Philippine Fishermen vs China Coast Guard: Duterte’s Failed Pledge | Insight | CNA Insider
Under Rodrigo Duterte’s presidency, Philippine fishermen in the disputed Scarborough Shoal have continued to face constant harassment by China’s coast guard patrols, despite the United Nations Convention on the Law of the Sea (UNCLOS) tribunal’s ruling that China had no historic rights to the area under its “nine-dash line” claim.
Independent pollster Social Weather Stations in June 2018 showed 81% of Filipinos as unhappy over their government’s inaction against China’s activities in the South China Sea.
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