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National Security Adviser Hermogenes Esperon and the Philippine Navy say they lack the capabilities and ships to monitor illegal entry
(UPDATED) Amid concerns raised by some sectors over Benham Rise, the UP Marine Science Institute clarifies the collaboration with China is part of a long-running international undertaking
The permit allows China to gather data on the ocean circulation in the Western Pacific, covering the 'eastern side of Luzon and Mindanao'
Filipinos alone can't conduct research in the resource-rich underwater plateau because they don't have the needed capital, says Presidential Spokesman Harry Roque
The DFA draws flak for supposedly approving a Chinese request to conduct research in Benham Rise, while rejecting a similar request from a French think tank
Magdalo Representative Gary Alejano claims the Department of Foreign Affairs approved China's request to do scientific research in Benham Rise and other areas while rejecting a similar request from a French think tank
The far side of the moon has been seen by previous probes but no country has attempted a landing