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MANILA, March 17 canada goose deals (Reuters) The Philippines said on Friday it would strengthen its military facilities on islands and shoals in the canada goose coats on sale disputed South China Sea and announced initial plans to build a new port and pave an existing rough airstrip.

Defence Minister Delfin Lorenzana had been scheduled to inspect an Canada Goose Coats On Sale outpost on Thitu, one of the disputed Spratly Islands, but his Canada Goose online trip was cancelled because of issues and he spent the day instead at a military base where 2018 canada goose outlet he unveiled the development plans.

will canada goose outlet store locations build a Canada Goose Parka runway and a port, a Canada Goose sale pier, for our ships on Thitu, Lorenzana told troops at the Western Command 41st anniversary. are a bit blind in that area.

Thitu is close buy canada goose jacket cheap to Subi Canada Goose Outlet Reef, one of seven manmade islands in canada goose black friday sale the Spratlys that China is accused of militarising with surface to air missiles and other armaments.

The Philippines has squabbled with China for years over the South China Sea, but relations appear to have improved canada goose outlet toronto factory under President Rodrigo Duterte, who was scheduled to meet canada goose replica Chinese Vice Premier Wang buy canada goose jacket Yang in Davao City in the southern Philippines on Friday.

The minister said Duterte had given approval to upgrade facilities not only on Thitu but on the eight other features canada goose uk in the South China Sea it occupies.

Defence canada goose clearance ministry spokesman Arsenio Andolong canada goose said landing on a porous runway getcanadagooseoutlet on Thitu after heavy rains would have been dangerous.

A senior Philippine general said, however, the military also blocked a planned trip Canada Goose Online by a group of canada goose store lawmakers to Thitu on Thursday, more because of canada goose clearance sale concern over how China canada goose coats would react.

is a contested area, cheap Canada Goose that is not 100 percent ours, Lieutenant General Raul del Rosario told a Congressional hearing on Thursday.

why we are concerned if you fly there. Every time an aircraft flies there, it gets a warning and there are times they fire canadian goose jacket flares towards the aircraft.

The military declined to comment on Rosario statement.

A fishing community of about 110 people live on Thitu. China has troops on islands it occupies but not civilians.

China claims most of the South China Sea, a strategic waterway through which about $5 trillion of goods passes each year. Brunei, Malaysia, Canada Goose Jackets the Philippines, Taiwan and Vietnam also have claims. (Reporting by Manuel Mogato; Editing by Andrew Roche).

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