South China Sea flare up continues

MANILA has summoned the Chinese ambassador to explain his nation’s maritime  presence at a reef claimed by the Philippines and to ask it to depart as soon as possible. China also claims the reef. 

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Ambassador Huang Xilian was summoned Monday by undersecretary Elizabeth Buenseceso. 
 
"The continuing presence of Chinese vessels around the reef is a source of regional tension," she said.