Buhay partylist Rep. Lito Atienza on Sunday backed President Duterte's hawkish stance on Benham Rise or the Philippine Rise, saying "the aggressive defense of the underwater region is well-grounded" amid potential threats.
Buhay Rep. Lito Atienza has appealed to President Rodrigo Duterte to certify the bill that would create a body to safeguard resources in the Benham Rise.
Buhay Rep. Lito Atienza belittled Beijing's move to assign Chinese names to five seamounts in Benham Rise, which Manila called as Philippine Rise.
Liberal Party vice president on external affairs Erin Tañada on Thursday compared the Philippines’ right to name undersea features of Benham Rise, or Philippine Rise, to the right of parents to name their children.
Magdalo partylist Rep. Gary Alejano on Wednesday warned of the implications of China’s move to name undersea features of Benham Rise, or Philippine Rise, which is part of the Philippines’ continental shelf.
The House of Representatives has adopted a resolution urging the executive branch to allocate P100 million in funding for scientific research in the Philippine Rise, formerly known as Benham Rise, including marine exploration for mineral…
Don’t be surprised if the Philippines becomes a province of China.
Magdalo partylist Rep. Gary Alejano said Chinese vessels left Philippine Rise, or Benham Rise, two days before President Rodrigo Duterte issued his order stopping foreign scientists from conducting marine research in those waters.
Akbayan partylist Rep. Tom Villarin described President Rodrigo Duterte’s order to stop academic study by foreign countries on Philippine Rise, or Benham Rise, as part of his “usual squid tactics.”