April 11th, 2012News 0 Comments

A party-list group blamed Thursday the administration of former President Gloria Macapagal Arroyo for a naval standoff between Philippines and China in the disputed West Philippine Sea citing the Baselines Law signed in 2009.

The two nations were locked in a political and military impasse on Tuesday after the Philippine Navy tried to arrest eight Chinese fishing vessels that were conducting “illegal fishing activities” inside the Scarborough shoal. (more)

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