Chinese navy’s presence in South China Sea is ‘worrisome’, says Philippine president

By Thomson Reuters Feb 27, 2024 | 6:47 PM

MANILA (Reuters) – Philippine President Ferdinand Marcos Jr on Wednesday said the presence of the Chinese navy in the South China Sea is “worrisome” but it will not deter his country from defending its maritime territory and protecting its fishermen.

(Reporting by Neil Jerome Morales and Karen Lema; Editing by Kanupriya Kapoor)