Chinese patrols in PH waters getting brazen despite pandemic, says US think tank Global News


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PH military challenge vs Chinese ship intrusion in PH waters bared CCG ships patrolled Ayungin Shoal for 232 days and 279 days in Luconia. “That CCG vessels so frequently broadcast AIS from these reefs, which are not physically occupied by China, suggests that they want to be seen signalling China’s claims,” AMTI said. The AIS is a real-time tracking system that transmits a ship’s position so its presence would be known. Chinese vessels patrolling Ayungin Shoal “often made loops” around Hasa-Hasa (Half Moon) Shoal, a submerged geological feature, which is located some 60 nautical miles of Palawan, well within the...