Keeping an eye on Communist, Totalitarian China, and its influence both globally, and we as Canadians. I have come to the opinion that we are rarely privy to truth regarding the real goal, the agenda of Red China, and it's implications for Canada [and North America as a whole]. No more can we rely on our media as more and more information on China is actively being swept under the carpet - not for consumption.
Wednesday, June 15, 2016
China Urges Philippines to Avoid Provocations in South China Sea
China Urges Philippines to Avoid Provocationsin South China Sea
Asia & Pacific
MOSCOW (Sputnik) — China urges Philippines to avoid provocations in the South China Sea after a group of young Filipino activists tried to place a flag on a disputed Huangyan island also known as Scarborough Reef, Chinese Foreign Ministry spokesman Lu Kang said Monday.
“Huangyan island is an original territory of China. We urge the Filipino side to respect Chinese sovereignty and abstain from any provocations in this regard,” Lu said.
A number of disputed islands, including the Paracel Islands and the Spratly Islands, are located in the South China Sea. Beijing’s territorial claims to the Spratly Islands, known as Nansha Islands in China, which are believed to be rich in oil and gas reserves, run against those of the Philippines, Taiwan, Malaysia, Brunei and Vietnam.
China has recently intensified construction works on the reefs it controls around the disputed Spratly Island archipelago.