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The Borneo Post
Duterte-led Philippines stakes new claim on Sabahwith Malaya and Singapore in 1963. Apart from Sabah, the Philippines media als
Duterte-led Philippines stakes new claim on Sabah
The Borneo Post / Posted 22 hours ago
with Malaya and Singapore in 1963. Apart from Sabah, the Philippines media also reported that Duterte is also claiming the Spratly Islands located in the West Philippine Sea which has been claimed by China. China has maintained that the disputed... Read more
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Inquirier.net
US naval, air maneuvers become ‘new normal’ in Asia Pacificguests attend the completion ceremony for the construction of a lighthouse on Z
US naval, air maneuvers become ‘new normal’ in Asia Pacific
Inquirier.net / Posted yesterday
guests attend the completion ceremony for the construction of a lighthouse on Zhubi Reef of Nansha Islands, known as the Spratly Islands, in the South China Sea. The words in this photo read “China Nansha Zhubi Lighthouse”. AP “China has taken... Read more
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Sabah Daily Express
Duterte also challenges China's claimis beside the point. The point is, that is ours," Duterte told a press conferen
Duterte also challenges China's claim
Sabah Daily Express / Posted yesterday
is beside the point. The point is, that is ours," Duterte told a press conference. He was referring to territories in the Spratly Islands in the West Philippine Sea, which were claimed by China when the Asian giant built artificial islands on... Read more
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Daily Mail
China 'using drones with stealth capabilities in the South China Sea'militarising the sea after creating some 3,200 acres of artificial islands atop
China 'using drones with stealth capabilities in the South China Sea'
Daily Mail / Posted 2 days ago
militarising the sea after creating some 3,200 acres of artificial islands atop former rocks and reefs farther south in the Spratly Islands, while Beijing, in turn, has criticised increased US naval patrols and exercises in Asia. China first built... Read more
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The Manila Times
South China Sea: How we got to this stageabout what name to use in referring to the disputed areas. Most ASEAN member st
South China Sea: How we got to this stage
The Manila Times / Posted 2 days ago
about what name to use in referring to the disputed areas. Most ASEAN member states wanted to use the expression of “Spratly Islands,” while having no objection to China using “Nansha Islands.” However, Vietnam insisted using “the Hoang Sa... Read more
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Aljazeera
Fabricating facts: An old-fashioned political tooldespite the opposition of other claimants and parties led by Washington. China
Fabricating facts: An old-fashioned political tool
Aljazeera / Posted 2 days ago
despite the opposition of other claimants and parties led by Washington. China claims "indisputable sovereignty" over the Spratly Islands - known in China as the Nansha Islands - where construction is centred. "China's construction and deployment... Read more
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Rappler
Treason? Aquino explains decisions during Scarborough standoffoutspoken Davao mayor said during the campaign that he will jestki to a Chinese
Treason? Aquino explains decisions during Scarborough standoff
Rappler / Posted 2 days ago
outspoken Davao mayor said during the campaign that he will jestki to a Chinese-occupied maritime feature in the Spratly Islands and hoist the Philippine flag on it to proclaim the country's ownership of the disputed territory. These... Read more
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FOX News
New satellite imagery shows Chinese drone on contested islandChina has constructed 3,200 acres of artificial islands atop former rocks and r
New satellite imagery shows Chinese drone on contested island
FOX News / Posted 2 days ago
China has constructed 3,200 acres of artificial islands atop former rocks and reefs farther south in the Spratly Islands according to a recent Pentagon report to Congress. Over $5 trillion in cargo and natural resources pass... Read more
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Swissinfo
Pentagon says China aircraft intercept violated 2015 agreementChinese dredging vessels are purportedly seen in the waters around Fiery Cross
Pentagon says China aircraft intercept violated 2015 agreement
Swissinfo / Posted 2 days ago
Chinese dredging vessels are purportedly seen in the waters around Fiery Cross Reef in the disputed Spratly Islands in the South China Sea in this still image from video taken by a P-8A Poseidon surveillance aircraft provided by the United States... Read more
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Manila Standard Today
We were contributors beforeand incomes of government corporations and state-owned enterprises. Remember t
We were contributors before
Manila Standard Today / Posted 2 days ago
and incomes of government corporations and state-owned enterprises. Remember the Malampaya gas field near the Spratly Islands? It is expected to provide government an income of $8 to $10 billion. Fort Bonifacio, which has an area of... Read more
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Inquirier.net
Leaders of G7 nations to pay close attention on maritime disputes in Asiain seeking international arbitration. The Philippines and China are embroiled
Leaders of G7 nations to pay close attention on maritime disputes in Asia
Inquirier.net / Posted 3 days ago
in seeking international arbitration. The Philippines and China are embroiled in an ownership dispute over the Spratly islands, a reputedly resource-rich chain of isles and atolls claimed by four other regional neighbors. Japan and the... Read more
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Inquirier.net
‘Have faith, Duterte will learn diplomacy’to cut ties with the United States and Australia and to ride a jet ski and plan
‘Have faith, Duterte will learn diplomacy’
Inquirier.net / Posted 3 days ago
to cut ties with the United States and Australia and to ride a jet ski and plant a Philippine flag in the disputed Spratly Islands, would eventually learn the careful and measured language of diplomacy. ‘He will do his best’ “He will do... Read more
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Manila Bulletin
PH to assert claims over Spratlys, Sabah – DuterteThe point is, that is ours,” Duterte said in a press conference early Thursday.
