Philippine coastguard personnel survey Chinese ships in Sabina Shoal. Photo: Reuters Philippine coastguard personnel survey Chinese ships in Sabina Shoal. Photo: Reuters
Philippine coastguard personnel survey Chinese ships in Sabina Shoal. Photo: Reuters
The Philippines

Philippines lodges protest over China’s ‘illegal’ South China Sea presence and activities

  • Manila is demanding the withdrawal of Chinese vessels from the area around Thitu island in the disputed Spratly chain
  • Relations between the two countries have been damaged by the months long presence of fishing boats and other ships in the Philippines’ exclusive economic zone

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Philippine coastguard personnel survey Chinese ships in Sabina Shoal. Photo: Reuters Philippine coastguard personnel survey Chinese ships in Sabina Shoal. Photo: Reuters
Philippine coastguard personnel survey Chinese ships in Sabina Shoal. Photo: Reuters
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