A reef in the South China Sea, where the Philippines and China have overlapping claims. Photo: AFP

Officials from Philippines, China to meet on stalled South China Sea joint oil exploration deal: senator

  • Foreign affairs and energy officials from Beijing and Manila are looking to break the impasse on the deal, according to Senator Sherwin Gatchalian
  • Negotiations had foundered over which country’s laws should govern exploration activities in the Reed Bank, where they have overlapping claims
Topic |   South China Sea
A reef in the South China Sea, where the Philippines and China have overlapping claims. Photo: AFP
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