PH to assert claims over Spratlys, Sabah – Duterte
Manila Bulletin / Posted 3 days ago
The point is, that is ours,” Duterte said in a press conference early Thursday. He was referring to territories in the Spratly Islands in the West Philippine Sea, which were claimed by China when the Asian giant built artificial islands on... Read more
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Daily Mail
China to dispatch nuclear submarines to the Pacific this yearconflict (file image) China's island-building program and the Defense Departme
China to dispatch nuclear submarines to the Pacific this year
Daily Mail / Posted 3 days ago
conflict (file image) China's island-building program and the Defense Department said three of the land features in the Spratly Islands, in the South China Sea, now have runways (pictured) and large ports in various stages of construction It... Read more
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The Manila Times
China: Jet skiing to Spratlys and the multilateral imperativepossibly shark-infested waters of the South China Sea. A fast boat would have t
China: Jet skiing to Spratlys and the multilateral imperative
The Manila Times / Posted 3 days ago
possibly shark-infested waters of the South China Sea. A fast boat would have to pull jet skier President Duterte to the Spratly islands where he intends to land. Besides, the Chinese Coast Guard, which is as formidable as the Navy of the... Read more
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Aljazeera
Maritime security looms over G7 Summit in Japanbeen ramping up its land reclamation and infrastructure building projects in th
Maritime security looms over G7 Summit in Japan
Aljazeera / Posted 3 days ago
been ramping up its land reclamation and infrastructure building projects in the region. On Fiery Cross Reef, west of the Spratly Islands, China has expeditiously worked to reclaim nearly 3 million square metres through dredging activities.... Read more
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DW
G7 set to take clear stance on Asia's disputed waters |China Sea, Vietnam, the Philippines, Malaysia and Indonesia are at loggerhreads
G7 set to take clear stance on Asia's disputed waters |
DW / Posted 4 days ago
China Sea, Vietnam, the Philippines, Malaysia and Indonesia are at loggerhreads with each other and with China over the Spratly Islands. These, too, have offer resource reserves - fish, oil and gas, especially - and a strategic position in the... Read more
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Breitbart
Chinese Media: Obama’s Vietnam Visit Proves U.S. Doesn’t Care About Human Rightsto the Chinese government to become accustomed to them. On May 10, the USS Will
Chinese Media: Obama’s Vietnam Visit Proves U.S. Doesn’t Care About Human Rights
Breitbart / Posted 4 days ago
to the Chinese government to become accustomed to them. On May 10, the USS William P. Lawrence sailed through the contested Spratly Islands, the third such exercise in the past year, triggering an incendiary response from Beijing. The Philippines... Read more
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Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
Obama ends '70s-era ban on arms sales to Vietnamequipment for maritime defense. The Chinese military has also embarked on a la
Obama ends '70s-era ban on arms sales to Vietnam
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette / Posted 5 days ago
equipment for maritime defense. The Chinese military has also embarked on a land reclamation project in the disputed Spratly Islands, prompting the U.S. Navy to conduct two freedom of navigation missions aimed at dissuading Beijing from... Read more
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Reuters
Obama says will ensure freedom of navigation in South China SeaChinese dredging vessels are purportedly seen in the waters around Fiery Cross
Obama says will ensure freedom of navigation in South China Sea
Reuters / Posted 5 days ago
Chinese dredging vessels are purportedly seen in the waters around Fiery Cross Reef in the disputed Spratly Islands in the South China Sea in this still image from video taken by a P-8A Poseidon surveillance aircraft provided by the United States... Read more
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Scoop.co.nz
Why Was the PM Meeting with China’s Head Propagandist?needs to tell us whether he is standing up for New Zealand’s independent foreig
Why Was the PM Meeting with China’s Head Propagandist?
