Pagasa visit alarms China: Beijing to probe reported harassment of Filipino fishers
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China has expressed grave concern over the visit of Philippine Defense Secretary Delfin Lorenzana and military officials to the disputed Pagasa Island As this developed, Lu said China will also look into reports that Filipino fishermen have been driven away allegedly by the Chinese Coast Guard from Union Bank in the South China Sea. Lorenzana and Armed Forces Chief Gen. Eduardo Año, along with other military officials, visited Pagasa Island, a Philippine-occupied territory that is part of the disputed Spratly Group of Islands in the West Philippine Sea (South China Sea).
Pagasa visit alarms China: Beijing to probe reported harassment of Filipino fishers. (2017, April 23). Manila Bulletin, pp 1, 15.
Territorial waters; Disputes; Fishers; Military operations; Bilateral agreements; International cooperation; Port installations; Chinese Coast Guard; Bureau of Fisheries and Aquatic Resources (BFAR); Philippine Navy; Philippine Air Force (PAF); Lorenzana, Delfin; Lu, Kang; Año, Eduardo; Xi, Jinping; Duterte, Rodrigo
- Manila Bulletin