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Sunday, April 14, 2024
Senior Biden Administration officials at meeting with senior Philippines officials
Navy

Philippines Tells US It Will Assert South China Sea Rights

By David Brunnstrom (Reuters) – The Philippines is determined to assert its sovereign rights in the South China Sea, its foreign secretary said on Friday

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Friday, April 12, 2024
Chinese Coast Guard vessels fire water cannons towards a Philippine resupply vessel Unaizah May 4 on its way to a resupply mission at Second Thomas Shoal in the South China Sea. REUTERS/Adrian Portugal
Shipping

Philippines Says it Will Assert South China Sea Rights in Meeting with U.S.

By David Brunnstrom and Simon Lewis WASHINGTON, April 12 (Reuters) – The Philippines is determined to assert its sovereign rights in the South China

April 12, 2024
Total Views: 5670

Wednesday, April 10, 2024
car carrier
Shipping

China’s EV Export Boom Fuels Surge in Demand for New Car-Carrying Ships

BEIJING/SHANGHAI, April 10 (Reuters) – Chinese automakers and shippers are ordering a record number of car-carrying vessels to support a boom

April 10, 2024
Total Views: 1093

The U.S. Coast Guard Cutter Harriet Lane (WMEC 903) and crew prepare to moor in Pearl Harbor, Hawaii after a 79-day Operation Blue Pacific patrol, April 9, 2024. The cutter and crew made port calls in American Samoa, Samoa, Fiji, Vanuatu, Australia, Papua New Guinea, and the Marshall Islands. U.S. Coast Guard Photo
Defense

U.S. Coast Guard Says Boardings of Chinese Fishing Vessels in South Pacific Legal

SYDNEY/WELLINGTON, April 10 (Reuters) – The U.S. Coast Guard has rejected comments by a Chinese diplomat that its recent boardings of

April 10, 2024
Total Views: 4566

Monday, April 1, 2024
Chinese Maritime Militia vessels are pictured near the Second Thomas Shoal in the South China Sea
News

Philippines to Boost Diplomacy and Defence Capability as South China Sea ‘Countermeasures’

MANILA, April 1 (Reuters) – Countermeasures by the Philippines to China’s conduct in the South China Sea will entail strengthening its defence

April 1, 2024
Total Views: 410

Monday, March 25, 2024
New Zealand warship HMNZS Canterbury
Navy

New Zealand Navy Ship Deploys to Support Solomon Islands Election Amid Growing Concerns Over China

By Alasdair Pal(Reuters) – New Zealand said on Monday it will dispatch defence personnel, helicopters and a naval ship to the Solomon Islands to

March 25, 2024
Total Views: 1900

Saturday, March 23, 2024
Aerial view of tanker ship at sea. Stock Photo: Shutterstock/bob63
Shipping

Houthis Fired Missile at Chinese-Owned Ship in Red Sea, US Says

By Yi Wei Wong Mar 23, 2024(Bloomberg) –Yemen-based Houthis fired a missile at a Chinese-owned oil tanker called M/V Huang Pu on Saturday, the US

March 23, 2024
Total Views: 5647

Thursday, March 21, 2024
The Marlin Luanda pictured January 27, 2024, in the Gulf of Aden. Photo courtesy Indian Navy
Shipping

Houthis Agree to Give China and Russia Ships a Pass in Red Sea

(Bloomberg) — The Yemen-based Houthis have told China and Russia their ships can sail through the Red Sea and Gulf of Aden without being attacked,

March 21, 2024
Total Views: 4763

Tuesday, March 12, 2024
MSC Tessa, one of the world's largest containerships, under construction at Hudong-Zhonghua Shipbuilding in Shanghai, China. Photo courtesy CSSC.
Shipbuilding

US Labor Unions Call for Investigation Into China’s Unfair Shipbuilding Practices

The United Steelworkers Union (USW) has spearheaded a group of labor organizations to file a Section 301 petition urging the U.S. Trade Representative (USTR)

March 12, 2024
Total Views: 5556

Monday, March 11, 2024
Ukrainian coast guard patrols the "grain corridor" in the Black Sea. REUTERS/Thomas Peter
Shipping

U.S. Intelligence Report Says Country Faces ‘Increasingly Fragile World Order’

By Patricia Zengerle and Jonathan Landay WASHINGTON, March 11 (Reuters) – U.S. intelligence agencies said on Monday the country faces an

March 11, 2024
Total Views: 2668

Sunday, March 10, 2024
Philippines resupply mission in the South China Sea. REUTERS/Adrian Portugal
Offshore

US Key to Philippines’ Plan to Tap Oil, Gas in South China Sea

By Andreo Calonzo and Manolo Serapio Jr. Mar 10, 2024 (Bloomberg) –The Philippines is counting on the US and its allies to play a crucial role in

March 10, 2024
Total Views: 30999

Stacked containers and cranes are shown at the Port of Los Angeles in Los Angeles, California, U.S. November 22, 2021. REUTERS/Mike Blake
Ports

Shanghai Zhenhua Denies Posing Cybersecurity Risk To US Ports

BEIJING, March 10 (Reuters) – Shanghai Zhenhua Heavy Industries (ZPMC) said on Sunday its cranes do not pose a cybersecurity threat, after U.S.