Scoop.co.nz / Posted 5 days ago
needs to tell us whether he is standing up for New Zealand’s independent foreign policy and our allies over the disputed Spratly Islands, or if he is instead kowtowing to the Chinese Communist Party.“This last matter is suggested by the Head of... Read more
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Hindustantimes.com
China plans base station for ship in South China SeaSea REUTERS BEIJING: A Chinese government bureau is planning a base station f
China plans base station for ship in South China Sea
Hindustantimes.com / Posted 5 days ago
Sea REUTERS BEIJING: A Chinese government bureau is planning a base station for an advanced rescue ship in the disputed Spratly Islands, state media reported on Monday, as China continues its push to develop civilian and military infrastructure... Read more
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Australian Broadcasting Corporation
Obama sends message to Beijing with Vietnam arms sales announcementto escalate tensions in the region. At the heart of these disputes are a serie
Obama sends message to Beijing with Vietnam arms sales announcement
Australian Broadcasting Corporation / Posted 5 days ago
to escalate tensions in the region. At the heart of these disputes are a series of barren islands in two groups - the Spratly Islands, off the coast of the Philippines, and the Paracel Islands, off the coasts of Vietnam and China.Both chains... Read more
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Athens Banner-Herald
US, Vietnam now have shared interests (Chicago Tribunethe past year, China has incited worry in its neighbors, including Vietnam, by
US, Vietnam now have shared interests (Chicago Tribune
Athens Banner-Herald / Posted 5 days ago
the past year, China has incited worry in its neighbors, including Vietnam, by enforcing territorial claims on the Spratly Islands in the South China Sea. The Chinese are building artificial islands, turning several into military outposts... Read more
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Inquirier.net
G7 meeting in Japan to tackle sea row in Asia Pacificover practically the entire South China Sea. The Philippines and China are emb
G7 meeting in Japan to tackle sea row in Asia Pacific
Inquirier.net / Posted 5 days ago
over practically the entire South China Sea. The Philippines and China are embroiled in an ownership dispute over the Spratly islands, a reputedly resource-rich chain of isles and atolls claimed by four other regional neighbors. China has... Read more
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Inquirier.net
Japanese diplomat expresses confidence in Duterteto cut ties with the United States and Australia and to ride a jet ski and plan
Japanese diplomat expresses confidence in Duterte
Inquirier.net / Posted 5 days ago
to cut ties with the United States and Australia and to ride a jet ski and plant a Philippine flag in the disputed Spratly islands, would eventually learn the careful and measured language of diplomacy. “He will do his best in learning... Read more
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SKY News
Why Is There A Dispute In The South China Sea?submerged but have been raised above high tide level by construction, according
Why Is There A Dispute In The South China Sea?
