Mahathir: China should define claims in South China Sea

MANILA, Philippines --- Malaysian Prime Minister Mahathir Mohamad said Thursday that China should define its "so-called ownership" in the disputed South China Sea so other claimant countries can start to gain benefits from the resource-rich waters. Mahathir stressed the importance of freedom of navigation in the busy waterway, saying in an interview with ABS-CBN network in Manila that if there were no restrictions "the claims made by China will not affect us very much." Malaysia, the Philippines, China, and three other governments have been locked in long-simmering territorial disputes in the South China Sea. China has claimed virtually the entire sea but has refused to define ...Keep on reading: Mahathir: China should define claims in South China Sea

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