Association Of Southeast Asian Nations

  • China consolidates sea claims as Asian diplomacy struggles April 23, 2013

    Masinloc: For decades, fishermen along the northwestern Philippine coast treated the teeming fishing grounds of the Scarborough Shoal as their backyard, less than a day's boat ride away. Now, they see it as a foreign country. "I lost my livelihood when we lost the Scarborough Shoal to the Chinese," said Mario Forones,...