Protesters burn a mock Chinese national flag after a Filipino fishing boat was sunk in the disputed South China Sea when it was hit by a Chinese vessel, which then abandoned the 22 Filipino crewmen. Photo: AP
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Collision highlights need for South China Sea code

  • Fallout from incident involving Chinese and Philippine vessels reflects urgency to finalise agreement governing conduct in resource-rich waters

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Protesters burn a mock Chinese national flag after a Filipino fishing boat was sunk in the disputed South China Sea when it was hit by a Chinese vessel, which then abandoned the 22 Filipino crewmen. Photo: AP
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