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Reef fish shelter beneath a coral outcropping on Benham Rise in the Philippines. (Credit: Oceana / MANILA BULLETIN)

Local names for PH Rise features

By Mario Casayuran The Philippines will give Filipino names to five undersea features of the 10.88-million hectare Philippine (Benham) Rise off Aurora province in the…

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Duterte to wage war over PH Rise

By Argyll Cyrus Geducos President Duterte declared he is ready to go to war against any country which will conduct research in Philippine Rise without…

Underwater Treasure – After President Rodrigo Roa Duterte asserted yesterday the country’s sovereign rights over the 13-million hectare Philippine Rise, all marine exploration and studies by foreign scientists will be barred by Philippine authorities. Only Filipino scientists will be allowed to research work in the area. (Photo courtesy of Oceana/UPLB)

Senate to probe maritime research in PH Rise

By Hannah Torregoza The Senate committee on science and technology will conduct its first hearing on the status of the government’s maritime research programs in the…