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China Angered by Philippine Protest on Disputed Island

About 50 Philippine protesters, mostly students, have landed on a remote island in the South China Sea to draw attention to what they charge is growing Chinese encroachment in the area.  China, which claims virtually the entire South China Sea, has expressed anger over the “landing” and foreign ministry spokesman Lu Kang said Monday, “We once again urge the Philippines to withdraw from the islands that it is illegally occupying.” In addition to the Philippines and China, Brunei,...

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