Thursday, March 4, 2021
German Frigate FGS_Sachsen_Anhalt
Navy

German Warship To Depart On Freedom Of Navigation Patrol Of The South China Sea

(Reuters) – The United States on Wednesday hailed plans by NATO ally Germany to sail a warship across the contested South China Sea, calling it welcome support for a “rules-based...

March 4, 2021
Total Views: 3250

Tuesday, February 9, 2021
Defense

U.S. Aircraft Carriers Conduct Exercise in South China Sea

By Kari Lindberg (Bloomberg) — Two U.S. carriers conducted a military exercise in the South China Sea, signaling that U.S. President Joseph Biden and his administration are taking a strong stance...

February 9, 2021
Total Views: 3335

Monday, January 25, 2021
carrier USS Theodore Roosevelt USN
Defense

China Admonishes US Navy For South China Sea Carrier Patrol

By Cate Cadell (Reuters) – The United States often sends ships and aircraft into the South China Sea to “flex its muscles” and this is not good for peace, China’s...

January 25, 2021
Total Views: 7321

Sunday, January 24, 2021
Navy

US Carrier Group Enters The South China Sea

by Ben Blanchard (Reuters) – A U.S. aircraft carrier group led by the USS Theodore Roosevelt has entered the South China Sea to promote “freedom of the seas,” the U.S....

January 24, 2021
Total Views: 5540

Tuesday, November 17, 2020
Defense

Japan and Australia Reach Breakthrough Security Pact Over Disputed South China Sea

By Kiyoshi Takenaka and Ju-min Park TOKYO, Nov 17 (Reuters) – Japan and Australia agreed on a breakthrough defense pact on Tuesday allowing reciprocal visits for training and operations, and...

November 17, 2020
Total Views: 2906

Wednesday, August 26, 2020
Interesting

U.S. Dishes Out First Sanctions in South China Sea Dispute

By Susan Heavey, Daphne Psaledakis and David Brunnstrom WASHINGTON, Aug 26 (Reuters) – The United States on Wednesday blacklisted 24 Chinese companies and targeted individuals it said were part of...

August 26, 2020
Total Views: 71

Friday, July 17, 2020
Defense

U.S. Aircraft Carriers Return to South China Sea Amid Rising Tensions

By James Pearson HANOI, July 17 (Reuters) – For the second time in two weeks, the United States has deployed two aircraft carriers to the South China Sea, the U.S....

July 17, 2020
Total Views: 15

Tuesday, July 14, 2020
Maritime News

U.S. Says Room for Sanctions in Response to China in South China Sea

By Humeyra Pamuk and David Brunnstrom WASHINGTON, July 14 (Reuters) – The top U.S. diplomat for East Asia warned on Tuesday that Washington could respond with sanctions against Chinese officials...

July 14, 2020
Total Views: 6

Tuesday, July 7, 2020
Defense

U.S. Navy Aircraft Carriers Conduct South China Sea Drills as China Watches

By Tim Kelly TOKYO, July 6 (Reuters) – Two U.S. Navy aircraft carriers are conducting exercises in the contested South China Sea within sight of Chinese naval vessels spotted near...

July 7, 2020
Total Views: 20

Tuesday, May 12, 2020
Maritime News

Petronas Drillship Leaves South China Sea Waters After Standoff

By Rozanna Latiff and A. Ananthalakshmi KUALA LUMPUR, May 12 (Reuters) – An oil exploration vessel contracted by Malaysian state energy company Petronas that was involved in a standoff with...

May 12, 2020
Total Views: 97

Thursday, April 23, 2020
Defense

High-Seas Energy Fight Off Malaysia Draws U.S., Chinese Warships

By Philip J. Heijmans (Bloomberg) — Malaysia’s push to explore energy blocks off its coast has turned into a five-nation face off involving U.S. and Chinese warships, raising the risk of...

April 23, 2020
Total Views: 23

Friday, February 22, 2019
Navy

China’s Navy Seeks New Islands to Conquer

by James Stavridis (Bloomberg) A Defense Department report warns that China’s military buildup is reaching the point where it can attempt to “impose its will on the region and beyond.” Visiting...

February 22, 2019
Total Views: 17

Thursday, February 21, 2019
Defense

Royal Navy Warship Upsets China

by Andy MacAskill (Reuters) – Britain on Thursday admitted that talk by its defense minister of deploying a warship in the Pacific had complicated the delicate relationship with China. When...

February 21, 2019
Total Views: 30

Tuesday, October 2, 2018
Interesting

Photos Show Confrontation Between USS Decatur and a Chinese Navy Warship in South China Sea

gCaptain has just obtained photos showing a confrontation involving the U.S. Navy destroyer USS Decatur and a Chinese Navy warship in the disputed South China Sea over the weekend.  The...

October 2, 2018
Total Views: 116

Thursday, September 27, 2018
Maritime News

Japanese Carrier Drills with British Warship Heading to Contested South China Sea

By Tim Kelly ABOARD THE KAGA, Indian Ocean, Sept 27 (Reuters) – Japan’s biggest warship, the Kaga helicopter carrier, joined naval drills with Britain’s HMS Argyll in the Indian Ocean on...

September 27, 2018
Total Views: 20

Friday, August 10, 2018
Maritime News

China’s State Firms Cementing Lucrative Role in South China Sea, New Research Shows

By Greg Torode and Brenda Goh HONG KONG/SHANGHAI, Aug 9 (Reuters) – Beijing’s giant state-owned enterprises are playing an increasing role in China’s build-up in the South China Sea and could...

August 10, 2018
Total Views: 3

Friday, June 15, 2018
Chinese Jiangkai II class frigate
Defense

China Fire Missiles In South China Sea As Tensions Heighten

by Christian Shepherd (Reuters) – China’s navy carried out drills in the South China Sea to simulate fending off an aerial attack, state media said on Friday, as the country...

June 15, 2018
Total Views: 6

Thursday, May 10, 2018
News

China Sends Military Plane to Third South China Sea Airstrip

By David Tweed (Bloomberg) — China has landed a military plane on the last of its three airstrips in the disputed South China Sea, a Washington-based research institution said, amid renewed complaints...

May 10, 2018
Total Views: 2

Saturday, April 14, 2018
Chinese President Xi Jinping delivers a speech as he reviews a military display of Chinese People's Liberation Army (PLA) Navy in the South China Sea
Defense

Xi Presides Over China’s Largest-Ever Naval Operation

by Philip Wen (Reuters) – In full military uniform President Xi Jinping presided over the Chinese Navy’s largest-ever military display on Thursday, state media reported, the country’s latest show of...

April 14, 2018
Total Views: 5

Tuesday, February 13, 2018
HMS Sutherland
Defense

British Warship to Conduct Freedom of Navigation Operation in South China Sea – Media

SYDNEY, Feb 13 (Reuters) – A British warship will sail through the South China Sea next month to assert freedom-of-navigation rights, British Defence Secretary Gavin Williamson said in remarks published...

February 13, 2018
Total Views: 5