Ship attempts to ease South China Sea tension

A scientific expedition aims to ease growing tension between China and its neighbours over a territorial dispute.

    A US-operated, Chinese-funded ship is on a scientific expedition to the South China Sea.
     
    It's being touted as an attempt to ease tensions between China and neighbouring nations over a territorial dispute. 
      
    Al Jazeera's Rob McBride reports from Hong Kong.

    SOURCE: Al Jazeera


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