SKY News / Posted 6 days ago
submerged but have been raised above high tide level by construction, according to the UNCLOS. :: Who occupies what? The Spratly Islands are claimed in their entirety by China, Taiwan, and Vietnam, while parts are claimed by Malaysia, the... Read more
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The Financial Express
South China Sea: China plans base station in Spratly Islands for rescue operationsin South China Sea) A Chinese government bureau is planning a base station for
South China Sea: China plans base station in Spratly Islands for rescue operations
The Financial Express / Posted 6 days ago
in South China Sea) A Chinese government bureau is planning a base station for an advanced rescue ship in the disputed Spratly Islands, state media reported on Monday, as China continues its push to develop civilian and military infrastructure... Read more
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Reuters
China plans base station for rescue operations in South China SeaChinese dredging vessels are purportedly seen in the waters around Mischief Ree
China plans base station for rescue operations in South China Sea
Reuters / Posted 6 days ago
Chinese dredging vessels are purportedly seen in the waters around Mischief Reef in the disputed Spratly Islands in the South China Sea in this still image from video taken by a P-8A Poseidon surveillance aircraft provided by the United States Navy... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
China plans base station for rescue operations in South China SeaBEIJING: A Chinese government bureau is planning a base station for an advanced
China plans base station for rescue operations in South China Sea
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 6 days ago
BEIJING: A Chinese government bureau is planning a base station for an advanced rescue ship in the disputed Spratly Islands, state media reported on Monday, as China continues its push to develop civilian and military infrastructure in the... Read more
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The Star
China plans base station for rescue operations in South China SeaBEIJING (Reuters) - A Chinese government bureau is planning a base station for
China plans base station for rescue operations in South China Sea
The Star / Posted 6 days ago
BEIJING (Reuters) - A Chinese government bureau is planning a base station for an advanced rescue ship in the disputed Spratly Islands, state media reported on Monday, as China continues its push to develop civilian and military infrastructure in the... Read more
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Breitbart
Trump’s Mission: Make America Great Again; Peace with Honor—Through Deal-Makingfight over vital interests, but we might step back and ask ourselves: Do really
Trump’s Mission: Make America Great Again; Peace with Honor—Through Deal-Making
Breitbart / Posted 8 days ago
fight over vital interests, but we might step back and ask ourselves: Do really want to risk World War Three over the Spratly Islands? Yet today, that’s exactly what we’re doing. And yes, it’s all the more strange that even as we rattle our... Read more
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Manila Standard Today
Shaky peace over troubled seasresolve the territorial dispute. The Philippines calls the South China Sea the
Shaky peace over troubled seas
Manila Standard Today / Posted 8 days ago
resolve the territorial dispute. The Philippines calls the South China Sea the West Philippine Sea. Parts of the Spratly Islands, which the Philippines calls Kalayaan, or freedom—lie just over 100 miles from the Philippines but are more... Read more
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dna
Obama’s historic visit to Vietnam and India’s ‘Act East’ policyBeijing over the latter’s unprecedented spree of building artificial islands in
Obama’s historic visit to Vietnam and India’s ‘Act East’ policy
dna / Posted 8 days ago
Beijing over the latter’s unprecedented spree of building artificial islands in the region, especially around the oil-rich Spratly Islands. These tensions have built favourable common ground between the US and Vietnam and both Obama’s ‘Asia Pivot’... Read more
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Breitbart
Chinese Fighters Perform ‘Unsafe’ Intercept of U.S. Recon Plane over South China Seaout a so-called freedom-of-navigation operation (FONOP) within 12 n miles of Ch
Chinese Fighters Perform ‘Unsafe’ Intercept of U.S. Recon Plane over South China Sea
Breitbart / Posted 9 days ago
out a so-called freedom-of-navigation operation (FONOP) within 12 n miles of Chinese-controlled Fiery Cross Reef in the Spratly Islands chain. “The United States will fly, sail and operate wherever international law allows. That is true in the... Read more
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Daily Mail
China warning: We’re ready if US military stirs up conflictaggressive posture in the South China Sea as it seeks to intimidate neighbors V
China warning: We’re ready if US military stirs up conflict
Daily Mail / Posted 9 days ago
aggressive posture in the South China Sea as it seeks to intimidate neighbors Vietnam and the Philippines over the Spratly Islands, which are believed to be at the center of an oilfield. A tribunal at the Permanent Court of Arbitration in... Read more
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The New Statesman
The Tory civil warnautical miles of territorial waters claimed by Beijing off its newly construct
The Tory civil war
The New Statesman / Posted 9 days ago
nautical miles of territorial waters claimed by Beijing off its newly constructed base on Subi Reef, a speck of land in the Spratly Islands. China has built a radar- equipped weather station and stationed 200 troops there but its claim is disputed... Read more
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Inquirier.net
