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PHL vessel evades China ‘blockade’ of disputed reef

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March 29, 2014
Maritime
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“Filipino soldiers aboard a fishing vessel engaged Saturday in a dramatic stand-off with Chinese coastguard ships near a remote South China Sea reef claimed by both countries, an AFP journalist witnessed. The Philippine ship finally slipped past the Chinese blockade to reach Second Thomas Shoal, where a handful of Filipino marines are stationed on a Navy vessel that has been grounded there since 1999 to assert their nation’s sovereignty.”

Source: PHL vessel evades China ‘blockade’ of disputed reef | News | GMA News Online

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