Too late for Duterte to edit China script

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Philippine Star

It is too late for President Duterte to expect China to withdraw its belligerent presence at Ayungin Shoal and other strategic areas in Philippine waters with his reading a new script for applying the rule of law to minimize untoward incidents between neighbors. Duterte told a summit between China and the Association of Southeast Asian Nations last Monday that following the law was the only way out of such incidents as the recent blocking by the Chinese coast guard of boatloads of supplies for Filipino Marines stationed at Ayungin Shoal off Palawan. The President told the meeting co-hosted by …

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