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‘Is it right for a country to claim whole ocean?’: Duterte frustrated with Beijing over South China Sea conduct

  • The president said he was sad and bewildered as the efforts to hammer out a code of conduct to govern the disputed waters drag on
  • He warned that the longer it takes, the greater the chance the sea would be a “flashpoint of troubles”
Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte voiced rare frustration with China on Friday, urging progress on a code of conduct for the contested South China Sea, which he warned was becoming a “flashpoint”.
AFP – Agence France-Presse  
South China Morning Post
Duterte was delivering a speech at an economic forum in Tokyo, but

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