung Kim said Beijing, not Washington, is to blame for the militarization of the West Philippine Sea. Ki made the remark in response to a request for comment on President Duterte's statement that Washington ...
- December 20, 2018
Not a single island but the whole of Spratlys
Mischief Reef was lost under the Ramos presidency. Scarborough Shoal was lost under the Benigno Aquino III presidency. The Spratlys was surrendered to China under the Duterte presidency.
- May 30, 2018
Carpio's terms for PH Rise research
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 ...
- January 19, 2018
That's why he's visiting Philippine Rise on May 16
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, ...
- May 3, 2018
7 in 10 Pinoys want Duterte to assert PH rights in S' China Sea
Seven out of 10 Filipinos believe President Duterte and his administration should assert the Philippines' sovereignty conducted by the Pulse Asia survey showed. The survey, which involved 1,800 adult respondents nationwide, ...
- July 13, 2018
Duterte sets PH Rise visit
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 ...
- May 9, 2018