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Philippine court orders government to protect South China Sea

Philippine court orders government to protect South China Sea

The Philippine Supreme Court has issued an order directing the government to "protect, preserve, rehabilitate and to restore" the marine environment in three areas the country claims in the disputed South China Sea.

Philippines verifying photos of China military aircraft on reef

Philippines verifying photos of China military aircraft on reef

The Philippines may lodge a protest with China against the reported presence of two military aircraft on a Chinese-built island in the South China Sea, the top Philippine diplomat said, amid concern that China is militarising the waterway.