A woman holds a placard at the Chinese consulate in Makati on May 18 in a protest over Beijing’s installation of cruise and surface-to-air missiles on artificial islands in the Spratly group. Photo: EPA-EFE

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A woman holds a placard at the Chinese consulate in Makati on May 18 in a protest over Beijing’s installation of cruise and surface-to-air missiles on artificial islands in the Spratly group. Photo: EPA-EFE
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