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Philippines objects to China's naming of undersea features

This handout photo taken on May 6, 2017, and released on February 6, 2018 by the Philippine Department of Agriculture-Agriculture and Fisheries Information Division (DA-AFID) shows personnel from the Department of Agriculture riding an inflatable boat with national flag as they survey Benham Rise, off the east coast of the main Philippine island of Luzon. Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte has banned all foreign scientific exploration on a vast undersea plateau claimed by Manila, his spokesman

 

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