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× Palace: China OK to fish in EEZ out of ‘friendship’,  trade ties

MANILA, Philippines - Malacaang on Wednesday defended President Rodrigo Duterte for allowing Chinese fishermen to fish in the Philippines' Exclusive Economic Zone (EEZ) due to Manila and Beijing's "friendship" and trade relations, Presidential Spokesperson Panelo said on Wednesday.


With the Philippines' receiving economic perks from China, the Palace official said Duterte believed we should…

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