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China sends bombers, fighter jets and other military planes over disputed South China Sea territory ahead of visit from Philippines envoy

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he aircraft patrolled two land areas where China and the Philippines have overlapping claims days before former President Fidel Ramos of the Philippines was scheduled to visit for preliminary talks on a potential settlement of the ongoing dispute.
10 months ago
Sky Canaves
By Sky Canaves
Sky Canaves previously reported for The Wall Street Journal in Beijing and Hong Kong, where she covered media, culture, social issues, and legal affairs, and served as the founding editor and lead writer of the WSJ’s China Real Time site. Prior to becoming a journalist, Sky worked in the China corporate law practice of Baker & McKenzie, and she has also taught journalism and media law at the University of Hong Kong. She speaks Mandarin and has accumulated more than a decade's experience living, studying and working in China.
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