The Chinese coastguard paid its first visit to Manila this week. Photo: Handout
Lucio Blanco Pitlo III
Opinion

Opinion

Lucio Blanco Pitlo III

Beijing and Manila need more than coastguard diplomacy to fix South China Sea problems

  • The first visit by a Chinese coastguard ship to Manila is a milestone moment
  • But if Beijing is serious about boosting cooperation, it must exercise greater restraint in the contested waters
The Chinese coastguard paid its first visit to Manila this week. Photo: Handout
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