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Duterte skips visit to Philippine Rise

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Category: entertainmentSource: pep pepMay 16th, 2018

Palace: Duterte to visit Pag-asa Island before term ends

After raising eyebrows for his uncompleted visit to Philippine Rise purportedly to assert the country’s sovereignty, President Duterte is likely to make a trip to Pag-asa Island in the West Philippine Sea for the same purpose before the end of his term in 2022, presidential spokesman Harry Roque said yesterday......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsMay 19th, 2018

Duterte will visit Pag-asa during his term

AFTER President Rodrigo Duterte failed to reach Philippine Rise, Malacañang vowed that the Chief Executive would go to Pag-asa Island within his term. Presidential Spokesperson Harry Roque did not give any exact date for such a visit but said Mr. Duterte will go there to assert the country’s sovereignty in….....»»

Category: newsSource:  journalRelated NewsMay 18th, 2018

Lacson Backs Duterte Visit to Philippine Rise

Senator Panfilo Lacson on Tuesday expressed support to President Rodrigo R. Duterte’s visit to the Philippine Rise, saying the President’s action not only “clearly” asserts the country’s sovereignty over the undersea feature but would also deter future intrusions in the vast resource-rich area. “Sa West Philippine Sea naroon ang problema. Ang Philippine Rise wala pang problema. So mas maganda symbolically nagpunta siya roonto […].....»»

Category: newsSource:  metrocebuRelated NewsMay 16th, 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 may jetski on PH Rise -Palace

Jetskis aboard the BRP Davao Del Sur which, according to the Palace, President Duterte may ride during his visit to the Philippine Rise on Tuesday, May 15, 2018. MALACANANG PHOTO PRESIDENT Rodrigo.....»»

Category: newsSource:  manilanewsRelated NewsMay 15th, 2018

Duterte declares Philippine Rise as marine protected area

Published: 4:34 p.m., March 15, 2018 | Updated: 9:34 p.m., March 15, 2018 ABOARD BRP DAVAO DEL SUR --- President Rodrigo Duterte signedon Tuesdaya presidential proclamation declaring parts of the Philippine Rise as a marine protected area during his visit to the resource-rich continental shelf. Duterte signed the proclamation here during a send-off ceremony for 50 Filipino scientists bound to the Philippine Rise to conduct research there. "Around 50,000 hectares of the Philippine Rise shall become a StrictProtection Zone limited to scientific studies -- at this time onlyFilipinos," he said in his speech. "While more than 300,000 hectares shall be designated as a specialfisher...Keep on reading: Duterte declares Philippine Rise as marine protected area.....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsMay 15th, 2018

Duterte scraps jet ski ride in PH Rise, son Baste takes his place

ONBOARD BRP Davao del Sur - President Rodrigo Duterte will no longer be riding a jet ski during his visit to the Philippine Rise on Tuesday. Special Assistant to the President Christopher 'Bon.....»»

Category: newsSource:  philippinetimesRelated 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 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

From PH Rise, Duterte urged to proceed to Panatag, WPS

A maritime law expert is urging President Duterte not to make next week's visit to the Philippine Rise a "sideshow with colorful but empty utterances of protecting sovereignty and sovereign rights."   Jay Batongbacal, director of the University of the Philippines' Institute for Maritime Affairs and Law of the Sea, also said the President should extend his trip by proceeding to the West Philippine Sea (WPS) to show his "grit."   "He should show some grit and at least try to show that he is not leading the country into vassalage under China, in the same way that the military, through the current Balikatan Exercises, is thumbing its nose at China's creeping assertions ...Keep on reading: From PH Rise, Duterte urged to proceed to Panatag, WPS.....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsMay 12th, 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 to visit, deliver speech at Benham Rise next week

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, deliver speech at Benham Rise next week appeared first on BusinessWorld......»»

Category: financeSource:  bworldonlineRelated NewsApr 27th, 2018

President Duterte Condoles with Kin of PDEA Agents Killed in Lanao Del Sur

President Rodrigo Roa Duterte on Wednesday, October 10, visited the wake of five Philippine Drug Enforcement Agency (PDEA) agents who were assassinated in Lanao del Sur. During his visit at Camp Siongco where the remains of the drug enforcement officers lie, the President personally condoled with the family of the fallen PDEA agents and assured […].....»»

Category: newsSource:  metrocebuRelated NewsOct 11th, 2018

US-PH war exercise worries China

  China has raised concerns about a joint US-Philippine military exercise that coincides with the visit of Chinese President Xi Jinping to the country in November, presidential spokesperson Harry Roque said on Tuesday.   Roque said Chinese Ambassador to the Philippines Zhao Jianhua raised the concern in a meeting with President Rodrigo Duterte in Malacaang on Monday.   Zhao called on the President to discuss Xi's visit.   "China of course expressed concern over a naval, a military, exercise that the United States will be conducting in the area about the same time that the Chinese president will be in the Philippines," Roque said.   ...Keep on reading: US-PH war exercise worries China.....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsOct 10th, 2018

PRRD Gives Financial Assistance to 15 Former Rebels

President Rodrigo Roa Duterte in his camp visit to 803rd “peacemaker” Brigade, Philippine Army, Camp Juan Ponce Sumoroy, Catarman, Northern Samar Samar on Tuesday, distributed financial assistance to 15 former rebels under the Enhanced Comprehensive Local Integration Program (E-CLIP). The President personally handed over the P85,000.00 financial assistance to the three former rebels. The amount […].....»»

Category: newsSource:  metrocebuRelated NewsOct 10th, 2018

PRRD gives financial assistance to 15 former rebels

CATARMAN, Northern Samar, Oct. 9 (PIA) -- President Rodrigo Roa Duterte in his camp visit to 803rd "peacemaker" Brigade, Philippine Army, Camp Juan Ponce Sumoroy, Catarman, Northern Samar Samar on.....»»

Category: newsSource:  manilanewsRelated NewsOct 9th, 2018

Duterte inexplicably skips Pagcor event in Malacañang

MANILA, Philippines – President Rodrigo Duterte inexplicably skipped a Malacañang event on Wednesday, October 3. Duterte was scheduled to attend the turnover of a check donation from the Philippine Amusement and Gaming Corporation (Pagcor) at 4 pm. But Malacañang media relations officials said that while the event pushed through, it did ........»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated NewsOct 3rd, 2018

Philippine Navy vessel makes historic visit to Russia

MANILA, Philippines – Philippine Navy vessel BRP Tarlac made a historic port call to Vladivostok, Russia, on Monday, October 1, as the Philippines moves closer to Russia and China under President Rodrigo Duterte.  BRP Tarlac's port visit to Russia is scheduled from Monday to Saturday, October ........»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated NewsOct 1st, 2018

Davao and Kauai, Hawaii now sister cities

  HONOLULU -- Davao City Mayor Sara Duterte-Carpio signed a sister city agreement between the Davao City and Kauai, Hawaii with Kauai Mayor Bernard Carvalho Jr. on September 10, 2018, according to the Philippine consulate here. Mayor Duterte-Carpio headed a delegation who went on a two-day work visit in Kauai, starting September 9, to further deepen Davao City and Kauai's partnership in tourism and culture, agriculture, commerce, and trade. A tree planting ceremony was held at the Kauai Philippine Cultural Center, a gathering place for the Filipino community, which is set to open later this year. The delegation also met local businessmen and visited one of Kauai's bigge...Keep on reading: Davao and Kauai, Hawaii now sister cities.....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsSep 18th, 2018