China respects PH sovereign rights at Philippine Rise

MANILA — China has assured it respects the Philippines’ sovereign rights amid concerns aired by some Filipinos on its move to name some undersea features at the Philippine Rise. “China respects…

Palace objects Chinese names given to some PH Rise undersea features

  MANILA — Malacañang on Wednesday said that it objects the reported move of China to name at least five undersea features in the Philippine Rise (formerly Benham Rise). “We object…

Nolcom awaits orders on ‘restriction’ of foreign vessels in PH Rise

  MANILA — While it has yet to receive orders regarding President Rodrigo Duterte’s directive to drive away any foreign vessels or ships conducting research or any other activities in the…

We have sovereign rights over PH Rise: Palace

   — Presidential Spokesperson Harry Roque on Monday said the Philippines has sovereign rights to explore and utilize the natural resources found in the Philippine Rise region. “Sovereign right is different…