Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte. Photo: AP

Duterte orders foreign ships to gain permission to sail in Philippine waters, in message aimed at China

  • Manila warned that non-compliance could result in an ‘unfriendly’ response by the country’s armed forces
  • Duterte is expected to soon meet Xi Jinping in China, where he has said he will bring up the arbitral ruling on the South China Sea and assert Manila’s territorial rights
Topic |   South China Sea

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Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte. Photo: AP
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