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about 3 months ago

President Rodrigo Duterte vowed to visit Philippine Rise. He was scheduled to head to the marine sanctuary today, but this was called off. From aboard the BRP Davao del Sur anchored off Casiguran, Aurora, the President only led a sendoff for 50 local scientists tasked to conduct research in the undersea plateau.

about 3 months ago

President Rodrigo Duterte will go to Benham Rise this month with 50 Filipino scientists who will conduct research in the vast undersea region.

about 3 months ago

The President reiterates he "will go to war" if another country lays claims to Benham Rise

about 5 months ago

Presidential Spokesperson Harry Roque says the threat of war is not directed at China.

about 5 months ago

Benham Rise, locally known as Philippine Rise, is located within the Philippines' exclusive economic zone.

about 5 months ago

A Foreign Affairs official revealed that China has admitted to entering Philippine territory in the past without the necessary permit.

about 5 months ago

Supreme Court Senior Associate Justice Antonio Carpio says that if government assigns an agency to name the features, China's names will have no bearing.

about 6 months ago

President Rodrigo Duterte made this clear following reports that China has moved to name five features it discovered in the marine resource-rich body of water.

about 6 months ago

The successful registration of Chinese names over Benham Rise features is just part of a larger attempt at expansion, former Solicitor General Florin Hilbay warned.

about 6 months ago

Some senators believe the country should file a diplomatic protest against China.