Industry leaders in Manila say the Scarborough Shoal row could jeopardise exports to China.
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Coinciding fishing bans declared to ease tension
China and Philippines may have found answer to Scarborough Shoal stand-off
China announced its annual ban since 2009 on most fishing activities, including combined gill-netting, for most South China Sea waters from tomorrow to August 1. 53 more words
SCMP.com – Difficulties of dealing with Beijing in South China Sea disputes
Greg Torode navigates the tricky course of trying to settle a South China Sea territorial dispute with an assertive powerhouse – China. 13 more words
While most Chinese are vehemently calling for their government to order the PLA to deal a heavy blow at the Philippines in order to teach it a lesson, the Chinese government persists in pursuing a peaceful solution even though the face-off was described by former Philippine foreign minister Domingo Siazon as “between an elephant and an ant”. 552 more words