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Benham Rise renamed PH Rise
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 ...
- May 23, 2017
Justice Carpio's Benham Rise 101
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 ...
- March 15, 2017
DFA: China denies harassing Pinoy fishers
The Department of Foreign Affairs yesterday said China belied reports its forces were involved in the reported harassment of Filipino fishermen near Union Bank, also known as Pagkakaisa Bank, in the South China Sea. “We ...
- May 3, 2017
Arroyo blames Aquino for Chinese activity in SCS
Rep. Gloria Arroyo (Lakas-CMD, Pampanga) yesterday said China’s island-building in the West Philippine Sea or South China Sea (SCS) did not happen during her administration but during the time of her successor, Benigno S. ...
- April 21, 2017
Note verbale sent to China, says Yasay
Foreign Affairs Secretary Perfecto Yasay Jr. yesterday said the Philippines has filed sent diplomatic notes to China to seek clarification on several issues, including the installation of anti-aircraft and anti-missile ...
- January 18, 2017