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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

Manila seeks tariff concession from Seoul

The Philippines will ask the South Korean government to remove its tariffs on agricultural products from the Philippines.   This is one of the issues that the Philippine delegation will raise during President Duterte's state visit to South Korea next month.   Agriculture Secretary Emmanuel Piol, who will be part of the President's entourage to South Korea, said he was expecting to hold negotiations with his South Korean counterpart on the country's request for preferential or zero-tariff treatment for Philippine agricultural products exported to Korea.   Currently, South Korea slaps a 30-percent tariff on Philippine agriculture exports, particularly banan...Keep on reading: Manila seeks tariff concession from Seoul.....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsMay 25th, 2018

Duterte issues proclamation on Philippine Rise

PRESIDENT Rodrigo R. Duterte has formally declared the Philippine Rise within the country’s exclusive economic zone (EEZ) as the Philippine Rise Marine Resource Reserve (PRMRR). Proclamation 489, released on Friday and signed by the President on May 15 in Casiguran, Aurora, as he sent off Filipino marine researchers to the Philippine Rise, declared 352,390 hectares […] The post Duterte issues proclamation on Philippine Rise appeared first on BusinessWorld......»»

Category: newsSource:  bworldonlineRelated NewsMay 18th, 2018

DUTERTE TRANSCRIPTS: Philippine Rise. 15 May 2018

(Note from MindaNews: This is the official transcript of President Rodrigo Duterte’s speech, released by the Presidential News Desk of the Presidential Communications Office) Presidential Communications Office Presidential News Desk SPEECH OF PRESIDENT RODRIGO ROA DUTERTE DURING THE PHILIPPINE RISE COMMEMORATION [Delivered onboard BRP Davao del Sur | 15 May 2018] Kindly sit down. Thank […].....»»

Category: newsSource:  mindanewsRelated NewsMay 17th, 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 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