Hackers claiming to come from China defaced the website of the Philippines’ state university Friday. The website, www.up.edu.ph, showed a map of the disputed islands with the caption “We come from China! Huangyan Island is Ours.” Huangyan is the Chinese name of Scarborough Shoal, part of the disputed Islands in the South China. The past two weeks, the two countries have sent ships to the area to assert rival claims. Foreign Affairs Department spokesman Raul Hernandez suggested the hacking could be linked to the standoff.
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