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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
Beijing’s reclamation on disputed areas has destroyed coral reefs, Manila says
The Department of Foreign Affairs (DFA) on Monday refuted China's claim that its ongoing reclamation activities on the disputed West Philippine Sea have not damaged the area's ecological environment. This handout photo ...
- April 14, 2015
US warship in disputed sea raises China's ire
The US Navy sent a guided-missile destroyer close to China's man-made islands in the disputed South China Sea on Tuesday, drawing an angry rebuke from Beijing, which said it warned and followed the American Vessel. The ...
- October 28, 2015
Fishing, exploration impeded by China - PHL to Hague court
The Philippines has been prevented by China from fishing and exploration activities in the South China Sea, Manila’s lead counsel told the Permanent Court of Arbitration on the first day of hearing on the merits of the ...
- November 26, 2015
US cautions on 'egregious' rules in disputed sea
Some countries appear to view freedom of the seas as “up for grabs” in the South China Sea, imposing superfluous warnings and restrictions that threaten stability, a US Navy commander said on Tuesday in comments apparently ...
- October 7, 2015
PHL argues vs China's claims in Hague tribunal
The Philippines opened its case against China before an international arbitration tribunal, saying Beijing is disallowed from exercising its “historic rights” over waters of the South China Sea beyond its entitlement limits ...
- July 9, 2015