south china sea


Saturday, February 4, 2023
Indonesian Navy ships are seen at the Tanjung Wangi port as the search continues for the sunken KRI Nanggala-402 submarine
Maritime Security

Indonesia To Intensify Talks On Code For South China Sea

JAKARTA, Feb 4 (Reuters) – Indonesia plans to intensify talks with China and other Southeast Asian countries to finalize a code of conduct

2 hours ago
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Friday, January 27, 2023
Shipping

U.S. Demonstrates Military Might in Beijing’s Backyard

By Joseph Campbell ABOARD THE NIMITZ, South China Sea, Jan 27 (Reuters) – Over a few hours under grey skies, dozens of combat planes and helicopters

January 27, 2023
Total Views: 23469

Friday, December 30, 2022
Chinese Jet Buzzing USAF RC-135
Defense

US Air Force Gets Buzzed Over South China Sea

By Tony Capaccio (Bloomberg) A Chinese fighter plane flew within 20 feet (6 meters) of a US Air Force reconnaissance aircraft over the South China Sea in what

December 30, 2022
Total Views: 5308

Tuesday, December 20, 2022
Shipping

China Accused of Building on Unoccupied Reefs in South China Sea

By Philip J. Heijmans (Bloomberg) — China is building up several unoccupied land features in the South China Sea, according to Western officials, which

December 20, 2022
Total Views: 2801

Sunday, November 20, 2022
Defense

Kamala Harris Will Visit The South China Sea

By Karen Lema MANILA, Nov 21 (Reuters) – U.S. Vice President Kamala Harris will reaffirm American commitments to the defense of the

November 20, 2022
Total Views: 1373

Kamala Harris Navy Ship Visit
Navy

US Works To Reset Ties With The Philippines

By Trevor Hunnicutt (Reuters) U.S. Vice President Kamala Harris arrives in the Philippines on Sunday for talks aimed at reviving ties with Washington’s

November 20, 2022
Total Views: 1445

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
Total Views: 11435

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: 15036

Friday, July 29, 2022
Sailors man rails as USS Ronald Reagan departs for Yokosuka, Japan from Naval Station North Island in San Diego
Navy

US Navy Carrier Enters South China Sea Amid Taiwan Tensions

By Philip J. Heijmans and Tony Capaccio (Bloomberg) A US aircraft carrier and strike group have entered the South China Sea as part of what the 7th Fleet

July 29, 2022
Total Views: 33081

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: 18053

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: 20230

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: 15167

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: 5255

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: 2080

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: 1039

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: 3002

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: 2261

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: 2720

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: 2762

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: 2546