Ph eyes protest vs Beijing
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The Philippines plans to file another diplomatic protest against China's reclamation activities that have destroyed close to 300 acres of coral reef in the South China Sea, an official said Tuesday. "We are looking into that possibility," Foreign Affairs spokesman Charles Jose said. But he said the Aquino administration was not keen on seeking damage claims over China's construction of artificial islands on the disputed reefs.
Barcelo, V., Araneta, S., & Ramos-Araneta, M. (2015, April 15). Ph eyes protest vs Beijing. Manila Standard, p. A4.
Land reclamation; Coral reefs; Artificial islands; Disputes; Territorial waters; United Nations Convention on Law of the Sea; International law; Law of the sea; Biodiversity; Ecological balance; Department of Foreign Affairs (DFA); United Nations (UN); United Nations Convention on the Law of the Sea (UNCLOS); Jose, Charles; Coloma, Herminio Jr.; Trillanes, Antonio IV; Aquino, Benigno III
- Manila Standard