A Chinese coastguard boat approaches Filipino fishermen near Scarborough Shoal in the South China Sea last year. Photo: AP A Chinese coastguard boat approaches Filipino fishermen near Scarborough Shoal in the South China Sea last year. Photo: AP
A Chinese coastguard boat approaches Filipino fishermen near Scarborough Shoal in the South China Sea last year. Photo: AP

South China Sea

Coastguard vessels in South China Sea need code of conduct amid increasing risk of clashes in contested waters, say analysts

Nations' rival territorial claims in region hindering efforts to increase cooperation, say observers

Topic |   South China Sea
A Chinese coastguard boat approaches Filipino fishermen near Scarborough Shoal in the South China Sea last year. Photo: AP A Chinese coastguard boat approaches Filipino fishermen near Scarborough Shoal in the South China Sea last year. Photo: AP
A Chinese coastguard boat approaches Filipino fishermen near Scarborough Shoal in the South China Sea last year. Photo: AP
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