Posts Tagged Philippine Rise

Coast Guard to install lighted ocean buoys at Philippine Rise

Marje Pelayo   •   May 11, 2021

MANILA, Philippines – The Philippine Coast Guard (PCG) is set to install the first three of 10 state-of-the-art lighted ocean buoys to mark the Philippine Rise as part of the...

Duterte says, Philippine Rise, Malampaya ‘really ours’

Aileen Cerrudo   •   July 3, 2019

President Rodrigo Duterte reiterated on Tuesday (July 2) that the Philippine Rise and the Malampaya belongs to the Philippines. Duterte made the statement during his speech at the 72nd anniversary...

BFAR formulates management plan for Philippine Rise

Marje Pelayo   •   May 31, 2018

  QUEZON CITY, Philippines – The Bureau of Fisheries and Aquatic Resources (BFAR) is now formulating a fisheries management plan for the Philippine Rise after President Rodrigo Duterte declared portions...

Duterte to send off 50 Filipino scientists to Philippine Rise

admin   •   May 8, 2018

  Presidential Spokesperson Harry Roque said, President Rodrigo Duterte will lead the send-off ceremony for 50 Filipino scientists who will conduct research in Philippine Rise. The President is also set...

DFA finalizes EO on maritime research in Philippine Rise

admin   •   March 16, 2018

MANILA, Philippines — The Department of Foreign Affairs (DFA) has not given permission to anyone yet to conduct marine scientific research in any territorial water of the Philippines. This is while...

PHL continues negotiation with China to rename 5 seamounts in Philippine Rise

admin   •   February 28, 2018

MANILA, Philippines —The illegal entry of China in the Philippine Rise led to the naming of its five underwater sea features. But the Department of Foreign Affairs (DFA) noted that...

China’s naming of PH Rise’s features, wrong-timing — Cayetano

admin   •   February 19, 2018

  MANILA, Philippines —  Department of Foreign Affairs (DFA) Secretary Alan Peter Cayetano finds it inappropriate that China named some of the underwater features in the Philippine Rise. He said it...

Malacañang downplays China’s naming of some underwater features in Philippine Rise

admin   •   February 15, 2018

MANILA, Philippines — Malacañang clarified that China’s naming of some undersea features in the Philippine Rise is not a violation of the Philippines’ sovereign rights over it. Presidential Spokesperson Secretary Harry...

Senators push to file a diplomatic protest against China

admin   •   February 14, 2018

MANILA, Philippines — Following Beijing’s move to rename five underwater sea features of Benham or Philippine Rise after it conducted a marine research in the area in 2004. Some senators led...

Duterte counters Sison’s threat: Kill 5 NPA rebels for every soldier killed

UNTV News   •   February 9, 2018

MANILA, Philippines – President Rodrigo Duterte is unshaken by the threat of Communist Party of the Philippines founding chair, Jose Maria Sison that New People’s Army (NPA) rebels can kill...


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