Washington-based think-tank the Asia Marine Transparency Initiative (AMTI) has released a report tracking frenetic shipping movements around several South China Sea resource claims. Malaysia, Vietnam and China are all posturing to stake their claim on these valuable patches of water.
Brunei, Malaysia, the Philippines, Taiwan and Vietnam dispute all or parts of China’s claims to the 3.5 million-square-kilometer sea that stretches from Hong Kong south to Borneo.
IN another instance of Philippine media’s boundless faith in the country’s former colonial master, nearly all newspapers the other day banner-headlined US Secretary of State Michael Richar.
The battle for the South China Sea is heating up. Vietnam. Malaysia. The Philippines. All have drawn lines in the sandbars against China. But it may already be too late.
There cannot be conflict between China and the US over the South China Sea, China's Foreign Minister warns during a press conference with his Australian counterpart Julie Bishop.
As outbreaks debilitate the US navy, there are fears China may be using the coronavirus pandemic as cover for asserting control over the South China Sea. A Vietnamese fishing boat has been rammed and sunk. Military aircraft have landed at its artificial-island fortresses.
Vietnam protested on Sunday at China saying it had established two administrative units on islands in the South China Sea, in Beijing's latest move to demonstrate its assertiveness in the disputed.
Tensions in the South China Sea, could escalate into conflict and war if countries start stationing their warships in the area, Malaysia’s Prime Minister, Mahathir Mohamad, has said.
Japan puts missiles on island idyll in preparation for war with China. Special report: Kim Sengupta reports from the disputed seas around China, where Japan is building radar, anti-aircraft guns and missile silos to counter what it sees as Chinese aggression.
Two US warships sail through Taiwan Strait in challenge to China. South China Sea: Duterte warns Beijing of 'suicide missions' to protect disputed island. Philippine military warns that hundreds.
In face of China's increasing claims in the South China Sea, its smaller neighbors have welcomed U.S. navy patrols in the area. Pictured: The aircraft carrier USS Theodore Roosevelt transits the.
The busy waterway is the latest flashpoint as relations between the world's biggest economies continue to strain. China said on Monday that it has warned two US ships sailing near disputed islands.
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China is finishing building air bases on artificial islands in the South China Sea and can deploy fighter jets and other military assets there at will, a US think tank warns. World 2:55pm Mar 29, 2017.
Two U.S. Navy warships sailed through the contentious South China Sea this week, a move likely to inflame tensions in a region caught between the U.S. and China’s competing influence.China’s People’s Liberation Army (PLA) deployed military aircraft to conduct an anti-submarine drill over the South China Sea, according to a report issued Friday by the PLA Navy.China conducts naval drills in the South China Sea Naval News 14:16 8-May-20 Beijing’s South China Sea fishing ban threatens to raise tensions South China Morning Post 13:15 8-May-20 Protecting the Rules-Based Order at the International Tribunal for the Law of the Sea Lawfare 13:12 8-May-20.