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US raises no objection over China aircraft carrier drill
The United States says China has the right to sail in international waters after a Chinese aircraft carrier cruised past Taiwan and into the contested South China Sea. Taiwan's Defense Ministry reported Monday that the ...
- December 29, 2016
New fighter jets to boost patrol in disputed water
Proud of its new iron eagles, the Armed Forces of the Philippines (AFP) now hopes to make good use of its newly acquired fighter jets in patrolling the West Philippine Sea. Philippine Air Force (PAF) chief Lt. Gen. Edgar ...
- December 15, 2016
Phl won't stop China action on reefs
The Philippines will not stop China from building military structures on disputed islands in the South China Sea, Foreign Affairs Secretary Perfecto Yasay Jr. said yesterday. “We cannot, we cannot stop China at this point ...
- December 17, 2016
Report: China's artificial islands now weaponized
China's artificial islands in the disputed South China Sea are now heavily fortified, according to Washington-based think tank Asian Maritime Transparency Initiative (AMTI). The Department of National Defense (DND), raising ...
- December 16, 2016
Vietnam begins dredging on South China Sea reef
Vietnam has begun dredging work on a disputed reef in the South China Sea, satellite imagery shows, the latest move by the communist state to bolster its claims in the strategic waterway. Activity visible on Ladd Reef in ...
- December 10, 2016
Trump slams Chinese construction in South China Sea
US president-elect Donald Trump complained about Chinese economic and military policy on Twitter on Sunday, showing no signs of a conciliatory approach after a phone conversation with Taiwan's president raised hackles in ...
- December 6, 2016
China begins daily civil flights to SCS outpost
China has begun daily civilian charter flights to Woody Island in the disputed South China Sea after having approved the airport there for civil operations, state news agency Xinhua said yesterday. China claims almost all ...
- December 23, 2016
Sino poachers kill coral reefs
Chinese poachers are using the propellers of their boats to destroy coral reefs at the disputed islands Spratlys and Pag-asa, marine biologist John McManus said, but no comment has been made by the foreign affairs department. ...
- September 24, 2016
Waiting for UN ruling, PH fishers turn jittery
The long wait for a United Nations tribunal ruling on the maritime row between the Philippines and China over the West Philippine Sea has made local fishermen jittery. The fishermen, who were driven away by Chinese coast ...
- June 30, 2016
Japan offers PH help in sea row
Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe on congratulated President-elect Rodrigo Duterte for his victory as he urged the incoming president to push for multilateral talks in settling the territorial disputes in the South China Sea.
- June 4, 2016