south china sea

Monday, January 23, 2017
Maritime News

Trump White House Vows to Stop China Taking South China Sea Islands

By David Brunnstrom and Matt Spetalnick WASHINGTON, Jan 23 (Reuters) – The new U.S. administration of President Donald Trump vowed on Monday that the

January 23, 2017
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Thursday, January 12, 2017
Maritime News

China Pushes Back After Tillerson Warns on South China Sea

By Bloomberg News (Bloomberg) — China said it had the right to act in its own territory in the disputed South China Sea, pushing back after

January 12, 2017
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Friday, December 16, 2016

China Snatches Underwater Drone from Military Sealift Command Ship ‘Bowditch’ in South China Sea

By Phil Stewart WASHINGTON, Dec 16 (Reuters) – A Chinese warship has seized an underwater drone deployed by a U.S. oceanographic vessel in the South

December 16, 2016
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Friday, November 25, 2016
china ship

China Warns That U.S. Naval Patrols Threaten Sovereignty

(Bloomberg) American military vessels and aircraft carried out more than 700 patrols in the South China Sea region during 2015, making China the U.S.’s No. 1

November 25, 2016
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Friday, October 21, 2016

U.S. Carries Out Freedom-of-Navigation Operation in South China Sea

By Idrees Ali and Matt Spetalnick WASHINGTON, Oct 21 (Reuters) – A U.S. navy destroyer sailed near islands claimed by China in the South China Sea on

October 21, 2016
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Monday, October 3, 2016
Maritime News

Fishermen, Coast Guards Worry Singapore Most in South China Sea

By Rosalind Mathieson (Bloomberg) — The risk of a clash in the South China Sea lies with non-military ships, Singapore’s defense minister said, as

October 3, 2016
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Thursday, September 8, 2016
Shinzo Abe and Barack Obama

Beijing Warns US: Stay Out Of South China Sea Dispute

by Martin Farrer (TheGuardian) China has sent a coded warning to the United States to stay out of the South China Sea dispute after Beijing was again

September 8, 2016
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Saturday, September 3, 2016
U.S. President Barack Obama listens during a joint ratification of the Paris climate change agreement ahead of the G20 Summit at the West Lake State Guest House in Hangzhou

Obama Presses China On Maritime Treaty

By Roberta Rampton (Reuters) U.S. President Barack Obama pressed his Chinese counterpart Xi Jinping on Saturday on territorial disputes in the

September 3, 2016
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John Kerry on the bridge of a US Navy Ship

Kerry’s Soft Words Blunt U.S. Naval Power in South China Sea

By Eli Lake (Bloomberg) There are times when I want President Barack Obama to invent a global crisis for John Kerry to solve, just to keep his secretary of

September 3, 2016
Total Views: 36

Friday, September 2, 2016
A fisherman repairs his boat overlooking fishing boats that fish in the disputed Scarborough Shoal in the South China Sea, at Masinloc, Zambales, in the Philippines
Maritime News

ASEAN, China To Adopt Code for ‘Unplanned Encounters At Sea’

By Manuel Mogato (Reuters) Southeast Asian countries and China will establish hotlines and adopt communications protocols to avoid potential naval clashes

September 2, 2016
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Saturday, August 20, 2016
People's Liberation Army-Navy destroyer Qingdao

China Provokes Japan With Naval Drill In Its Backyard

by Ben Blanchard (Reuters) China’s navy has carried out drills in the Sea of Japan, the Chinese military’s official newspaper said on Friday,

August 20, 2016
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Thursday, August 18, 2016

China Is Hungry & Her Oceans Are Empty

  By Adam Minter (Bloomberg) On Wednesday, Indonesia celebrated its Independence Day with a bang — blowing up several

August 18, 2016
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Sunday, August 14, 2016

Japan To Build Island Missile Defense System

(Bloomberg) The Japanese government has decided on a plan to develop land-to-sea missiles with a range of 300 kilometers (186 miles) to protect the

August 14, 2016
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Saturday, August 13, 2016

Japan To Deliver Coast Guard Cutters To Philippines

by Manuel Mogato (Reuters) Japan and the Philippines have begun talks for the transfer of two large coast guard ships to Manila, to help patrol the disputed

August 13, 2016
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Wednesday, August 10, 2016
Maritime News

Did China Cyber Attack Vietnam Over South China Sea Dispute?

By John Boudreau and Mai Ngoc Chau (Bloomberg) — The spyware used in cyber attacks on Vietnam’s major airports and national carrier last month is now

August 10, 2016
Total Views: 59

Tuesday, August 9, 2016
Maritime News

Satellite Photos Suggest Chinese Military Build-Up on Disputed South China Sea Islands

WASHINGTON, Aug 9 (Reuters) – Satellite photographs taken in late July show China appears to have built reinforced aircraft hangars on its holdings in

August 9, 2016
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Sunday, August 7, 2016

East China Sea, Tensions Flare Between Japan And China

By Yuji Nakamura (Bloomberg) Japan said two Chinese vessels entered Japanese territorial waters near the disputed “Senkaku” or “Diaoyu” islands in the

August 7, 2016
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Friday, July 29, 2016

Why China Matters – U.S. Could Loose Offshore Drilling Rights To EEZ

By Peter Coy (Bloomberg) The U.S. and other coastal nations could lose millions of square nautical miles of ocean that are now in their exclusive economic

July 29, 2016
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Wednesday, July 20, 2016
Maritime News

China Eyes Eight Cruise Ships to Send to South China Sea

BEIJING, July 21 (Reuters) – Up to eight Chinese ships will offer cruises to the South China Sea over the next five years, a state-run newspaper said on

July 20, 2016
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Sunday, July 17, 2016
Maritime News

China Shrugs Off Court Decision – Is International Law A Joke?

by Noah Feldman (Bloomberg) An international court rules that China broke the law by building islands in the South China Sea. China doesn’t

July 17, 2016
Total Views: 59