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Philippines Protests Chinese Water Cannon Attack

The Philippines is demanding an explanation from Beijing after a Chinese coast guard ship allegedly fired a water cannon at Filipinos fishing in a disputed area of the South China Sea. Philippine President Benigno Aquino said Tuesday he does not want to overreact to what may be a "one-off incident," but would like to know whether the case reflects a new Chinese policy. Manila's defense ministry said the incident happened on January 27 near the Scarborough Shoal, an...

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