Chinese and Philippine coastguard vessels in the South China Sea. Photo: AFP Chinese and Philippine coastguard vessels in the South China Sea. Photo: AFP
Chinese and Philippine coastguard vessels in the South China Sea. Photo: AFP
South China Sea

Embassy tells Manila not to worry about South China Sea coastguard licence to fire

  • Beijing’s mission in the Philippines has moved to calm fears new legislation marks aggressive approach to maritime disputes
  • Law is ‘domestic legislation’ and common to many countries, including the Philippines, embassy says

Topic |   South China Sea
Chinese and Philippine coastguard vessels in the South China Sea. Photo: AFP Chinese and Philippine coastguard vessels in the South China Sea. Photo: AFP
Chinese and Philippine coastguard vessels in the South China Sea. Photo: AFP
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