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Manila Times Gives China The Finger With Its Own “Nine Dash Line” Map

The Philippines’ oldest newspaper recently made what could be considered a provocative gesture towards China regarding its notorious “nine-dash-line.”


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Literally translated as the "cow's tongue line," the invisible demarcation has been used by China to justify its extensive claims in the East Sea, a current sore spot for many SE Asian neighbors, especially Vietnam and the Philippines.

Apparently the editors over at The Manila Times aired their frustrations with the illustration above - “Our Version Of The ‘9 Dash Line’ In The West Philippine Sea Based On Public Opinion.”

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