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Here’s why it will be dangerous to cross over the South China Sea anytime soon

25 Dec , 2016  

Here’s why it will be dangerous to cross over the South China Sea, and airspace anytime soon. A western media reported Friday that China is planning to deploy more surface-to-air missiles in the South China Sea islands under its control. An independent US media source disclosed that Beijing intends to go ahead with its plan […]

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China gains control of Philippines’ Quirino Atoll of Spratly islands

2 Mar , 2016  

China gains control of Philippines’ Quirino Atoll of Spratly islands as the tension caused by intrusions in the West Philippine Sea continues. The traditional fishing grounds of Filipino fisherman around, and including, Quirino Atoll or Jackson Atoll has been taken over by the Chinese, reports from national papers said. The area around the atoll is […]

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Hague starts hearing of Philippine – China arbitration case on Nov. 24

11 Nov , 2015  

The Netherlands-based Permanent Court of Arbitration at The Hague will hold a one-week hearing starting Nov. 24 on the Philippines’ case challenging China’s enormous claim on disputed South China (West Philippine) sea territories. “Oral hearing on the merits of the Philippines-China arbitration case under Annex VII of the United Nations Convention on the Law of […]

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US to send naval ships to patrol South China Sea

19 Oct , 2015  

The United States has told nations in Southeast Asia it will send naval vessels soon into what China claims as its territory in the disputed South China Sea (also officially referred to as the West Philippine Sea in Manila), diplomatic sources said Sunday. The United States is expected to sail warships within 12 nautical miles […]

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