6 months Duterte asks China: Is it right for a country to claim a whole ocean? MB
By Argyll Geducos TOKYO, Japan – President Duterte expressed the need to speedily craft a sea code in the South China Sea, asking China if it is right for the Asian superpower to claim the entire ocean. President Rodrigo Roa Duterte  (TOTO LOZANO / PRESIDENTIAL PHOTO / MANILA BULLETIN) Duterte made the statement in his speech at Nikkei’s 25th International Conference on the Future of Asia here Friday afternoon. In his speech, Duterte, who also heads the ASEAN-China Summit, noted that there is tension in the disputed waters because there is no code to follow. “There is so much animosity ... more