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Gov't admits China surveyed Benham Rise without permit

Feb 26, 2018 - 3:26 PM

National Security Adviser Hermogenes Esperon and the Philippine Navy say they lack the capabilities and ships to monitor illegal entry

HUDDLE. (L-R) National Security Adviser Hermogenes Esperon, National Security Council Deputy Director General Vicente Agdamag, and Undersecretary Jose Luis Alano huddle during the Senate hearing on Benham Rise, February 26, 2018. Photo by Angie De Silva/Rappler

UP marine scientists cite benefits of research with China

Jan 26, 2018 - 11:34 AM

(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

China's 33-day permit to survey PH's eastern seaboard begins

Jan 24, 2018 - 10:11 AM

The permit allows China to gather data on the ocean circulation in the Western Pacific, covering the 'eastern side of Luzon and Mindanao'

CORAL-RICH. Researchers say Benham Bank is rich in corals. Photo courtesy of Dr Hildie Nacorda/UPLB-SESAM

Malacañang says Filipinos need China for Benham Rise research

Jan 23, 2018 - 1:16 PM

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

DFA on Benham Rise: 'Same rules for all countries'

Jan 12, 2018 - 7:59 PM

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

UNDERWATER TERRITORY. This photo shows Filipinos exploring Benham Rise for the first time in 2014. File photo courtesy of Dr Gil Jacinto/UP-MSI

Alejano: Why let China do research in PH waters, Benham Rise?

Jan 12, 2018 - 9:25 AM

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

BENHAM RESEARCH. The Magdalo Representative questions the DFA's supposed decision to allow a Chinese academic group to conduct research on Philippine waters while rejecting a similar request of a France-based organization. File photo

China aims to land probe on dark side of the moon

Sep 10, 2015 - 7:56 PM

The far side of the moon has been seen by previous probes but no country has attempted a landing