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South China Sea: Home to oil, gas reserves and rich fishing grounds

The South China Sea is home to key commercial shipping lanes and valuable oil and gas reserves, as well as rich fishing grounds.

It is the focus of several territorial disputes between China, which claims the vast majority of the waters, and Brunei, Malaysia, the Philippines, Vietnam and Taiwan.

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