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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

Philippine president to visit Israel, meet Netanyahu

Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte has accepted an invitation to visit Israel next month in a sign of improving ties, which hit a sore spot early in his presidency when he compared his bloody ant.....»»

Category: newsSource:  philippinetimesRelated NewsAug 14th, 2018

Philippines Duterte to visit Israel next month

Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte is to make an official visit to Israel next month, his government said Monday, nearly two years after he sparked outrage by likening his deadly drug war to the.....»»

Category: newsSource:  philippinetimesRelated NewsAug 14th, 2018

Duterte to visit Israel, meet Netanyahu

President Rodrigo Duterte has accepted an invitation to visit Israel next month in a sign of improving ties, which had hit a sore spot early in his presidency when he compared his bloody anti-drug crackdown to Hitler and the Holocaust. The Department of Foreign Affairs said Monday that Duterte will meet Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu during his Sept. 2-5 visit to discuss cooperation in labor, tourism, trade, agriculture, counterterrorism and law enforcement. The department says it will be the first visit by a Philippine president since diplomatic ties were established in 1957. Duterte drew outrage in 2016 when he compared his anti-drug campaign to Hitler and the Holoc...Keep on reading: Duterte to visit Israel, meet Netanyahu.....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsAug 13th, 2018

Palace: Only Sinophobes will find docking of China ship objectionable

There was nothing wrong with the docking of a Chinese research vessel in Davao City, the fourth vessel to visit the Philippines since President Rodrigo Duterte assumed power, Malacaang saidTuesday.   "All ships from countries with whom the Philippines maintains friendly ties, may dock at our ports. Chinese survey ships, just like US warships, may dock at our ports," Presidential Spokesperson Harry Roque.   Philippine Navy spokesperson Cdr. Jonathan Zata saidYuan Wang 3arrived in Davao City at8:14 p.m.for replenishment purposes.   Zata said there was "nothing unusual" about the presence of the Chinese ship in Davao City.   "Only those afflic...Keep on reading: Palace: Only Sinophobes will find docking of China ship objectionable.....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsJul 17th, 2018

Davide questions non-mention of West Philippine Sea in draft Charter

"Why not clearly mention the West Philippine Sea? [Is it] because of the administrative fear of or love for China?" This was the question posed by former Chief Justice Hilario Davide Jr., one of the framers of the 1987 Constitution, during the Senate hearing on the proposed Charter change (Cha-cha). Davide pointed out that the West Philippine Sea was not mentioned in the draft federal Constitution produced by President Rodrigo Duterte's Consultative Commission (Con-con) tasked to review the present charter. "It deliberately did not mention the name West Philippine Sea but it specifically mentioned the Philippine Rise. Yet, it specifically mentions by name the Philippine Rise," h...Keep on reading: Davide questions non-mention of West Philippine Sea in draft Charter.....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsJul 17th, 2018

Duterte, Leni ratings rise in June — Pulse Asia - Philippine Star

Duterte, Leni ratings rise in June — Pulse Asia - Philippine Star.....»»

Category: newsSource:  googlenewsRelated NewsJul 14th, 2018

Philippine media under attack: Press freedom after 2 years of Duterte

MANILA, Philippines (UPDATED) – "Diktador ba ako? Since when?” (Am I a dictator? Since when?)  Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte, in one of his signature curse-laden speeches, asked this question while lashing out at US-based Time Magazine for lumping him together with other “despots” in its cover story titled, "Rise ........»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated NewsJun 29th, 2018