Manila again called for Chinese boats to leave Whitsun Reef in the South China Sea on Monday. Photo: National Task Force-West Philippine Sea via AP Manila again called for Chinese boats to leave Whitsun Reef in the South China Sea on Monday. Photo: National Task Force-West Philippine Sea via AP
Manila again called for Chinese boats to leave Whitsun Reef in the South China Sea on Monday. Photo: National Task Force-West Philippine Sea via AP

China, US send warships into disputed waters as tensions rise over Whitsun Reef

  • US aircraft carrier strike group entered South China Sea and a destroyer was in East China Sea, while Chinese carrier transited through Miyako Strait near Japan
  • It comes amid a deepening dispute between Beijing and Manila over the presence of Chinese boats at a reef in the Spratly Islands

Topic |   US-China relations
Manila again called for Chinese boats to leave Whitsun Reef in the South China Sea on Monday. Photo: National Task Force-West Philippine Sea via AP Manila again called for Chinese boats to leave Whitsun Reef in the South China Sea on Monday. Photo: National Task Force-West Philippine Sea via AP
Manila again called for Chinese boats to leave Whitsun Reef in the South China Sea on Monday. Photo: National Task Force-West Philippine Sea via AP
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