Some of the 220 Chinese vessels moored at Whitsun Reef, South China Sea, on March 7, believed by the Philippine government to have been crewed by militias. Photo: AP
Some of the 220 Chinese vessels moored at Whitsun Reef, South China Sea, on March 7, believed by the Philippine government to have been crewed by militias. Photo: AP
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Nations need to help calm troubled waters

  • Beijing, Manila and Washington should ease tensions in the South China Sea amid fears actions could spin out of control

Some of the 220 Chinese vessels moored at Whitsun Reef, South China Sea, on March 7, believed by the Philippine government to have been crewed by militias. Photo: AP
Some of the 220 Chinese vessels moored at Whitsun Reef, South China Sea, on March 7, believed by the Philippine government to have been crewed by militias. Photo: AP
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