March 10, 2024
Total Views: 2862

Saturday, March 9, 2024
Chinese Coast Guard vessels fire water cannons towards a Philippine resupply vessel Unaizah May 4 on its way to a resupply mission at Second Thomas Shoal in the South China Sea. REUTERS/Adrian Portugal TPX IMAGES OF THE DAY
Defense

Philippines Adopts New Defense Strategy Amid South China Sea Row

By Ditas Lopez Mar 9, 2024 (Bloomberg) —Philippine Defense Secretary Gilberto Teodoro has directed the military to enforce a new strategy to defend

March 9, 2024
Total Views: 56202

Friday, March 8, 2024
FILE PHOTO: The sun sets behind container cranes at the Port of Los Angeles in Los Angeles, California, U.S. October 14, 2021. REUTERS/David Swanson/File Photo
Ports

US Lawmakers Demand Answers from Chinese Crane Manufacturer Over Port Security Concerns

Key members of the House Homeland Security Committee are seeking answers from Shanghai Zhenhua Heavy Industries (ZPMC), a firm with close ties to the Chinese

March 8, 2024
Total Views: 2744

Thursday, March 7, 2024
FILE PHOTO: A Chinese coastguard ship sails during a military drill near Fuzhou, Fujian Province, near the Taiwan-controlled Matsu Islands that are close to the Chinese coast, China, April 8, 2023. REUTERS/Thomas Peter/File Photo/File Photo
Uncategorized

China Steps Up Grey-Zone Warfare to Exhaust Taiwan, Report Says

By Yimou Lee TAIPEI, March 7 (Reuters) – China has stepped up grey-zone warfare against Taiwan, aiming to make the areas around the democratic

March 7, 2024
Total Views: 1279

tanker at sea
Shipping

Tanker Liteyny Prospect, Hit by Sanctions, Docks in China to Offload Russian Oil

SINGAPORE/MOSCOW, March 7 (Reuters) – The Russian tanker Liteyny Prospect, hit by sanctions, has docked at the Chinese port of Huanghua to discharge

March 7, 2024
Total Views: 939

Tuesday, March 5, 2024
Philippine Coast Guard personnel inspect the hull of the ship during a collision incident between the Philippine Coast Guard vessel BRP Sindangan and a Chinese Coast Guard ship in the disputed South China Sea, March 5, 2024. Philippine Coast Guard/Handout via REUTERS
News

Philippines Calls Out China Over ‘Aggressive Actions’ in South China Sea

BEIJING/MANILA, March 5 (Reuters) – The Philippines summoned China’s deputy chief of mission in Manila on Tuesday to protest what it

March 5, 2024
Total Views: 3651

Thursday, February 29, 2024
Taiwan Faces Steady ‘Drip’ of Pressure from China
Shipping

Taiwan Faces Steady ‘Drip’ of Pressure from China

By Yimou Lee and Ben Blanchard TAIPEI, March 1 (Reuters) – Taiwan is facing a steady “drip, drip” of Chinese pressure ahead of the

February 29, 2024
Total Views: 1051

FILE PHOTO: A China Coast Guard ship is seen from a Philippine fishing boat at the disputed Scarborough Shoal April 6, 2017. Picture taken April 6, 2017. REUTERS/Erik De Castro/File Photo
News

Australia, Philippines Sign Maritime Accord as China Rises

(Bloomberg) — Australia and the Philippines have signed an agreement to boost collaboration on maritime security, including “promoting respect for

February 29, 2024
Total Views: 14141

Wednesday, February 28, 2024
A child looks on towards China's Xiamen city from the coast in Kinmen, Taiwan February 21, 2024. REUTERS/Ann Wang
News

China Says Its Coast Guard Patrols Around Taiwan’s Kinmen Islands ‘Beyond Reproach’

BEIJING, Feb 28 (Reuters) – China’s government said on Wednesday that its coast guard patrols around a group of Taiwanese islands near the

February 28, 2024
Total Views: 12824
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