A Chinese coastguard ship is seen from a Philippine government vessel in the South China Sea in March 2014. Photo: AP
A Chinese coastguard ship is seen from a Philippine government vessel in the South China Sea in March 2014. Photo: AP

China’s military-foreign ministry divide ‘muddies South China Sea waters’

Chinese armed forces adopting more hawkish stance over claims to sovereignty than nation’s diplomats and the disagreement is ratcheting up tensions, they say

Topic |   South China Sea
A Chinese coastguard ship is seen from a Philippine government vessel in the South China Sea in March 2014. Photo: AP
A Chinese coastguard ship is seen from a Philippine government vessel in the South China Sea in March 2014. Photo: AP
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