PHILIPPINES-CHINA-MARITIME-DIPLOMACY-SPRATLYS

PHILIPPINES-CHINA-MARITIME-DIPLOMACY-SPRATLYS

A general view of Chinese-claimed reef, Subi, as seen from Philippine-claimed island of Thitu during the visit of Defence Secretary Delfin Lorenzana to the island in The Spratlys on April 21, 2017. Philippine Defence Secretary Delfin Lorenzana flew to a disputed South China Sea island on April 21, brushing off a challenge by the Chinese military while asserting Manila's territorial claim to the strategic region. / AFP PHOTO / TED ALJIBE

August 17, 2017 2:00 PM (UTC+8)