Territorial disputes in the South China Sea
|Iesha javed |||Mar 24, 2016 07:51 AM EDT|
The first Lancang-Mekong Cooperation (LMC) Leaders' Meeting "Shared River, Shared Future" started off on a hopeful note on March 23 at Sanya in China's Hainan province.
|Carlos Castillo |||Mar 14, 2016 09:19 AM EDT|
China will establish an international maritime judicial center to protect its national sovereignty and maritime rights, the country's Supreme People's Court announced on Sunday. The announcement was made by China's Chief Justice Zhou Qiang in a report issued during the annual meeting of the Chinese parliament in Beijing.
|Carlos Castillo |||Mar 10, 2016 05:53 AM EST|
The US plans to expand its rotation of bombers and refueling aircraft in Australia, the commander of the US Air Force in the Pacific said on Tuesday, as Washington seeks to enhance its presence in the region.
|Carlos Castillo |||Mar 01, 2016 03:34 AM EST|
South Korean diplomats in Beijing said on Monday that China's argument opposing the deployment of Terminal High Altitude Area Defense (THAAD) systems in the Korean Peninsula runs contrary to its construction of radar installations and other defensive facilities in the South China Sea.
|Carlos Castillo |||Feb 27, 2016 04:16 AM EST|
With a strongly-worded reiteration of its territorial claims over the Paracel and Spratly Islands, the government of Vietnam on Wednesday invited strategic partner India to its expand its exploration of natural resources within the country's exclusive economic zone (EEZ) in the South China Sea.
|Carlos Castillo |||Feb 25, 2016 05:44 AM EST|
For months last year, the US weighed the possible outcomes of challenging China's land reclamation activities in the South China Sea, but now that it has, the US Navy's top commander in the Pacific says Washington would not back down.
|Carlos Castillo |||Feb 23, 2016 06:40 AM EST|
Satellite images show China may be building a high-power radar system on a disputed territory in the South China Sea, according to the Center for Strategic and International Studies (CSIS).
|Carlos Castillo |||Feb 21, 2016 06:50 AM EST|
The Chinese government on Friday accused the US of militarizing the South China Sea, days after civilian satellite images suggesting Beijing had deployed missiles to the disputed Paracel Islands grabbed media attention around the world.
Vietnam Lodges Formal UN Complaint Against China; Beijing Accuses Philippines of 'Ulterior Political Purposes'
|Carlos Castillo |||Feb 20, 2016 04:34 AM EST|
The Vietnamese government on Friday submitted a formal complaint to the United Nations (UN) against China following reports that Beijing has deployed surface-to-air-missile (SAM) batteries to the Paracel Islands in the South China Sea.
|Carlos Castillo |||Feb 18, 2016 07:59 AM EST|
The technology gap between US and Chinese jet fighters is being narrowed, although the training and experience of US pilots still allows them an "unbelievably huge" advantage over their Chinese counterparts, a top US air force official has said.
|Carlos Castillo |||Feb 18, 2016 06:48 AM EST|
The White House made public on Wednesday a measure of its intelligence on China's activities in the South China Sea, suggesting that China is speeding up construction of military facilities in contested territories of the busy waterway.
|Carlos Castillo |||Feb 17, 2016 06:24 AM EST|
Taiwanese defense officials on Tuesday confirmed the presence of advanced surface-to-air missiles on a disputed island in the South China Sea under the control of China.
|Carlos Castillo |||Feb 17, 2016 06:15 AM EST|
US President Barrack Obama on Tuesday called for an end to land reclamation, new construction and all other activities contributing to the militarization of the South China Sea even as reports spread that China has deployed surface-to-air missile systems in the contested waters.
|Carlos Castillo |||Feb 16, 2016 06:16 AM EST|
The US Navy on Monday called on Beijing to clarify its intentions in the South China Sea, expressing concern that China's use of coast guard vessels to assert its claims in the disputed waters could lead to unwanted hostilities.
|Carlos Castillo |||Feb 14, 2016 07:49 AM EST|
The US-initiated meeting with Southeast Asian leaders, which kicks off Monday in California's Sunnylands resort, is likely to shine a harsh spotlight on China, experts have said.
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