Marcos Jr. to raise finalization of S. China Sea COC at ASEAN meet


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Presidential Communications Office handout MANILA — President Ferdinand Marcos, Jr. aims to bring up the finalization of the Code of Conduct on the South China Sea during his attendance at the 42nd Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) Summit in Indonesia. In a chance interview with reporters on Tuesday night, Marcos said the document is among the "solution of all of these problems." It is important to raise the conclusion of the document "sooner rather than later because the tensions are increasing," he said. “So yes, I will bring it up again because when we talk about – when we...