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adroth:
China military planes land on PH reef
By: Frances G. Mangosing - @inquirerdotnet
INQUIRER.net / 06:57 AM April 18, 2018

Two Chinese military transport planes have been photographed on Panganiban Reef, marking the first reported presence of this type of aircraft in Philippine territory in the South China Sea and raising the prospect that China will base warplanes there.

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adroth:
It is important to note that Mischief Reef is actually within the Philippine EEZ. As per the PCA ruling


--- Quote from: dr demented on September 25, 2016, 02:21:24 PM ---PCA Case No. 2013-19

In the Matter of the South China Sea Arbitration

before the Aribitral Tribunal Constituted Under Annex VII to the 1982 United Nations Convention of the Law of the Sea

Between the Republic of the Philippines and the People's Republic of China

12 July 2016

https://pca-cpa.org/wp-content/uploads/sites/175/2016/07/PH-CN-20160712-Award.pdf

--- End quote ---


THE STATUS OF FEATURES AS ROCKS/ISLANDS (SUBMISSIONS NO. 3, 5, AND 7)

1. Introduction

385. In this Section, the Tribunal addresses a further aspect of the Partiesí dispute concerning the
status of the maritime features and the source of maritime entitlements in the South China Sea.
This dispute is reflected in the Philippinesí Submissions No. 3, 5, and 7, which relate to disputes
about the status of maritime features in the South China Sea under Article 121 of the
Convention. Submissions No. 3, 5, and 7 provide as follows:

(3) Scarborough Shoal generates no entitlement to an exclusive economic zone or
continental shelf;
. . .
(5) Mischief Reef and Second Thomas Shoal are part of the exclusive economic zone
and continental shelf of the Philippines;
. . .
(7) Johnson Reef, Cuarteron Reef and Fiery Cross Reef generate no entitlement to
an exclusive economic zone or continental shelf;

adroth:
https://newsinfo.inquirer.net/989207/look-chinas-military-deployment-on-spratly-islands

adroth:
March 15, 2019

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