Protesters wear a mask of Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte and Chinese President Xi Jinping during a rally on May 7, 2021. Photo: AP Protesters wear a mask of Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte and Chinese President Xi Jinping during a rally on May 7, 2021. Photo: AP
Protesters wear a mask of Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte and Chinese President Xi Jinping during a rally on May 7, 2021. Photo: AP
The Philippines

Philippines plans South China Sea ‘logistics hub’, as Beijing accused of increasing boats

  • Foreign Secretary Teddy Locsin Jnr says there are now 300 Chinese boats in the disputed waters, up from 200 in March
  • His remarks came as the armed forces chief said the Philippines was on track to build facilities on Thitu island to boost the efforts of the maritime forces

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Protesters wear a mask of Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte and Chinese President Xi Jinping during a rally on May 7, 2021. Photo: AP Protesters wear a mask of Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte and Chinese President Xi Jinping during a rally on May 7, 2021. Photo: AP
Protesters wear a mask of Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte and Chinese President Xi Jinping during a rally on May 7, 2021. Photo: AP
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