Daily Memo: Philippines Accuses China of Blocking Its Ships

Meanwhile, Beijing is cooperating with global efforts to ease energy prices.

Chinese interference. Manila is accusing Beijing of sending three coast guard vessels to block Philippine supply ships from reaching Second Thomas Shoal, one of the few islets in the Spratly archipelago controlled by the Philippines. Philippine Foreign Secretary Teddy Locsin said the Chinese vessels used water cannons to force the Philippine ships, which were carrying […]

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