20 March 2017

News Story: Duterte - ‘We cannot stop China’ on Scarborough

Philippines cannot do anything if China pushes through with the reported plan to build a monitoring station on Panatag Shoal – also called Scarborough and named by the Chinese as Huangyan, President Rodrigo Duterte on Sunday said.

During a press conference before his departure to Myanmar, Duterte said “we cannot stop China from doing his thing.”

He added that even world power America could not stop China, which has been building structures on contested islands in the South China Sea.

Read the full story at Tankler