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Philippines police forces still act as running dogs of the US," he said, adding there was "no justification" for the police violence.
Beijing is considering giving the Philippines a slice of Scarborough Shoal – which China snatched in 2012 and wouldn’t share even after a Hague court ruling – sources revealed to Reuters.
In effect, China may give the Philippines conditional access to rich waters just northeast of the disputed Spratly Islands, according to two sources close to the Chinese leadership. The conditions have not been specified in detail – and probably won’t be until Presidents Rodrigo Duterte and Xi Jinping discuss this on Thursday in China.
“Everybody can go, but there will be conditions,” one of the sources told Reuters, meaning fishermen from both countries will be welcome to use the rich territories.
“The two countries would have to form working groups to iron out details,” the official added.
originally posted by: Zaphod58
a reply to: 727Sky
A lot of the area is turning away from China. India, Vietnam, and Malaysia are strengthening ties with the US, and even creating ties with Japan.
The Philippines makes me laugh. They don't want us there, but they are quick to grab military equipment we offer them, while saying they're going to buy from Russia and China. Personally, they don't want us there, then cut the embassy to the bare minimum and pull everyone else out.