south china sea

Monday, April 11, 2016
Maritime News

G7 Leaders Concerned By South China Sea Territorial Disputes

By Andy Sharp (Bloomberg) — Foreign Ministers from the Group of Seven leading economies expressed concern over territorial disputes in Asian waters where

April 11, 2016
Total Views: 40

Wednesday, April 6, 2016
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China Begins Operation of Lighthouse on Artificial Island in South China Sea

BEIJING, April 6 (Reuters) – China has begun operating a lighthouse on one of its artificial islands in the South China Sea near which a U.S. warship

April 6, 2016
Total Views: 63

Monday, March 28, 2016
Maritime News

Japan Opens Radar Station Close to Disputed Islands, Angering China

By Nobuhiro Kubo and Tim Kelly YONAGUNI, Japan, March 28 (Reuters) – Japan on Monday switched on a radar station in the East China Sea, giving it a

March 28, 2016
Total Views: 3

Saturday, March 26, 2016
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Maritime News

After Clash Chinese Flotilla Heads to Indonesia

by David Stanway (Reuters) Chinese ships left the port of Qingdao on Saturday to take part in naval exercises off the coast of Indonesia, China’s

March 26, 2016
Total Views: 40

Friday, March 25, 2016

Malaysia: 100 Chinese Boats in Malaysian Waters in South China Sea

KUALA LUMPUR, March 25 (Reuters) – About 100 Chinese fishing boats have been detected encroaching in Malaysia’s waters in the disputed South China

March 25, 2016
Total Views: 52

Tuesday, March 8, 2016
Maritime News

China: South China Sea Among World’s Freest Shipping Lanes

By Ben Blanchard BEIJING, March 8 (Reuters) – The South China Sea is one of the world’s freest and safest shipping lanes, Chinese Foreign Minister

March 8, 2016
Total Views: 34

Wednesday, March 2, 2016
Maritime News

China Blocking Philippine Boats’ Access to Fishing Grounds in South China Sea, Officials Say

By David Tweed and Ditas Lopez (Bloomberg) — China has stationed ships near a submerged reef in the South China Sea, blocking access by Philippine boats

March 2, 2016
Total Views: 6

Tuesday, February 23, 2016
Maritime News

China’s Island Radar Bigger Threat Than Missiles, CSIS Says

By David Tweed (Bloomberg) — China may be building a high-frequency radar installation in the disputed South China Sea, posing a bigger threat to the

February 23, 2016
Total Views: 54

Wednesday, February 17, 2016
Maritime News

China’s Missile Move Sparks Questions on South China Sea Plans

By David Tweed (Bloomberg) — China sparked new questions about its intentions in the South China Sea after it deployed surface-to- air missiles to a

February 17, 2016
Total Views: 0

Monday, February 15, 2016
Maritime News

U.S. Concerned by China Using Non-Navy Boats in South China Sea

By Rosalind Mathieson (Bloomberg) — China’s increased reliance on non-naval ships to assert its claims in the South China Sea is complicating U.S.

February 15, 2016
Total Views: 84

Saturday, January 30, 2016
Maritime News

U.S. Navy Sends Warship Near Disputed South China Sea Island

By Phil Stewart and Nathaniel Taplin WASHINGTON/SHANGHAI, Jan 30 (Reuters) – A U.S. Navy destroyer sailed within 12 nautical miles of an island claimed

January 30, 2016
Total Views: 68

Wednesday, January 20, 2016
Maritime News

China Denies Drilling in Disputed Waters

BEIJING, Jan 20 (Reuters) – China’s Foreign Ministry said on Wednesday that a $1-billion deepwater oil rig was not drilling in disputed territory

January 20, 2016
Total Views: 2

Thursday, January 14, 2016
Maritime News

Shipping Industry Unfazed by South China Sea Tension

By Jonathan Saul and Jacob Gronholt-Pedersen LONDON/SINGAPORE, Jan 15 (Reuters) – China’s growing military presence in the South China Sea has

January 14, 2016
Total Views: 5

Tuesday, January 12, 2016
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Maritime News

China Coast Guard’s New Mega-Cutter Nicknamed ‘The Beast’ to Patrol South China Sea

By David Tweed (Bloomberg) — China has nearly finished a giant coast guard ship and will probably deploy it armed with machine guns and shells in the

January 12, 2016
Total Views: 318

Saturday, December 26, 2015

Japan Says an Armed Chinese Vessel Entered Its Waters for the First Time

By Yuji Nakamura (Bloomberg) — An armed Chinese government ship was one of three vessels that entered Japan’s territorial waters near disputed islands

December 26, 2015
Total Views: 50

Wednesday, December 23, 2015
Maritime News

Japan Spots Armed Chinese Coast Guard Ship Near Disputed Islands

TOKYO, Dec 23 (Reuters) – A Chinese coastguard ship equipped with what appeared to be four gun turrets was sighted near disputed islands in the East

December 23, 2015
Total Views: 34

Tuesday, December 15, 2015
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US Fleet Commander Warns Of Arms Race With China

BY TIM KELLY (Reuters) In a recent video U.S. Pacific Fleet Commander warns of a possible arms race in the disputed South China Sea which could

December 15, 2015
Total Views: 13

Wednesday, December 2, 2015

China may pay “international price” in South China Sea

By Greg Torode and Manuel Mogato (Reuters) HONG KONG/MANILA – When an international court ruled in late October that it had jurisdiction to hear a case

December 2, 2015
Total Views: 6

Sunday, November 22, 2015

Japan Pushes Aussies on South China Sea Patrol Submarines

by Michael Heath (Bloomberg) – Japan’s foreign and defense ministers reiterated concerns about China’s strengthening position in the South

November 22, 2015
Total Views: 3

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China Says Island Building Protects Distant Reefs

By David Tweed (Bloomberg) – China refuted claims it is militarizing the disputed South China Sea, saying it needs to build facilities on

November 22, 2015
Total Views: 6