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US to keep confronting Beijing in S. China Sea - Mattis
Defense Secretary Jim Mattis vowed Tuesday that the US would keep confronting China over its territorial claims in the South China Sea, where Beijing has established a significant military presence on contested islands. ...
- May 31, 2018
Australia buys high-tech drones to monitor South China Sea, Pacific
Australia will invest Aus$7 billion (US$5.2 billion) to develop and buy high-tech US drones for joint military operations and to monitor waters including the South China Sea, it said Tuesday. Canberra has been embarking ...
- May 27, 2018
China, US warships face-off in disputed South China Sea
China expressed anger on Tuesday after a US Navy destroyer sailed near islands claimed by China in the disputed South China Sea, saying it was resolutely opposed to an operation that it called a threat to its sovereignty. ...
- October 3, 2018
Duterte appeals to China: ‘Right of innocent passage of vessels and aircraft must be respected’
President Duterte has urged China to “temper” its behavior in the South China Sea, saying the right of innocent passage of vessels and aircraft must be respected. The President issued the statement following reports that ...
- August 16, 2018
Japan conducts first submarine drill in disputed sea-reports
Japan has carried out its first submarine drill in the South China Sea, a newspaper said Monday, a move that could provoke Beijing which claims most of the disputed waters. Submarine Kuroshio on Thursday joined three ...
- September 18, 2018
US B-52s fly over South and East China Seas
US B-52 bombers have recently conducted transit operations in the South China Sea and East China Sea, the Pentagon said Wednesday, amid soaring tensions with Beijing over trade tariffs. Late Tuesday the heavy bombers ...
- September 28, 2018