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Benham Rise is a large piece of pie, sitting astride the eastern coast of Luzon......»»

Category: newsSource: philstar philstarMar 20th, 2017

How dolphins shaped environmental laws, protected Benham Rise

MANILA, Philippines— In 2007, environmental lawyers led by Atty. Benjamin Cabrido Jr, took the initiative to serve the most unlikely clients: dolphins, whales, and porpoises. For almost 8 years, they argued in court and insisted that oil exploration, development and exploitation of resources by Japan Petroleum Exploration Co. Ltd. (Japex) ........»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated NewsMay 17th, 2018

Benham

A year ago, a large underwater plateau east of Luzon was recognized as an area over which the Philippines exclusively enjoys sovereign rights. The recognition was a source of national celebration......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsMay 16th, 2018

Critics hit Benham Rise publicity stunt in Casiguran

The jet ski stunt of the president's son Sebastian Duterte and special assistant Bong Go through the waters of Casiguran, Aurora is an embarrassment to the Armed Forces of the Philippines, Sen. Leila de Lima said Wednesday......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsMay 16th, 2018

Palace spins Duterte s staying behind as scientists sail to Benham Rise

Sailing through the waters above Benham or Philippine Rise would not have any significance, presidential spokesperson Harry Roque said Wednesday......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsMay 16th, 2018

Duterte on Philippine Rise, TPB and Buhay Carinderia, North Korea on meeting with U.S. | Midday wRap

Today on Rappler: President Rodrigo Duterte breaks his promise to sail to the Philippine Rise or Benham Rise, to assert the country's' rights over this uncontested territory.  Tourism Secretary Bernadette Romulo Puyat says she will meet with Tourism Promotions Board or TPB chief Cesar Montano to discuss allegations of corruption in connection to ........»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated NewsMay 16th, 2018

Duterte on Philippine Rise, Bello applies for Ombudsman post, Albayalde on barangay officials | Evening wRap

Today on Rappler: President Rodrigo Duterte has advised two assistant secretaries from the Justice Department and the Public Works Department to resign due to alleged corruption.  President Rodrigo Duterte is not pushing through with a plan to ride a jet ski around Philippine Rise or Benham Rise.  A Rappler source says Labor Secretary Silvestre ........»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated NewsMay 15th, 2018

Duterte breaks promise to visit Philippine Rise

MANILA, Philippines – President Rodrigo Duterte broke his promise that he will sail to the Philippine Rise, formerly known as Benham Rise, to assert the Philippines' rights over this uncontested territory.  Duterte also did not ride a jet ski as earlier planned, reminiscent of his 2016 campaign promise to ride ........»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated NewsMay 15th, 2018

Duterte backs out of jet ski ride to Benham Rise

President Rodrigo Duterte will no longer push through with his plan of riding a jet ski to the Philippine or Benham Rise, an underwater plateau off the coast of Aurora......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsMay 15th, 2018

Parts of Benham Rise declared marine protected area

President Rodrigo Duterte on Tuesday issued a proclamation declaring parts of the Benham or Philippine Rise a marine protected area......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsMay 15th, 2018

Duterte fulfills promise, flies to Philippine Rise to assert sovereignty

President Rodrigo Duterte on Tuesday embarked on a visit to the Philippine Rise (formerly Benham Rise) to fulfill his promise to assert the country’s sovereign rights over the uncontested undersea region off Aurora province. Source link link: Duterte fulfills promise, flies to Philippine Rise to assert sovereignty.....»»

Category: newsSource:  manilainformerRelated NewsMay 15th, 2018

Duterte scraps jet ski ride in Philippine Rise

MANILA, Philippines – President Rodrigo Duterte is not pushing through with a plan to ride a jet ski around Philippine Rise, formerly known as Benham Rise, on Tuesday, May 15.  Special Assistant to the President Bong Go said he and Duterte’s son, Sebastian, will represent the Philippine ........»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated NewsMay 15th, 2018

Duterte may ride jet ski during visit to Philippine Rise

  ONBOARD BRP DAVAO DEL SUR - President Rodrigo Duterte may briefly ride a jet ski during his visit to the Philippine Rise. Around 40 journalists covering the President's visit to the resource- rich continental shelf were briefed of this possible scenario. At least seven jet skis were onboard this Navy ship. Duterte is expected to arrive at the Philippine Rise on Tuesday afternoon to celebrate the first anniversary of his renaming of the resource-rich continental shelf from Benham Rise. The Chief Executive will board the BRP Davao del Sur (LD-602). He would then lead the send-off ceremony for the 50 Filipino scientists who would conduct scientific exploration ther...Keep on reading: Duterte may ride jet ski during visit to Philippine Rise.....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsMay 15th, 2018

‘Philippines to build in Benham Rise to assert claim’

President Duterte has formed a team of experts to conduct a study at the Philippine Rise......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsMay 8th, 2018

Duterte, Filipino scientists off to Benham Rise

Duterte, Filipino scientists off to Benham Rise.....»»

Category: entertainmentSource:  pepRelated NewsMay 8th, 2018

Philippines loses bid to void Chinese names for Benham Rise features

The government's recent protest over China's naming of five features in Philippines-controlled underwater region Benham Rise came too late after years of inaction......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsApr 30th, 2018

Duterte to visit Benham Rise next week, assert sovereignty

After his trip to Singapore for the 32nd ASEAN Summit, President Rodrigo R. Duterte is set to visit the controversial Benham Rise, a seismically active undersea region in the Philippine sea, to deliver a speech there next week. “Next week, I’m going to Benham Rise and I will make a statement there that nobody owns […] The post Duterte to visit Benham Rise next week, assert sovereignty appeared first on BusinessWorld......»»

Category: financeSource:  bworldonlineRelated NewsApr 28th, 2018

Duterte to sail to Philippine Rise next week

President Rodrigo Duterte is set to visit the Philippine Rise (Benham Rise) next week to assert the country’s sovereign rights over the potentially resource-rich undersea plateau off Luzon coast, a few months after Chinese oceanographers surveyed the area......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsApr 28th, 2018

Duterte says he will sail to Benham Rise next week

MANILA, Philippines – President Rodrigo Duterte said he will sail next week to Benham Rise, also known as the Philippine Rise, to assert that this undersea territory belongs to the Philippines.  "Next week I'm going to sail, set sail. I'm going to Benham Rise, and I'm ........»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated NewsApr 27th, 2018

Duterte: I ll visit Benham Rise next week

Duterte: I ll visit Benham Rise next week.....»»

Category: newsSource:  cnnphilippinesRelated NewsApr 27th, 2018

Duterte to sail to PH Rise, assert claim

PRESIDENT Rodrigo Duterte will sail to the Philippine Rise (Benham Rise) next week to reiterate the country’s claim to the resource-rich undersea region. Speaking before freemasons in Davao City, Duterte said his trip to the volcanic ridge would be a statement to the world that it is owned solely by the Philippines. “I will make [...] The post Duterte to sail to PH Rise, assert claim appeared first on The Manila Times Online......»»

Category: newsSource:  manilatimes_netRelated NewsApr 27th, 2018