south china sea


Monday, August 29, 2022
A U.S. Navy sailor looks through binoculars on the bridge as the Arleigh Burke-class guided-missile destroyer USS Mustin (DDG 89) during routine operations in the Taiwan Strait, August 18, 2020.
Navy

Solomon Islands Blocks All US Navy Ships

By Ben Westcott (Bloomberg) The Solomon Islands has temporarily suspended all naval visits by the US as relations continue to deteriorate between

August 29, 2022
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Friday, August 26, 2022
USCGC Oliver Henry
USCG

US Coast Guard Can’t Bunker In Solomon Islands 

By Kirsty Needham (Reuters) A United States Coast Guard vessel was unable to enter Solomon Islands for a routine port call because the Solomon Islands

August 26, 2022
Total Views: 14803

Saturday, July 16, 2022
Navy

U.S. Navy Ship Again Sails Near Disputed S. China Sea Island

BEIJING, July 16 (Reuters) – A U.S. Navy destroyer sailed near the disputed Spratly Islands on Saturday, the U.S.

July 16, 2022
Total Views: 17967

Thursday, July 14, 2022
USS Benfold Underway
Navy

China Says It ‘Drove’ U.S. Destroyer From Paracel Islands

 by Ben Blanchard  (Reuters) A U.S. destroyer sailed near the disputed Paracel Islands in the South China Sea on Wednesday, drawing an angry reaction

July 14, 2022
Total Views: 20187

Monday, June 20, 2022
Incidents

Hong Kong’s Iconic Jumbo Restaurant Capsizes In South China Sea

By Hayley Wong Jun 20, 2022 (Bloomberg) –Hong Kong’s iconic Jumbo Floating Restaurant capsized on Sunday after facing adverse conditions in the

June 20, 2022
Total Views: 15107

Sunday, June 12, 2022
china new destroyer Nanchang
Maritime Security

China Alarms US With Private Warnings To Avoid Taiwan Strait

By Peter Martin Jun 12, 2022, (Bloomberg) –Chinese military officials in recent months have repeatedly asserted that the Taiwan Strait isn’t

June 12, 2022
Total Views: 5248

Saturday, June 11, 2022
Defense

Philippines Protests China’s ‘Illegal’ Acts In Disputed South China Sea Atoll

MANILA, June 11 (Reuters) – The Philippines has lodged a new diplomatic protest against China’smaritime activities within

June 11, 2022
Total Views: 2050

Saturday, May 21, 2022
Defense

Biden, S.Korea’s Yoon Vow To Deter N.Korea With Bigger Drills And More Weapons

By Trevor Hunnicutt, Josh Smith and Hyonhee Shin SEOUL, May 21 (Reuters) – President Joe Biden and his new South Korean counterpart agreed on

May 21, 2022
Total Views: 1033

Saturday, April 9, 2022
Chinese militia vessels spotted at Sabina Shoal in South China Sea
Defense

Philippines’ Duterte, China’s Xi Call For Restraint In South China Sea

MANILA, April 9 (Reuters) – Philippines’ Rodrigo Duterte and Chinese President Xi Jinping stressed the need to exercise restraint to

April 9, 2022
Total Views: 2995

Sunday, March 27, 2022
Maritime Security

Philippine Coast Guard Accuses China Of  ‘Close Distance Maneuvering’ In Disputed Sea

MANILA, March 27 (Reuters) – The Philippine Coast Guard (PCG) on Sunday reported a recent incident of “close distance

March 27, 2022
Total Views: 2241

Saturday, March 12, 2022
FILE PHOTO: China's Liaoning aircraft carrier with accompanying fleet conducts a drill in an area of South China Sea
Offbeat

Vietnam Blocks Sony’s Movie “Uncharted” Over Disputed South China Sea Map

HANOI, March 12 (Reuters) – Vietnam has banned Sony’s action movie “Uncharted” from domestic distribution over a scene

March 12, 2022
Total Views: 2694

Thursday, March 10, 2022
People's Liberation Army (PLA Navy) ship Yueyang
Navy

China Tests Freedom Of Navigation With Partial Sea Closure

by Yimou Lee (Reuters) China closed off a part of the South China Sea close to Vietnam this month in its hunt for a crashed aircraft, Taiwan’s

March 10, 2022
Total Views: 2747

Saturday, March 5, 2022
PLA Chinese Navy sailors
Navy

China Warns Shipping Of South China Sea Naval Drills

by Ben Blanchard (Reuters) China is carrying out more than a week of military drills in the South China Sea in an area between its southern province of Hainan

March 5, 2022
Total Views: 2541

Friday, March 4, 2022
Navy

US Navy Salvages Sunk Stealth Fighter Jet From South China Sea

The United States Navy has recovered a state-of-the-art F-35C Lightning that fell into the South China Sea after a landing mishap in January. The aircraft was

March 4, 2022
Total Views: 8945

Saturday, January 22, 2022
Maritime Security

Dredgers Spotted Off Cambodian Base Where China’s Growing Influence Is Of Concern

By David Brunnstrom WASHINGTON, Jan 21 (Reuters) – Dredgers have been spotted off Cambodia’s Ream naval base, where China is funding construction work

January 22, 2022
Total Views: 7134

Monday, January 17, 2022
People's Liberation Army-Navy destroyer Qingdao
Maritime News

China Claims It Won’t ‘Bully’ Neighbors In The South China Sea

by Neil Jerome Morales (Reuters) China will not use its strength to “bully” its smaller neighbors including the Philippines, its foreign minister

January 17, 2022
Total Views: 2076

Saturday, December 4, 2021
RFS Admiral panteleyev (BPK 548) rimpac
Maritime Security

Russia, Southeast Asia Conclude First Joint Naval Exercise

AKARTA, Dec 4 (Reuters) – Russia and the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) have concluded their first joint naval exercise,

December 4, 2021
Total Views: 1890

Wednesday, August 25, 2021
Defense

Vice President Harris Offers Vietnam Support to Counter Beijing in South China Sea

By Nandita Bose HANOI, Aug 25 (Reuters) – U.S. Vice President Kamala Harris met Vietnam’s top leaders on Wednesday, offering support in several key

August 25, 2021
Total Views: 1455

Monday, May 17, 2021
Chinese vessels at Whitsun Reef, South China Sea
Defense

Philippines’ Duterte Issues Gag Order on Cabinet Over South China Sea Spat

MANILA, May 17 (Reuters) – Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte barred his cabinet from talking about the South China Sea in public on Monday after weeks

May 17, 2021
Total Views: 2117

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

March 4, 2021
Total Views: 4290