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Panatag island in the news

The Philippine Navy sent a new Beechcraft King C90 aircraft on a Maritime Air Patrol surveillance flight over Panatag Island in the South China Sea west of Zambales last Wednesday. It flew about 800 feet above sea level and saw four Filipino fishing boats and nine Chinese vessels around the island.

FOR the first time in years, Zambales fishermen said that last week, they were no longer being harassed by Chinese coast guard vessels in the disputed Scarborough Shoal. Mayor Arsenia Lim of Masinloc, Zambales, said that some 100 Masinloc fishermen expressed surprise at the unexpected turn of events.

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