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China may give the Philippines fishing access in disputed area of South China Sea as part of more than 10 agreements under consideration during talks in Beijing, sources say

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resident Rodrigo Duterte of the Philippines plans to discuss China's 2012 seizure of Scarborough Shoal, which cut off valuable fishing grounds from Philippine fishermen. The disputed island was part of a successful case the Philippines pursued against China at the Permanent Court of Arbitration, a ruling that rejected Chinese claims of sovereignty over much of the South China Sea.
9 months ago
Amedeo Tumolillo
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