Tuesday, June 9, 2015
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Maritime News

Everything You Need to Know About the South China Sea Conflict… In Five Questions

Whose South China Sea is it,

June 9, 2015
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Saturday, June 6, 2015
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Tensions Rise As Taiwan Coast Guard Launches New Ships

BY J.R. WU (Reuters)Taiwan’s coast guard on Saturday commissioned its biggest ships for duty in the form of two 3,000-ton patrol vessels, as the island

June 6, 2015
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Wednesday, June 3, 2015

Aquino Says Asia Tensions Remind Him of Pre-War Nazi Germany

(Bloomberg) Philippine President Benigno Aquino said the situation in Asia reminds him of the international community’s failure to contain Nazi Germany

June 3, 2015
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Sunday, May 31, 2015

Pentagon Pledges $18 million To Hanoi For Metal Shark Patrol Boats

(Reuters) May 31 U.S. Defense Secretary Ash Carter pledged $18 million on Sunday to help Vietnam buy U.S. patrol boats, shortly after touring a Vietnamese

May 31, 2015
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Saturday, May 30, 2015
Mischief Reef in the disputed Spratly Islands

Beijing Angered By U.S. Defense Secretary’s Comments

BY DAVID ALEXANDER AND RACHEL ARMSTRONG (Reuters) U.S. Defense Secretary Ash Carter said on Saturday that China’s island-building in the South China Sea

May 30, 2015
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Monday, May 25, 2015

South China Sea – Philippines seeks stronger U.S. commitment

by Manuel Mogato (Reuters) The Philippines is seeking a “stronger commitment” from the United States to help its ally, the defense minister said on

May 25, 2015
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South China Sea – Maritime Build-up Accelerates

(Reuters) Southeast Asian nations are prioritizing spending on their navies and coastguards amid rising tensions in the South China Sea, but as their

May 25, 2015
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Thursday, May 21, 2015
Maritime News

China and U.S. Navy Have Had Two Confrontations in South China Sea This Week

China asserted the right to maintain security over islands it’s building in the South China Sea, after the country’s navy ordered a U.S. surveillance plane

May 21, 2015
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Saturday, May 16, 2015

South China Sea – Philippines Wants “Urgent Action”

The United States and China clashed over a territorial dispute in the South China Sea on Saturday, as China’s foreign minister asserted its sovereignty

May 16, 2015
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Friday, April 17, 2015
Satellite image of dredgers depositing sand on the northern rim of the Mischief Reef
Maritime News

China May Gain Control of South China Sea, U.S. Navy Says

China’s island building program in the South China Sea may result in it gaining control of some of the world’s most important waterways, the U.S.’s most

April 17, 2015
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Friday, April 10, 2015
Satellite image of dredgers depositing sand on the northern rim of the Mischief Reef

Obama ‘Concerned’ Over China Bullying Others in South China Sea

U.S. President Barack Obama said the U.S. is concerned that China is using its “muscle and power” to dominate smaller countries, hours after China defended

April 10, 2015
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Wednesday, September 10, 2014
Maritime News

Vietnam Says Chinese Vessels Attacked Fishermen Near Paracels

Vietnam demanded compensation after Chinese boats allegedly rammed and robbed its fishing boats and beat some members of their crews, fanning tensions already

September 10, 2014
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Thursday, August 7, 2014

China to Build Lighthouses on Five Isles in Defiance of US Call

China plans to build lighthouses on five islands in the South China Sea, state media reported on Thursday, in defiance of calls from the United States and the

August 7, 2014
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Friday, August 1, 2014
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In the Face of China, Japan Makes Bold Gift to Vietnam

Japanese Foreign Minister Fumio Kishida made an unprecedented announcement during his visit to Vietnam – one that may serve to heighten tensions in the

August 1, 2014
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Tuesday, July 15, 2014
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China’s Deepwater Drilling Rig Finds Oil Off Vietnam

By John Ruwitch and Nguyen Phuong Linh SHANGHAI/HANOI, July 16 (Reuters) – A Chinese oil rig has finished drilling near the disputed Paracel islands in

July 15, 2014
Total Views: 19

Thursday, July 3, 2014
Maritime News

China Seeks Great Maritime Power Status After Centuries of Retreat

Almost a century before Christopher Columbus discovered America, Zheng in 1405 embarked on a series of voyages with ships of unrivaled size and technical

July 3, 2014
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Friday, June 27, 2014
Maritime News

Chinese Trawler Sinks in Disputed Waters with Japan

Five Chinese fishermen are missing after a trawler sank on Friday in waters to the north of islands disputed with Japan in the East China Sea in what appeared

June 27, 2014
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Thursday, June 26, 2014

China: Second Oil Rig Starts Drilling in South China Sea

China said one of its oil rigs has arrived in its drilling location in the South China Sea, more than 100 miles (160 kilometers) off the coast of

June 26, 2014
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Friday, June 20, 2014
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China Sends More Drilling Rigs to the South China Sea

By Megha Rajagopalan and Charlie Zhu BEIJING/HONG KONG, June 20 (Reuters) – China has sent four more oil rigs into the South China Sea in a sign that

June 20, 2014
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Friday, June 6, 2014
Maritime News

Kemp: China’s Nine Dash Line and the Law of the Sea

Territorial disputes over tiny islands and reefs in the South China Sea are poisoning relations between China and its neighbours in Southeast

June 6, 2014
Total Views: 4