THE number of Chinese warships in the West Philippine Sea (WPS) has increased, but it is still within acceptable limits, the Philippine Navy (PN) said Wednesday.

Based on monitoring from June 4 to 10, a total of 146 Chinese ships were sighted in various areas in the West Philippine Sea, 22 of which were believed to be Chinese People's Liberation Army Navy (PLAN) warships, said Commo. Roy Vincent Trinidad.

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