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Philippines Denounces New Chinese Fishing Regulations

The Philippines has denounced new Chinese provincial regulations that aim to restrict fishing by foreign vessels in disputed areas of the South China Sea. In a statement released Friday, the Philippine Department of Foreign Affairs said the new development "escalates tensions, unnecessarily complicates the situation in the South China Sea and threatens the peace and stability of the region." Under the rules passed by China's southernmost province of Hainan, all foreign...

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