extended continental shelf - updates

Rappler's latest stories on extended continental shelf


PH hits China, Malaysia claims in West Philippine Sea

Mar 12, 2020 - 7:54 AM

The Department of Foreign Affairs quietly files diplomatic notes at the United Nations asserting its claims in the West Philippine Sea

PHILIPPINE WATERS. A Philippine flag is flown on a boat off the waters near the coast of Occidental Mindoro in the West Philippine Sea. Photo by LeAnne Jazul/Rappler

FAST FACTS: What you should know about Benham Rise

Mar 18, 2017 - 10:15 AM

The Philippines 13 million hectare territory near Aurora is considered part of the country s extended continental shelf but is not part of the PH national territory

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

Philippines: Benham Rise belongs to Filipinos

Mar 14, 2017 - 4:16 PM

The Philippine government is duty bound to defend and protect our sovereign and territorial right over this region says Presidential Spokesman Ernesto Abella

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