Trillanes wants PH to protest China naming Benham features
Senator Antonio Trillanes IV urged the Philippine government on Wednesday to file a diplomatic protest against China for naming five undersea features at the Philippine Rise (Benham).
“Yan maliwanag na talagang deneceived yung ating bansa. Humingi sila ng permiso dito sa ating bansa para mag conduct ng research tapos ganyan ang gagawin?” Trillanes, an opposition member, said in an interview at the Senate.
Trillanes was reacting to the disclosure of a maritime law expert that the International Hydrographic Organization (IHO)approved last year the names proposed by China for the features their researchers discovered in Benham in 2004 — four years b…
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