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MARITIME DISPUTE. A ship of the China Coast Guard near Scarborough Shoal, September 3, 2016. File photo from the Philippine Department of National Defense

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Malacañang says the Philippines will lodge a complaint with China over an incident in Panatag (Scarborough) Shoal off the coast of Zambales province, where, videos show, the China Coast Guard took the catch of Filipino fishermen.

Filipino fishermen were able to return to their traditional fishing grounds in the waters of Panatag Shoal, the site of a 2012 tense standoff between the Philippine Navy and the Chinese Coast Guard, which resulted in Beijing's practical occupation of the shoal.

The report follows another incident of Chinese harassment in the West Philippine Sea (South China Sea). The Philippines has filed a diplomatic protest over a Chinese chopper's actions in Ayungin (Second Thomas) Shoal, where it hovered over a rubber boat deployed for a resupply mission of the Philippine military.

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