Philippine concerns over Chinese ship sent to Benham Rise

The Philippine military said that China had sent a ship to an area known as Benham Rise, off the eastern coast of the Philippines. The underwater region has untapped resources and officials want to ensure it stays under their control.

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    The Philippine military said that China had sent a ship to Benham Rise, an area off the eastern coast of the Philippines, raising concerns in Manila.

    The underwater region has untapped resources and officials want to ensure it stays under their control.

    The military command of the Philippines said it has developed a long-term plan to secure its territories.

    Al Jazeera’s Jamela Alindogan reports from Benham Rise, Eastern Philippines


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