Philippine Hardens Stance Against China’s Maritime Intrusion

Small chinese trawler pounds through rough seas as it crosses the South China sea.

Our friendship ends here, President Duterte tells China.

By Liz Lagniton, Philippines correspondent, Maritime Fairtrade

“I will really not back down. You can kill me, but I will remain. This is where our friendship will end.”

That was what President Rodrigo Duterte told China in a television appearance on May…