'PH must overturn China's renaming of PH Rise feautres'
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Senator Bam Aquino on Monday said that the Philippine government must explore all channels to overturn China’s move to name the five undersea features in the Philippine Rise or the Benham Rise violated the country’s sovereign rights. During the hearing of the Committee on Science and Technology on the Benham Rise, Aquino said they found out that in previous years, China violated the country’s sovereign rights when it conducted hydrographic surveys in the Benham Rise without required consent of the Philippine government.
Ramos-Araneta, M. (2018, February 27). 'PH must overturn China's renaming of PH Rise feautres'. Manila Standard, p. A3.
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Overturn; Governments; Rights; Hydrographic surveys; Disputes; Bilateral agreements; Conferences; Military operations; Research; Marine organisms; Commercial availability; Aquaculture enterprises; International law; Exploitation; National Mapping and Resource Information Authority; International Hydrogrophic Organization; National Security Council (NSC); Maritime and Ocean Affairs Office; Department of Foreign Affairs; Aquino, Bam; Esperon, Hermogenes Jr.; Duterte, Rodrigo
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