Insight: China consolidates sea claims as Asian diplomacy struggles




 
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Insight: China consolidates sea claims as Asian diplomacy struggles
 
April 23rd, 2013  
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Topic: Insight: China consolidates sea claims as Asian diplomacy struggles


Insight: China consolidates sea claims as Asian diplomacy struggles
By Manuel Mogato MASINLOC, Philippines (Reuters) - For decades, fishermen along the northwestern Philippine coast treated the teeming fishing grounds of the Scarborough Shoal as their backyard, less than a day's boat ride away. Now, they see it as a foreign country. "I lost my livelihood when we lost the Scarborough Shoal to the Chinese," said Mario Forones, a 53-year-old who owns three fishing boats that worked the reef for about a dozen years before armed Chinese vessels arrived in force last April. ...




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