Photo taken on June 12, 2015 shows the Xingwang deep-sea semi-submersible drilling platform at Liwan3-2 gasfield in the South China Sea, south China. Photo: Xinhua

Duterte’s defence chief signals Scarborough Shoal is off-limits for Chinese rigs

Defence chief says Chinese ships were spotted last year and if there is a repeat in 2017, the navy has been ordered ‘to accost them and drive them away’

Topic |   South China Sea

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Photo taken on June 12, 2015 shows the Xingwang deep-sea semi-submersible drilling platform at Liwan3-2 gasfield in the South China Sea, south China. Photo: Xinhua
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