Beijing said on Mo上海会所品茶微信nday it will continue to investigate thoro
ughly and carefully the collision of Chinese and Filipino boats in the
South China Sea, and handle the incident properly with Ma
nila based on facts and in a cooperative and friendly manner.
A Chinese fishing boat and a Filipino fishing boat collided accident
ally in the waters near Liyuetan in the South China Sea
early Monday morning, Foreign Ministry spokesman Lu Kang said.
Extending China’s condolences to the Filipino fishermen who expe
rienced the collision, Lu emphasized the collision wa
s an accident, and said China and the Philippines have communicated several times over the incident.
province, said his district has been trying to address the issue of extravagance.
Li said they were trying to reverse the trend of residents comparing the hosting of w
edding ceremonies and funerals, which has resulted in jealousy and complaints.
The district has ordered all officials to take the lead in rejecting the trend, and residents in 265 village
s have signed letters of commitment against extravagance in hosting such events, he said.
The district has also released a standard on hosting such events to prevent comparison among villagers. It includes re
quiring the wedding ceremony be finished within a day and no fireworks, he said.
Through these efforts, expenditure on events has been significantly reduced, which has been welcomed by villagers, Li said.