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China continues South China Sea military action despite COVID-19

The Philippines attempts to remind Beijing that tackling the pandemic is the first priority amid military activities in disputed areas.

Despite the continuing coronavirus pandemic, China has not slowed its military and research activities in disputed areas of the South China Sea. Now, in an unusual move, the Philippines is getting involved.

Al Jazeera’s Barnaby Lo has more from Manila, the capital of the Philippines.