Time to review South China Sea policy, PH gov’t told

  MANILA, Philippines --- The latest incident at Recto Bank (Reed Bank) in the West Philippine Sea where a Chinese vessel abandoned a Filipino boat in distress should prompt the Philippine government to review its policy on the South China Sea, a maritime expert said Thursday.   Prof. Jay Batongbacal, director of the University of the Philippines Institute for Maritime Affairs and Law of the Sea, said China might do it more frequently if not reprimanded.   "The Philippine government should not allow this incident to pass without reviewing/reconsidering its policy on the South China Sea. This may be just the latest example of how China continues to intimida...

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