PH investigates China board-and-search plan

Posted at Nov 30 2012 11:01 AM | Updated as of Nov 30 2012 07:01 PM

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MANILA, Philippines - The Department of Foreign Affairs is asking the Philippine Embassy in Beijing to verify reports that China plans to board and search vessels passing through the West Philippine Sea.

"We need to know the details of this policy. We need to know the technical information that goes with it as well as the coverage of this law as far as the South China Sea or the West Phlippine Sea is concerned," DFA spokesman Raul Hernandez told ANC.

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