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Philippines Plays Catch-up in Developing Disputed Isle

The Philippines' top diplomat this week called for a moratorium on building activities by China that he says “escalate tension” on hotly-contested features in the South China Sea.  At the same time, Philippine officials and concerned citizens are trying to keep the country’s only civilian-inhabited island in the disputed Spratly Islands habitable for its tiny population. About 150 people chanted, “Get out China!” at a recent rally in Manila’s business district protesting China’s...

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