Marcos says PH rebuffing Beijing’s claims in South China Sea not ‘poking the bear’


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This is AI generated summarization, which may have errors. For context, always refer to the full article. PRESIDENTS. China's President Xi Jinping walks with Philippines' President Ferdinand 'Bongbong' Marcos Jr. during a welcoming ceremony at the Great Hall of the People in Beijing, China, January 4, 2023. President Marcos says the Philippines must do more to defend its territory amid the threat posed by China but adds that the government is exerting maximum effort to avoid a war MANILA, Philippines – President Ferdinand Marcos Jr. believes in doing more to assert Manila’s claim in the West Philippine Sea but insists...