China accuses Philippine ship of trespassing near Scarborough Shoal


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A Philippine military ship “illegally entered” waters close to Scarborough Shoal without permission, according to a statement from China’s military on Monday. The military also urged the Philippines to immediately cease its provocations. With this statement, the Chinese military has issued an unusual warning to the Philippines regarding its actions in South China Sea territorial waters. The majority of the military’s warnings were aimed at US warships in the area. China and the Philippines have engaged in a number of confrontations in the South China Sea, most recently exchanging accusations regarding the collision of a Philippine boat with a Chinese...