Exclusive - China may give Filipino fishermen access to Scarborough: sources
China will consider giving Filipino fishermen conditional access to disputed waters in the South China Sea after the presidents of the two countries meet in Beijing this week, two Chinese sources with ties to the leadership said.
Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte plans to raise the plight of Filipino fishermen when he meets his Chinese counterpart, Xi Jinping, on Thursday, a Philippine official told Reuters.
Duterte is due to arrive in Beijing from Brunei on Tuesday.
China seized Scarborough shoal - claimed by Beijing as Huangyan island and by Manila as Panatag - in 2012, denying... read more
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