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What the Chinese ship did in Benham Rise
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, ...
- April 3, 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
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
Justice Carpio wants to speak to the Chinese through his eBook
Senior Associate Justice Antonio Carpio's hope springs eternal. At the launch of his eBook, “The South China Sea Dispute: Philippine Sovereign Rights and Jurisdiction in the West Philippine Sea,” Carpio said the reason why ...
- May 8, 2017
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
FVR wants to clarify role as special envoy to China
Former President Fidel V. Ramos said there are some things he has to discuss with President Duterte Before agrees to be latter's special envoy to China. Duterte made the announcement during a tribute to him by his fellow ...
- July 18, 2016
Carpio: Duterte's statement on passage of foreign ships violates UNCLOS
Following reports by the military two weeks ago about five Chinese warships passing through Philippine waters, President Duterte last Tuesday issued a statement requiring all foreign vessels to notify Philippine authorities ...
- August 23, 2019
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