Activists burn a mock Chinese flag with a map of the South China Sea during a protest in front of the Chinese consulate in Manila. Photo: AFP

Philippines lodges diplomatic protest with Beijing over South China Sea ‘hit and run’ that sunk fishing vessel

  • Philippine fishermen were left stranded at sea, prompting some analysts to criticise the Chinese conduct as ‘inappropriate’ and ‘unethical’
  • In recent years, Chinese ships have blocked or intimidated Philippine military and civilian vessels at Reed Bank
Topic |   South China Sea

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Activists burn a mock Chinese flag with a map of the South China Sea during a protest in front of the Chinese consulate in Manila. Photo: AFP
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