Chinese sea militia swarms around Pag-asa Island – military

MANILA, Philippines --- The Armed Forces of the Philippines has monitored an extraordinary surge of vessels from a Chinese fishing fleet around Philippine-occupied islands in the West Philippine Sea this year. More than 600 Chinese fishing vessels have been recorded surrounding the sandbars of Pag-asa Island (Thitu) for the first quarter of 2019 alone. "Foreign vessels monitored in Pag-as Island are all Chinese fishing vessels deployed in the vicinity of the sandbar," said Marine Lt. Col. Elpidio Factor, AFP Western Command's assistant chief for Unified Command Staff for Intelligence, at the Regional Development Council and Regional Peace and Order Council special meeting last ...Keep on reading: Chinese sea militia swarms around Pag-asa Island – military

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