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Beijing suspends RP tours, warns citizens on anti-China protest 05/11/2012

Friday, May 11, 2012

Beijing suspends RP tours, warns citizens on anti-China protest

05/11/2012
BEIJING — China is suspending some tourism to the Philippines due to a tense territorial row between the two nations that has prompted state media to raise the possibility of war and growing anti-Chinese sentiment in Manila.

Chinese tour agencies, including Beijing’s biggest travel agency China International Tour Service (CITS), cited safety concerns for the suspension, just two days after Beijing said it was ready for “any escalation” in the row with Manila.

The month-long flare-up is one of the most high-profile incidents for years between the two countries over their competing territorial claims to parts of the South China Sea, which is believed to sit atop vast oil and gas deposits..... MORE

SourceThe Daily Tribune

URL: http://www.tribuneonline.org/headlines/20120511hea2.html

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