|Arthur Dominic Villasanta |||Jun 07, 2017 09:50 AM EDT|
"In 2016, China focused its main effort on infrastructure construction at its outposts on the Spratly Islands," the report said.
|Arthur Dominic Villasanta |||May 25, 2017 08:56 PM EDT|
"The ship's actions demonstrated that Mischief Reef is not entitled to its own territorial sea regardless of whether an artificial island has been built on top of it."
|Desiree Sison |||Dec 18, 2016 07:58 AM EST|
Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte on Saturday said that Manila would not protest against China's militarization of the disputed South China Sea despite the latter's reported installation of weapons systems on the artificial islands it has built in the disputed strategic waterway.
|Arthur Dominic Villasanta |||Aug 09, 2016 10:35 AM EDT|
"China does not intend to pursue militarization" in the Spratlys.
|Desiree Sison |||Aug 09, 2016 07:56 AM EDT|
An international think tank said on Monday that contrary to Chinese President Xi Jinping's statement that Beijing would not militarize the disputed Spratlys Islands in the South China Sea, recent satellite images show that China has built "reinforced hangars" on several islets capable of housing fighter jets of the People's Liberation Army air force.
|Aaron Case |||May 24, 2016 09:11 AM EDT|
With a ruling on the South China Sea dispute between the Philippines and China expected in the next few weeks, China pleaded its case against the Philippines by placing an advertisement in a Canadian newspaper.
|Benjie Batanes |||Nov 28, 2015 07:32 AM EST|
The Philippine legal representatives at the Hague International Arbitration Court this week accused China of bullying and trying to physically expel its citizens from the disputed parts of the South China Sea. Beijing has refused to participate in the court proceedings and insists on bilateral negotiations instead to settle the dispute between the two countries.
Satellite Image of China's Completed Airstrip in Disputed South China Sea Reef Surfaces as President Xi Vows No Militarization of Islands
|Kwao Peppeh |||Sep 26, 2015 06:44 AM EDT|
Defense analysis company IHS Jane has released a satellite image of China's completed airstrip on the contested Fiery Cross Reef. This is the country's first airstrip in the Spratly Islands and experts say it could significantly boost China's surveillance capacity and expansion in the South China Sea.
|Geann Pineda |||Apr 10, 2015 08:34 PM EDT|
In a rare scenario, China has detailed its plans as it builds artificial islands in seven reefs in the disputed South China Sea.
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