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Vietnam rejects Beijing's South China Sea fishing ban that covers Philippine EEZ
(Philstar.com) - May 7, 2019 - 11:56am

MANILA, Philippines Hanoi has expressed opposition against Beijing's imposition of its annual fishing moratorium in the South China Sea, which also includes the West Philippine Sea.

On May 1, the Chinese agricultural ministry announced the start of the annual fishing ban which will last until August 16.

The fishing ban covers areas also claimed by other countries such as Vietnam's Paracel Islands and the Philippines' Scarborough Shoal, according to Vietnamese online news site VnExpress.

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