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Duterte skips visit to Philippine Rise

Duterte skips visit to Philippine Rise.....»»

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

Flag protocol breach seen in Xi Jinping s Philippine visit - Philippine Star

Flag protocol breach seen in Xi Jinping's Philippine visit Philippine Star The Duterte administration appears to have broken protocol during the two-day state visit of Chinese President Xi Jinpin.....»»

Category: newsSource:  manilanewsRelated NewsJan 7th, 2019

IN PHOTOS: Miss Universe 2018 Catriona Gray meets Rodrigo Duterte

MANILA, Philippines – Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte "exchanged pleasantries" with Miss Universe 2018 Catriona Gray on Thursday, December 20.  Catriona, the 4th Filipina to win the coveted crown, was in Manila for a quick visit days after her victory in Bangkok, Thailand, last Monday, December 17. The President and Catriona met at ........»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated NewsDec 20th, 2018

Rody may visit US with return of Balangiga bells

Philippine Ambassador to the United States Jose Manuel Romualdez is currently in Manila trying to convince President Duterte to visit Washington, D.C. to reciprocate the gesture of the United States in returning the historic Balangiga bells to the Philippines. Rody may visit US with return of Balangiga bells Source link: Rody may visit US with return of Balangiga bells.....»»

Category: newsSource:  manilainformerRelated NewsDec 9th, 2018

Xi Jinping writes thank you letter to Duterte | Philstar.com

Chinese President Xi Jinping has expressed gratitude to President Duterte following a two-day state visit here this week, wishing the Philippine leader good health and success, prosperity for the coun.....»»

Category: newsSource:  manilanewsRelated NewsDec 3rd, 2018

Can the Philippines Really Trust the People’s Republic of China?

During Chinese President Xi Jinping’s recent visit to the Philippines, total of 29 agreements signed between Xi and Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte. Everything from “trade and investment, banking and finance, infrastructure, agriculture, education, culture and people-to-people exchanges,” all the way to a “memorandum of understanding (MOU) on cooperation on oil and gas development in the West Philippine Sea” as reported by the Philippine News Agency (PNA) ........»»

Category: newsSource:  philnewsRelated NewsNov 25th, 2018

Xi, in letter, tells Duterte: Our tree will bear more fruits

  Chinese President Xi Jinping waxed Confucian in thanking President Rodrigo Duterte for hosting the Chinese ruler in the Philippines, saying his and the Philippine leader's "tree" will "bear more fruits."   In a Nov. 22 letter, Xi thanked the Philippine president and Filipinos for showing friendship and "warm hospitality" during the Chinese ruler's two-day state visit in Manila last week.   Xi recalled his meeting with the President as well as Senate President Vicente Sotto III and Speaker Gloria Macapagal Arroyo.   "We had in depth exchange of views, reached important agreement on our bilateral relations and issues of shared interest and wit...Keep on reading: Xi, in letter, tells Duterte: Our tree will bear more fruits.....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsNov 24th, 2018

Defense chief: US helped PH renew friendship with China

From the start, President Rodrigo Duterte wanted a "soft" handling of the West Philippine Sea dispute with China, and this paid off with the "newly found friendship" between the two countries, highlighted by the state visit by Chinese President Xi Jinping, according to Defense Secretary Delfin Lorenzana.   But there is a twist. Manila and Beijing may have to thank Washington for their warming ties.   In a speech on Friday, Lorenzana said former US Defense Secretary Ashton Carter had called him about a possible "favorable" outcome of the Philippine case against China in the Permanent Court of Arbitration about a week before the tribunal in The Hague issued its July 1...Keep on reading: Defense chief: US helped PH renew friendship with China.....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsNov 23rd, 2018