Japan's loans are 7 to 8 times more expensive than China's loans on a per kilometer basis, even if Japan's interest rate is lower. No one decides on a loan based on interest alone.
Benham: What’s in a name?
The naming of Undersea Features is like the naming of plants, animals, archaeological discoveries, an international convention practiced by the scientific community to recognize the efforts of scientists and discoverers for thousands of years! An American botanist can name a plant he discovers in the deep Philippine forests or a Filipino biologists name a new specie he finds in the Amazon but that does not mean either of them own their discoveries!