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China to put up international maritime court
China will establish an international maritime judicial center, a report from the country’s top court said Sunday, as it seeks to shore up territorial claims to the South China Sea at the center of a growing regional ...
- March 14, 2016
China turns on lighthouse atop reef
China has expanded its presence in the contested South China Sea by switching on a lighthouse atop a reconstructed reef also claimed by Vietnam and the Philippines, state media said. The 55-meter-high (180-foot) facility ...
- April 7, 2016
Obama-Xi talks tackle sea dispute
US President Barack Obama opened a meeting with his Chinese counterpart Xi Jinping with a promise of candid discussion over Beijing’s alleged military buildup in the South China Sea. “We will have candid exchanges about ...
- April 2, 2016
Esperon: China, Philippines in 'friendly' understanding on Scarborough
The Philippines and China have reached a "friendly" understanding allowing Filipinos to fish around a disputed shoal seized by Beijing in 2012, a senior aide to President Rodrigo Duterte said Monday. Duterte negotiated the ...
- November 1, 2016
G7 sends strong message to china
With a keen eye on the Philippines’ legal battle with China over territory in the South China Sea, the leaders of the Group of Seven (G7) advanced democracies have agreed to send a strong message on the importance of ...
- May 28, 2016
Filipino fishers back from Panatag Shoal with big catch
After being chased away by a Chinese Coast Guard vessel from the Scarborough Shoal days earlier, fisherman Gil Bauya and his crew of eight were sailing home when they passed a fishing boat anchored off the rich fishing ...
- October 30, 2016
Phl informs US: no more joint sea patrols
The Philippines has officially informed the United States it had suspended joint patrols in the South China Sea with its long-time ally, following the orders from President Duterte. "They have been suspended for the time ...
- October 8, 2016
China militarizes South China Sea
China appears to have installed weapons, including anti-aircraft and anti-missile systems, on all seven of the artificial islands it has built in the South China Sea, a U.S. think tank reported, citing new satellite imagery. ...
- December 16, 2016
Vietnam activists thank Philippines
Activists in Vietnam held a brief rally outside the Philippine Embassy in Hanoi Sunday, holding up a banner that said “Thank you Philippines. You have a brave government.” The group was part of demonstrations in the ...
- July 18, 2016
World's nations meet in Paris to rescue ocean life this time
It took a decade to get to the negotiating table, and it could easily take another to finish the job, but UN talks in New York to safeguard life in the high seas finally begin in earnest on Monday (March 28).
- March 28, 2016