Philippines—Chinese Ships Seek To Disrupt Work On Disputed Thitu Island

Philippine Star | 02/08/2019

China has sent naval, coast guard and fishing vessels to disrupt Philippine efforts to repair its facilities on the disputed Thitu Island in the South China Sea, reports the Philippine Star.  Beginning in July 2018, the number of Chinese ships at nearby Subi Reef began to increase, according to satellite imagery cited by a report released on Thursday by the Asia Maritime Transparency Initiative at the Center for Strategic and International Studies in Washington, D.C. The increased...

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