Troops deployed to secure PH Rise
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The military had deployed hundreds of Marines troopers in the country’s northern frontier to secure and maintain the country’s sovereign rights over Philippine Rise, after China renamed four seamounts and a hill in the undersea plateau. Battle-tested soldiers under the Marine Battalion Landing Team-8 landed at Port Irene in Cagayan Friday, with orders to protect Philippine Rise from foreign intruders.
Tuyay, F. (2018, February 17). Troops deployed to secure PH Rise. Manila Standard, pp. A1, A2.
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Military operations; Rights; Exclusive economic zone; Continental shelves; Territorial waters; Governments; Fishers; Security; Research; Scientific personnel; Equipment; Law of the sea; Social media; Data; Disputes; Exploration; Exploitation; Natural resources; Marine Battalion Landing Team; Northern Luzon Command; Armed Forces of the Philippines; New People’s Army; International Hydrographic Organization—Intergovernmental Oceanographic Commission General Bathymetric Chart of the Oceans (IHO-IOC GEBCO); Sub-Committee on Undersea Feature Names (SCUFN); China Navy Hydrographic Office; China Ocean Minerals R&D Association; United Nations Commission on the Limits of the Continental Shelf; Duterte, Rodrigo; Cayetano, Alan Peter; Batongbacal, Jay; Salamat, Emmanuel
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