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dc.contributor.authorMorella, Cecil
dc.coverage.spatialPhilippinesen
dc.coverage.spatialSouth China Seaen
dc.coverage.spatialSpratly Islandsen
dc.coverage.spatialChinaen
dc.coverage.spatialVietnamen
dc.coverage.spatialSubi Reefen
dc.coverage.spatialUnited Statesen
dc.coverage.spatialTaiwanen
dc.coverage.spatialMalaysiaen
dc.date.accessioned2019-06-25T05:10:08Z
dc.date.available2019-06-25T05:10:08Z
dc.date.issued2015-05-14
dc.identifier.citationMorella, C. (2015, May 14). PH lags behind in race to grab reefs. Manila standard, p. A2.en
dc.identifier.urihttp://hdl.handle.net/20.500.12174/6413
dc.language.isoenen
dc.publisherPhilippine Manila Standard Publishing, Inc.en
dc.relation.urihttp://manilastandard.net/news/top-stories/177215/ph-lags-behind-in-race-to-grab-reefs.htmlen
dc.subjectDisputesen
dc.subjectTerritorial watersen
dc.subjectMilitary operationsen
dc.subjectLand reclamationen
dc.titlePH lags behind in race to grab reefsen
dc.typenewspaperArticleen
dc.citation.journalTitleManila Standarden
dc.citation.spageA2en
local.seafdecaqd.controlnumberMS20150514_A2en
local.seafdecaqd.extractPhilippine military chief General Gregorio Catapang looks worried as he surveys the rusted cranes and eroded runway on the tiny island of Thitu, now on the front line of a rapidly intensifying construction war in the South China Sea. Fewer than 48 kilometers (30 miles) away, China’s giant construction cranes glint on the horizon, a sign of the Asian giant’s reef-building frenzy in the disputed Spratly chain that has seen new islands appear seemingly overnight. As China and fellow rival claimant Vietnam race to pave over reefs and build structures in the strategically important sea, the Philippines stands out as a laggard.en
local.subject.personalNameCatapang, Gregorio
dc.contributor.corporateauthorAgence France-Presse (AFP)en


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