Sea dispute shouldn't strain Phl, China ties - envoy
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The relationship between Manila and Beijing should not be made hostage to the South China Sea and West Philippine Sea issue, China's ambassador said yesterday. Zhao Jinhua told reporters at Malacanang that the maritime dispute between the Philippines and China only constitutes about one percent of the two countries' relationship. China has built artificial islands and structures in disputed areas, sparking worries among other countries - particularly the US - over possible threats to freedom of navigation.
Romero, A. (2017, February 28). Sea dispute shouldn't strain Phl, China ties - envoy. Philippine Star, p. 3.
- The Philippine Star