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China, Philippine tensions inflamed by a sunken boat

Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte’s government has accused a Chinese paramilitary vessel of ramming and sinking a Philippine fishing boat in the Reed Bank, an energy-rich and contested area in the South China Sea. The collision, which reputedly took place on June 9, was officially acknowledged on Philippine Independence Day (June 12) and predictably sparked a […]