US warship sails near Mischief Reef
MetadataShow full item record
A US Navy destroyer carried out a "freedom of navigation" operation on Friday, coming within 12 nautical miles of an artificial island built by China in the South China Sea, US officials told Reuters. The operation was the latest attempt to counter what Washington sees as Beijing's efforts to limit freedom of navigation in the strategic waters, and comes as Trump is seeking China's cooperation to rein in North Korea. The United States has criticized China's construction of islands and build-up of military facilities in the sea, and is concerned they could be used to restrict free nautical movement.
US warship sails near Mischief Reef. (2017, August 11). Philippine Star, pp. 1, 14.
Disputes; Territorial waters; Navigation; Artificial islands; Law of the sea; International law; Exclusive economic zone; Continental shelves; Military operations; Defence craft; International agreements; International cooperation; US Navy; Reuters; Permanent Court of Arbitration in The Hague; Trump, Donald; Mattis, Jim; Obama, Barack
- The Philippine Star 
Showing items related by title, author, creator and subject.
Lee-Brago, Pia (The Philippine Star,
July 27, 2017, on page 2)The Philippines will not lose even a “single inch” of territory to China if ever it proceeds with its joint exploration deal with the Asian giant, which is claiming almost the entire South China Sea. Foreign Affairs Secretary ...
del Rosario, Albert (Philippine Daily Inquirer,
July 12, 2017, on page A13)Today marks the first anniversary of the arbitral tribunal’s award on the case that the Philippines filed against China. This anniversary presents an opportunity for us to look closely at our country’s direction. Together, ...
Mabasa, Roy; Quismorio, Ellson A. (Manila Bulletin,
March 30, 2017, on page 1-6)Talks between the Philippines and China to thresh out the dispute over the South China Sea have been scheduled in May. Both the Philippine and Chinese governments confirmed the scheduled discussions as part of the efforts ...