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Trump vows to stop China taking South China Sea islands
The new administration of US President Donald Trump has vowed that the United States would prevent China from taking over territory in international waters in the South China Sea, something Chinese states media has warned ...
- January 25, 2017
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
China tests 1st locally made aircraft carrier
The possession of a homegrown aircraft carrier – which the defense ministry has said displaces 55,000 tons – places China among the few military powers with such vessels, including the United States, Russia and Britain. ...
- May 14, 2018
PH told not to give up terrorial claim vs China
China has told the Philippine government not to give up its claim to the disputed South China Sea but simply asked it to put some order on how to discuss that claim so the two countries could pursue a joint oil and gas ...
- April 13, 2018
PH tells China: Don’t seize Filipinos’ fish catch
The Philippines on Monday demanded that China stop its Coast Guard from confiscating the catch of Filipino fishermen in the West Philippine Sea, calling the practice “unacceptable.” The demand, aired by presidential ...
- June 12, 2018
China destroyer nearly rams US warship
A Chinese warship sailed within yards of an American destroyer — forcing it to change course — in an “unsafe and unprofessional” encounter as the US vessel was in contested waters in the South China Sea, an official said ...
- October 3, 2018
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
Fishery hotline set for Beijing, Hanoi
China and Vietnam have agreed to set up a hotline to resolve disputes in the China Sea, where clashes between fishermen have stoked tensions between the countries, state media reported Tuesday. The agreement was signed by ...
- June 22, 2013
China seeks military drills with Asean in disputed sea
China wants military exercises and energy exploration with Southeast Asian nations in disputed waters, according to a draft document, but it insists on outside countries being excluded in what analysts said was a bid to ...
- August 3, 2018