Locsin: Time not right to raise sea row with China

MANILA, Philippines --- In what could be another turnaround, Foreign Secretary Teodoro Locsin Jr. on Monday said this was "not the right time" for the Philippines to raise its "disagreements" with China in the South China Sea due to high tensions between the two countries over their rival claims in the heavily disputed waterway. Likening the situation to a "pissing contest," Locsin railed again against hundreds of Chinese fishing vessels that had been surrounding Philippine-occupied Pag-asa Island and nearby islands in the West Philippine Sea since January. West Philippine Sea is the local name of the waters within the country's 370-kilometer exclusive economic zone (EEZ) in th...

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