West Philippine Sea Updates


West Philippine Sea Updates — April 2021

On MarcH 29, around 220 Chinese vessels were spotted in the West Philippine Sea.

West Philippine Sea

West Philippine Sea Updates
Photo Credits: https://apnews.com/article/south-china-sea-philippines-china-manila-coral-reefs-20e60c5b2d952e9d23da976ba7381ce2

There were 44 Chinese “maritime militia” vessels moored and anchored at the Julian Felipe Reef. At Kennan Reef, there were 115 suspected militia boats, 45 near the Pag-asa Islands, and 50 more distributed in the Panganiban, Kagitingan, and Zamora Reefs.

Secretary of National Defense Philippines
Photo Credits: https://www.msn.com/en-ph/news/national/only-32-chinese-vessels-remain-at-julian-felipe-reef-lorenzana

In line with that, the defense chiefs of the Philippines and the United States met on Sunday to find ways to strengthen security cooperation between the two countries.

US x Philippines
Credits: https://www.cnnphilippines.com/news/2021/4/11/PH-US-defense-chiefs-chinese-ships-west-philippine-sea.html

(West Philippine Sea Updates, marvill.com)

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