Looking inside ourselves and out at the world
Independent and neutral with regard to all political and religious orientations,® aims to promote awareness of the major democratic principles on which tolerance is based.

Manila: China’s Sea Reclamation Work Could Spur Economic Losses

The Philippines says China's land reclamation efforts on a group of remote and disputed reefs in the South China Sea is bad for the environment and costly for neighboring countries. The Philippine Foreign Affairs department says China’s reclamation work on seven reefs among the Spratly Islands in the South China Sea amounts to $100 million in economic losses yearly for neighboring states. The department said Monday 121 hectares of coral reefs are being destroyed as artificial...

Read complete article
© Voice of America -

Follow us on ...
Facebook Twitter