The territory of The Scarborough Shoal: PUSH IT TO THE LIMIT! That’s exactly what the Chinese Coast Guard is doing monitoring everything as the vessel starts observing from 200 meters away then draws as close as 50 meters from the border of the Philippines. The once-thriving fishing area has been very bare since 2012 when China set up a blockade. IMUer’s please watch the video for more details about this nautical game of cat and mouse. The UK will be putting China’s words to the test later on this year as they prepare to set up shop in the South China Sea.
Source & Video: BBC News
Cover Photo: Maritimeissues