Updated Apr 8, 2019, 9:47:01 AM
Let's so straight to The Source of the story: Former Foreign Affairs Chief Perfecto Yasay.
President Rodrigo Duterte tells China to lay off Pag-asa Island. The Foreign Affairs Department calls the presence of Chinese fishing vessels in the area 'illegal.' The military reports more than 200 vessels remain near Pag-asa Island. China vows to resolve the conflict through friendly and diplomatic channels.