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May 18, 2018 4:55 AM Palace vows Duterte will visit Pag-asa Island

MANILA - Malacañang said Friday President Rodrigo Duterte will visit Pag-asa Island in the South China Sea within his term, as the chief executive continues to reap criticism for his response to Chinese aggressiveness in the disputed waters. Presidential Spokesperson Harry Roque said there is no exact date yet for the President’s visit but he said the chief 16

May 15, 2018 5:30 PM Jetski ride to Rise: Baste subs for Rody

PRESIDENT Rodrigo Duterte skipped the jet ski ride to Benham Rise or Philippine Rise on Tuesday, but presidential son Sebastian Duterte and Special Assistant to the President Christopher Go did, the Palace said Tuaesday. Go said he and Sebastian “represented” the President by doing the jet ski ride. Presidential Spokesman Harry Roque said Duterte’s trip to Philippine 3

May 8, 2018 5:19 AM Duterte to visit PH Rise on May 15-16

Also a send-off for the Filipino science research team Branching corals, home to reef fishes like damselfishes, butterfishes, and cardinalfishes, are found in the resource-rich Benham Rise or Philippine Rise. (Oceana/UPLB) President Rodrigo Duterte will visit the Philippine Rise on May 15 to 16 to commemorate the renaming of the resource-rich continental 9

May 2, 2018 3:05 PM Du30 to board PH warship in visit to PH Rise

President Rodrigo Duterte might board the Philippine Navy’s biggest warship, the BRP Gegorio del Pilar when the Philippine chief executive visits Philippine Rise or Benham Rise next week to assert claim that the region is part of the county’s territory, a Palace source said. In his speech in Mabolo, Cebu City, the President reiterated that he would sail to the Philippine 9

February 16, 2018 10:38 AM Presence of US warship in PH a ‘breath of fresh air’ for Pinoys

For Senator Panfilo Lacson, the presence of a US warship in the country was a “breath of fresh air” for Filipinos. On Friday, the nuclear-powered aircraft carrier USS Carl Vinson arrived in Manila for a port visit. “Not being pro USA and anti-China, the presence of USS Carl Vinson in the West Philippine Sea is a breath of fresh air for those of us, pro Philippines 8

February 15, 2018 10:36 PM Declare part of PH Rise ‘no take zone,’ Duterte urged

Environmental groups on Thursday called on the government to exercise jurisdiction over the Philippine Rise by declaring part of it, the 17,000-hectare Benham Bank, as a “no-take” zone, where fishing and other human activity would be prohibited. On Wednesday, groups led by Oceana Philippines delivered a letter and a petition to protect the Philippine 9

February 15, 2018 9:22 AM Bam Aquino hits Palace’s ‘flip-flopping’ on China, Benham Rise

Senator Bam Aquino slammed Malacañang on Thursday for flip-flopping on issues involving Benham Rise and China. “Ang bilis namang nagbago ang ihip ng hangin sa Palasyo (How fast the winds change at the Palace),” Aquino said in a statement. “Noong Miyerkules lang, nagprotesta tayo sa ginawang pagpangalan ng China sa ilang bahagi ng Benham Rise. Ngayon 7

February 13, 2018 8:31 AM China named 5 undersea features at PH Rise – expert

China has moved to name five undersea features within the exclusive economic zone (EEZ) of the Philippine Rise (Benham Rise), a maritime law expert has revealed. “The International Hydrographic Organization (IHO) approved the names proposed by China last year (2017). Three of the features were reported to have been ‘discovered’ during a 2004 survey by the Li Shiguang 18

February 9, 2018 1:22 PM Duterte orders AFP to guard PH Rise

President Rodrigo Duterte has ordered the Armed Forces of the Philippines (AFP) to conduct a regular patrol in the Philippine Rise (Benham Rise) after he ordered to chase away any foreign vessel fishing or conducting research in the resource-rich continental shelf. Duterte asserted that “the Philippine Rise belongs to the Philippines.” “We will claim 12

February 7, 2018 4:55 AM Recto: With WPS fenced off, 'east Phil seas', Benham can be food, fuel source

With the West Philippine Sea effectively fenced off, we have to look to the "east Philippine seas" for our food and fuel. If there's an impregnable Great Wall of Sand from the Scarborough Shoal to the Spratlys, then we have to look elsewhere for our power and protein needs. Thus, protecting Philippine Rise means protecting our future food and energy 23