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It’s Official: Benham Rise Renamed as ‘Philippine Rise’ by Duterte’s EO

Benham Rise is now officially renamed as Philippine Rise after President Rodrigo Duterte’s Executive Order to that effect. Duterte earlier vowed to rename the area after Chinese vessels were spotted surveying the area. According to Executive Order No. 25, “undersea feature presently known as “Benham Rise” in local and international maps and charts, shall henceforth be […]
Source: Adobo Today
It’s Official: Benham Rise Renamed as ‘Philippine Rise’ by Duterte’s EO

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