Philippine media that started gunboat diplomacy in the South China (Figure)
6 15, China Marine,” Coast Guard 31 ‘boat dock in Zhuhai ready. Xinhua News Agency reporters Ma Xiao and Cheng She
Global Network reporter Julia Tan reports of growing tension in the South China Sea disputes, the Chinese Maritime flagship “Coast Guard 31 ‘boat to cross the South China Sea to Singapore foreign media access to news triggered a strong focus. Philippine media even said that China is to start the South China Sea “gunboat diplomacy” and that “Coast Guard 31 ‘boat cruise the South China Sea reflects China’s determination and sovereignty interests.
“Philippine Daily Inquirer,” June 17 “China launched gunboat diplomacy” in the title the author says, China sent its largest civilian cruise ship to go to the South China Sea, which may enhance the sound of the South China Sea between China and other cable tensions between countries.
Philippine Defense Secretary Jia Siming (Voltaire Gazmin) said that if the Coast Guard aboard the ship “violation” of the Philippines assert “sovereignty” of the waters, then the Philippine diplomatic protest may be filed. According to reports, Jia Siming was asked recently in the media, if there is any intrusion occurs, the Philippines will take action, Jia Siming said: “The diplomatic protest, yes.”
Jia Siming also stressed that the Philippine Department of Defense is still under verification reports, check in cruise ships is what type of China. He said: “According to the news of view, it is not a warship, but some marine vessels, so we do not need to worry about, but we will always be responsible for guarding our region.”
The report also said , from the Chinese media reports, Coast Guard aboard the ship actually shows Beijing’s “determination.” The report also quoted Hong Kong “Ta Kung Pao,” the report said: “In flight, it (that is,” Coast Guard 31 “) will be developed in the South China Sea by the Chinese patrol. It will protect China’s national maritime rights and sovereignty.”