south china sea


Sunday, November 22, 2015
Shinzo Abe and Barack Obama
Navy

Japan May “Assist” US Navy In The South China Sea

By Isabel Reynolds (Bloomberg) – Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe told President Barack Obama he’ll consider sending the country’s maritime forces

November 22, 2015
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Navy

US Navy To Make Another South China Sea “Visit” In 2015

By Andrea Shalal and David Brunnstrom (Reuters) The U.S. Navy will likely carry out another patrol within 12 nautical miles of artificial

November 22, 2015
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Friday, November 13, 2015
Maritime News

China Argues Light Makes Right With South China Sea Beacons

By David Tweed (Bloomberg) — Lighthouses have for centuries guided the world’s seafarers, preventing ships from striking rocks and reefs and helping

November 13, 2015
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Thursday, October 29, 2015
Maritime News

China Holds Weight in Numbers in South China Sea

By Greg Torode HONG KONG, Oct 30 (Reuters) – When a U.S. Navy guided-missile destroyer sailed near one of Beijing’s artificial islands in the

October 29, 2015
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Wednesday, October 28, 2015
Subi Reef China Phillipines Dispute
Maritime News

U.S. Rivalry With China Heats Up Over Key Asia Shipping Lane

  By David Tweed and Sangwon Yoon (Bloomberg) — The moment the U.S. Navy sailed a warship into waters claimed by China in the South China Sea it

October 28, 2015
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Tuesday, October 27, 2015
Subi Reef China Phillipines Dispute
Maritime News

Ship Photos of the Day – China’s Man-Made Island at Subi Reef

Subi reef, located in the disputed Spratly Islands in the South China Sea, is shown in these handout satellite images provided by the Center for

October 27, 2015
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Mischief Reef in the disputed Spratly Islands
Maritime News

China Calls U.S. Challenge Over Island Threat to Regional Peace

  By David Tweed and Tony Capaccio (Bloomberg) — China said it will take “all necessary measures” to defend its territory after the U.S. sailed

October 27, 2015
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Monday, October 26, 2015
Maritime News

U.S. Navy Destroyer to Sail Within 12 Miles of China-Built Artificial Islands in South China Sea

  By Andrea Shalal and David Brunnstrom WASHINGTON, Oct 26 (Reuters) – The U.S. Navy plans to send the destroyer USS Lassen within 12 nautical miles

October 26, 2015
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Monday, October 19, 2015
Maritime News

China’s Lighthouses in Spratlys Beckon Recognition from Passing Ships

  By Greg Torode HONG KONG (Reuters) – The next time the United States sends warships by China’s man-made islands in the disputed South China,

October 19, 2015
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Wednesday, September 16, 2015
Satellite image of dredgers depositing sand on the northern rim of the Mischief Reef
News

China Continuing Land Reclamation in South China Sea, Expert Says

  By David Brunnstrom WASHINGTON, Sept 15 (Reuters) – China was carrying out land reclamation in contested waters of the South China Sea this month,

September 16, 2015
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Thursday, July 23, 2015
News

China Says Japan’s East China Sea Pictures Provoke Confrontation

  BEIJING, July 23 (Reuters) – Japan’s release of pictures of Chinese construction activity in the East China Sea will only provoke

July 23, 2015
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Monday, July 20, 2015
maersk drilling rig
News

Drillship Maersk Venturer to Start Drilling Exploratory Well in South China Sea

  MANILA, July 20 (Reuters) – An Australian-Filipino consortium led by Otto Energy Ltd is set to drill a deep-water exploratory well in the South

July 20, 2015
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Monday, June 22, 2015
Maritime News

In Show of Support, U.S. and Japan Join Philippines in Navy Drills Near South China Sea

The U.S. and Japan are conducting separate military drills with the Philippines near the disputed South China Sea, signaling support for the country as China

June 22, 2015
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Tuesday, June 9, 2015
Satellite image of dredgers depositing sand on the northern rim of the Mischief Reef
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
Taiwan Coast Guard patrol ships
Navy

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
News

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
Navy

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
Navy

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
Ayungin
Navy

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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China Buildup South China Sea
News

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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