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As China makes its pitch for "a new stage of upgrading" in its relations with Asean, disputes with two member states over fish and fuel are ruffling the apparent calm over the South China Sea.
In the case of the Philippines, this week President Rodrigo Duterte had to defend his decision to allow the Chinese to fish in waters that form part of his country's Exclusive Economic Zone (EEZ).
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