Manila scolds Beijing, again

Monday, April 15, 2019

1. South China Sea — Manila scolds Beijing, again

On April 2, Filipino President Duterte sustained the harmonious tune he has sung to Beijing since coming to power, calling China a “friend,” but on April 4, he finally went off-key.

After the island nation’s Department of Foreign Affairs called recent Chinese maritime activity around Thitu Island (a.k.a. …

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