Philippine Foreign Secretary Teodoro Locsin. Photo: AP
Philippine Foreign Secretary Teodoro Locsin. Photo: AP

South China Sea: Philippines slams China for firing water cannons at its boats; Beijing says Manila no permission to be there

  • Foreign Secretary Teodoro Locsin tells China to ‘back off’ after it blocked two supply vessels on their way to Second Thomas Shoal
  • Beijing says the ships were not allowed to be in the area but it is ‘generally peaceful and tranquil’ and the two nations are still talking

Topic |   The Philippines
Philippine Foreign Secretary Teodoro Locsin. Photo: AP
Philippine Foreign Secretary Teodoro Locsin. Photo: AP
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