south china sea

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
Total Views: 147

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
Total Views: 40

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
Total Views: 22

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
Total Views: 8

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: 63

Saturday, July 16, 2016
China General Nuclear Ship

China’s Plans To Float Nuclear Reactors In Disputed Waters

by Kathy Chen and David Stanway (Reuters) China aims to launch a series of offshore nuclear power platforms to promote development in the South China Sea,

July 16, 2016
Total Views: 31

Tuesday, July 12, 2016
Maritime News

Vowing to Ignore South China Sea Ruling, China Says it Will Only ‘Intensify Conflict’

By David Brunnstrom and Ben Blanchard WASHINGTON/BEIJING, July 12 (Reuters) – An international tribunal’s ruling denying China’s claims in

July 12, 2016
Total Views: 40


Oil and Shipping Markets on Edge After South China Sea Ruling

By Henning Gloystein and Keith Wallis SINGAPORE, July 12 (Reuters) – Global oil and shipping markets reacted nervously on Tuesday after an international

July 12, 2016
Total Views: 48


Tribunal Overwhelmingly Rejects Beijing’s South China Sea Claims

By Anthony Deutsch and Ben Blanchard AMSTERDAM/BEIJING, July 12 (Reuters) – An arbitration court ruled on Tuesday that China has no historic title over

July 12, 2016
Total Views: 12

Monday, July 11, 2016
Maritime News

Why the Philippines’ South China Sea Legal Case Matters

HONG KONG/AMSTERDAM, July 11 (Reuters) – A panel of five judges at the Permanent Court of Arbitration in The Hague will announce on Tuesday their ruling

July 11, 2016
Total Views: 42

Saturday, July 9, 2016
A machine gun is mounted on U.S. Destroyer USS Momsen

American Warships Sail “Too Close” to Chinese-Held Reef

BY GREG TORODE (Reuters) U.S. destroyers have sailed close to Chinese-held reefs and islands in the disputed South China Sea in recent weeks, U.S. naval

July 9, 2016
Total Views: 2

Sunday, July 3, 2016
reclamation of China at Subi reef

South China Sea – Beijing in Propaganda Overdrive Ahead of Key Court Ruling

BY GREG TORODE AND MIKE COLLETT-WHITE (Reuters) As an international tribunal prepares to rule on Beijing’s territorial claims in the South China Sea,

July 3, 2016
Total Views: 6

Wednesday, June 29, 2016
Maritime News

Hague Court to Rule in July on Challenge to China’s Sea Claims

By David Tweed (Bloomberg) — An international court will rule next month on the validity of China’s claims to a large swath of one of the world’s

June 29, 2016
Total Views: 10

Tuesday, June 21, 2016
Maritime News

China COSCO Shipping Planning Cruise Route in Disputed South China Sea

SHANGHAI, June 21 (Reuters) – State-owned China COSCO Shipping Corp plans to launch cruise trips in the South China Sea next month, with the first route

June 21, 2016
Total Views: 107

Wednesday, June 8, 2016

China Plans Manned Subsea ‘Space Station’ in South China Sea

By Bloomberg News (Bloomberg) — China is speeding up efforts to design and build a manned deep-sea platform to help it hunt for minerals in the South

June 8, 2016
Total Views: 49

Monday, June 6, 2016
Maritime News

France Wants Coordinated EU Patrols in South China Sea

By David Roman (Bloomberg) — France will urge European Union nations to coordinate navy patrols to ensure a “regular and visible” presence in the

June 6, 2016
Total Views: 22

Monday, May 23, 2016
Maritime News

China to Base Advanced Search and Rescue Ship at Disputed South China Sea Island

BEIJING, May 23 (Reuters) – A Chinese government bureau is planning a base station for an advanced rescue ship in the disputed Spratly Islands, state

May 23, 2016
Total Views: 3

Tuesday, May 10, 2016
Maritime News

China Scrambles Fighter Jets as U.S. Navy Tests Freedom of Navigation Near Chinese-Claimed Reef

By Michael Martina, Greg Torode and Ben Blanchard BEIJING/HONG KONG, May 10 (Reuters) – China scrambled fighter jets on Tuesday as a U.S. navy ship

May 10, 2016
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Friday, April 29, 2016

China Denies U.S. Aircraft Carrier’s Hong Kong Port Visit

By David Brunnstrom and Greg Torode WASHINGTON/HONGKONG, April 29 (Reuters) – China has denied a request for a U.S. carrier strike group led by the USS

April 29, 2016
Total Views: 48

Sunday, April 17, 2016
Maritime News

China Steps Up Drills in South China Sea

BEIJING, April 17 (Reuters) – China’s South China Sea fleets have conducted training drills with upgraded methods that resemble actual combat

April 17, 2016
Total Views: 37