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Japan eyes options in maritime dispute
As tension mounts in the South China Sea over the U.S. military’s recent patrol challenging China’s territorial claims there, speculation has centered on what action Japan may take in the region. On Friday, Prime Minister ...
- November 9, 2015
What's the end game in the US- China face-off over the Spratlys?
Remember our boyhood days when a bully would place a chip on his shoulder and dare anyone to knock it off? If someone did, the bully had to fight the challenger or else lose face. By building artificial islands on sunken ...
- November 6, 2015
Palace: Nothing objectionable in China proposal
Malacañang finds “nothing objectionable” to China’s proposal to exclude non-Asian countries, such as the United States, from joint military exercises and energy exploration with Southeast Asian nations. Presidential ...
- August 4, 2018
Not a single island but the whole of Spratlys
Mischief Reef was lost under the Ramos presidency. Scarborough Shoal was lost under the Benigno Aquino III presidency. The Spratlys was surrendered to China under the Duterte presidency.
- May 30, 2018
'US to blame for any imminent South China Sea clash'
US naval operations in the South China Sea could spark conflict and the United States would be to blame if a clash occurred, a Chinese military researcher said on Wednesday. The warning came as Chinese and U.S. trade teams ...
- January 11, 2019
China builds maritime rescue hub; PH unfazed
China has established a “maritime rescue center” in the West Philippine Sea, the state-run Xinhua News Agency said Wednesday. The rescue center was opened Tuesday in Fiery Cross Reef or Kagitingan Reef, one of the ...
- January 31, 2019
China demands end to US surveilance after aircraft intercept
Beijing demanded an end to U.S. surveillance near China on Thursday after two of its fighter jets carried out what the Pentagon said was an “unsafe” intercept of a U.S. military reconnaissance aircraft over the South China ...
- May 21, 2016
US defense chief warns of conflict in disputed sea
SIMI VALLEY, United States: US Defense Secretary Ashton Carter warned on Saturday (Sunday in Manila) that land reclamation efforts and a military build-up in the West Philippine Sea (South China Sea) could lead to conflict ...
- November 9, 2015
Why South Korea will stay out of the South China [West PH] Sea
Several countries have been courting an increasingly active Japan to support them in asserting their maritime rights in the South China Sea against China's expanding presence. But South Korea may be slow to follow Japan's ...
- November 10, 2015
Obama puts maritime dispute on agenda as gathering begins
US President Barack H. Obama affirmed Washington's commitment to the Philippines security and to freedom of navigation in Asia on Tuesday, squarely putting tension over Beijing's claims to the South China Sea onto the ...
- November 18, 2015