Wednesday, August 25, 2021

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 areas including the enhancement of its...

August 25, 2021
Total Views: 1426

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

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 of strong rebukes by his...

May 17, 2021
Total Views: 2106

Thursday, March 4, 2021
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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: 4276

Tuesday, February 9, 2021

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: 3439

Monday, January 25, 2021
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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: 7477

Sunday, January 24, 2021

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: 5592

Tuesday, November 17, 2020

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: 2916

Wednesday, August 26, 2020

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: 105

Friday, July 17, 2020

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: 20

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: 13

Tuesday, July 7, 2020

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: 30

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: 148

Thursday, April 23, 2020

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: 41

Friday, February 22, 2019

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: 30

Thursday, February 21, 2019

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: 52

Tuesday, October 2, 2018

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: 607

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: 23

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: 13

Friday, June 15, 2018
Chinese Jiangkai II class frigate

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: 7

Thursday, May 10, 2018

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: 3