Senate starts inquiry on PH Rise
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The Senate committee on science and technology will start today its hearing on issues surrounding the Philippine Rise amid controversies on the naming of some of its features by Chinese scientists. Invited to the hearing were Filipino scientist and military and government officials. Local scientists are expected to present their research findings and government officials are set to discuss their plans for the Philippine Rise, said panel chair Sen. Paolo Benigno Aquino IV. The hearing will tackle Senate Resolutions No. 594 and 611, filed by Aquino and Sen. Grace Poe, respectively.
Lopez, J. (2018, February 26). Senate starts inquiry on PH Rise. Malaya Business Insgihgt, p. B2.
Military operations; Disputes; Governments; Territorial waters; University of the Philippines Institute for Maritime Affairs and Law of the Sea; University of the Philippines Marine Science Institute (UPMSI); International Hydrographic Organization (IHO); Aquino, Paolo Benigno IV; Poe, Grace; Duterte, Rodrigo; Carpio, Antonio; Batongbacal, Jay; Siringan, Fernando; Lorenzana, Delfin; Esperon, Hermogenes Jr.; Empedrad, Robert; Zhao, Jianhua; Roque, Harry
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