Philippines Protests China's Reclamation in Another Reef

February 10, 2015 10:06 AM

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The Philippines has protested China's land reclamation in a disputed reef in the South China Sea as a violation of Manila's exclusive right to authorize construction within its exclusive economic zone.

Foreign Affairs Department spokesman Charles Jose said Tuesday a diplomatic protest was handed to the Chinese Embassy representative on Feb. 4 urging Beijing to stop its land reclamation in Panganiban Reef, also called Mischief Reef.

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