Wednesday, March 15, 2017

Philippines May Start Building Artificial Islands In The South China Sea As Well

Business Insider/Reuters: Looks like the Philippines may start building in the South China Sea as well

hilippine President Rodrigo Duterte has ordered the navy to put up "structures" to assert sovereignty over a stretch of water east of the country, where Manila has reported a Chinese survey ship was casing the area last year.

The Philippines has lodged a diplomatic protest with Beijing after the vessel was tracked moving back and forth over Benham Rise, a vast area east of the country declared by the United Nations in 2012 as part of the Philippines' continental shelf.

The Philippines says Benham Rise is rich in biodiversity and fish stocks.

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WNU Editor: The Philippines are late to the game.

6 comments:

Andrew Jackson said...

Better late then never!

Manolet Cruz said...

Whoever wrote that article needs to brush up on their geography.

The Benham rise is NOT in the South China sea aka the West Philippine sea. It is EAST of Luzon and is part of the Philippine sea.

AZuLike said...

So what happen to the warming up with China?

Jay Farquharson said...

https://www.google.ca/amp/m.scmp.com/news/china/policies-politics/article/2078635/trump-son-law-family-firm-set-make-us400-million%3Famp%3D1

http://www.slate.com/blogs/the_slatest/2017/03/15/angela_chen_trump_park_avenue_buyer_has_chinese_intelligence_ties.html

AZuLike said...

I read the first article. When I hear any rothschilds name makes me wonder.

Anonymous said...

But, Manolet, everything belongs to China. .including east of Philippines. .read your history books. .especially those written by Chinese :P