Woody Island (Yongxing Island), one of the Paracel Islands in the South China Sea. Photo: SCMP / Roy Issa Woody Island (Yongxing Island), one of the Paracel Islands in the South China Sea. Photo: SCMP / Roy Issa
Woody Island (Yongxing Island), one of the Paracel Islands in the South China Sea. Photo: SCMP / Roy Issa

Philippines expresses ‘deep concern’ after China-Vietnam incident in South China Sea

  • Citing a similar collision in June last year, Manila says it has experienced ‘how much trust in a friendship is lost’ following such incidents
  • The April 3 collision between vessels from China and Vietnam has upped the ante over discussions on a code of conduct in the waters, analysts say

Topic |   South China Sea
Woody Island (Yongxing Island), one of the Paracel Islands in the South China Sea. Photo: SCMP / Roy Issa Woody Island (Yongxing Island), one of the Paracel Islands in the South China Sea. Photo: SCMP / Roy Issa
Woody Island (Yongxing Island), one of the Paracel Islands in the South China Sea. Photo: SCMP / Roy Issa
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