A decision that could ‘change the world’gas were discovered there in the 20th century. “Vietnam, the Philippines, Mala
A decision that could ‘change the world’
Inquirier.net / Posted 9 days ago
gas were discovered there in the 20th century. “Vietnam, the Philippines, Malaysia, etc, then ‘occupied’ parts of Nansha (Spratly Islands) and hence the territorial spat ensued,” said Li Guoqing, research fellow of the Institute of Chinese... Read more
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Canberra Times
South China Sea dispute: Chinese aircraft intercept US reconnaissance planeon May 17, the Pentagon said in a statement on Wednesday. Two Chinese passenge
South China Sea dispute: Chinese aircraft intercept US reconnaissance plane
Canberra Times / Posted 9 days ago
on May 17, the Pentagon said in a statement on Wednesday. Two Chinese passenger jets land on Fiery Cross Reef in the Spratly Islands in the South China Sea in January in a test to see whether its airstrip was up to standard. . Photo:... Read more
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dna
China demands end to US surveillance after aircraft interceptanti-ship weapon. The Pentagon last month called on China to reaffirm it has n
China demands end to US surveillance after aircraft intercept
dna / Posted 9 days ago
anti-ship weapon. The Pentagon last month called on China to reaffirm it has no plans to deploy military aircraft in the Spratly Islands after China used a military plane to evacuate sick workers from Fiery Cross Reef, where it has built a... Read more
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Reuters
China demands end to U.S. surveillance after aircraft interceptanti-ship weapon. The Pentagon last month called on China to reaffirm it has n
China demands end to U.S. surveillance after aircraft intercept
Reuters / Posted 9 days ago
anti-ship weapon. The Pentagon last month called on China to reaffirm it has no plans to deploy military aircraft in the Spratly Islands after China used a military plane to evacuate sick workers from Fiery Cross Reef, where it has built a... Read more
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Chicago Tribune
Why Vietnam and America are better friends than you thinkthe last year, China has incited worry in its neighbors, including Vietnam, by
Why Vietnam and America are better friends than you think
Chicago Tribune / Posted 9 days ago
the last year, China has incited worry in its neighbors, including Vietnam, by enforcing territorial claims on the Spratly Islands in the South China Sea. The Chinese are building artificial islands, turning several into military outposts... Read more
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The Huffington Post
Pentagon: Chinese Jets Intercept U.S. Military Plane Over South China Seaanti-ship weapon. The Pentagon last month called on China to reaffirm it has n
Pentagon: Chinese Jets Intercept U.S. Military Plane Over South China Sea
The Huffington Post / Posted 10 days ago
anti-ship weapon. The Pentagon last month called on China to reaffirm it has no plans to deploy military aircraft in the Spratly Islands after China used a military plane to evacuate sick workers from Fiery Cross Reef, where it has built a 3,000... Read more
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Brainerd Dispatch
Pentagon: Chinese jets intercept U.S. military plane over South...anti-ship weapon. The Pentagon last month called on China to reaffirm it has n
Pentagon: Chinese jets intercept U.S. military plane over South...
Brainerd Dispatch / Posted 10 days ago
anti-ship weapon. The Pentagon last month called on China to reaffirm it has no plans to deploy military aircraft in the Spratly Islands after China used a military plane to evacuate sick workers from Fiery Cross Reef, where it has built a 3,000... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
China demands end to US surveillance after aircraft interceptanti-ship weapon. The Pentagon last month called on China to reaffirm it has n
China demands end to US surveillance after aircraft intercept
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 10 days ago
anti-ship weapon. The Pentagon last month called on China to reaffirm it has no plans to deploy military aircraft in the Spratly Islands after China used a military plane to evacuate sick workers from Fiery Cross Reef, where it has built a... Read more
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The Star
China's foreign ministry calls on U.S. to stop close reconnaissanceanti-ship weapon. The Pentagon last month called on China to reaffirm it has n
China's foreign ministry calls on U.S. to stop close reconnaissance
The Star / Posted 10 days ago
anti-ship weapon. The Pentagon last month called on China to reaffirm it has no plans to deploy military aircraft in the Spratly Islands after China used a military plane to evacuate sick workers from Fiery Cross Reef, where it has built a... Read more
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Daily Mail
Chinese fighters come within 50ft of colliding with U.S. spy planeits newly-created artificial islands enjoy legal rights to territorial seas and
Chinese fighters come within 50ft of colliding with U.S. spy plane
Daily Mail / Posted 10 days ago
its newly-created artificial islands enjoy legal rights to territorial seas and airspace. Pictured, Fiery Cross Reef in the Spratly Islands 'Aggressive' On April 12, Russian SU-24 planes 'buzzed' the USS Donald Cook at a height of just 30ft near... Read more
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New York Post
Chinese jets intercept US military plane, Pentagon saysanti-ship weapon. The Pentagon last month called on China to reaffirm it has n
Chinese jets intercept US military plane, Pentagon says
New York Post / Posted 10 days ago
anti-ship weapon. The Pentagon last month called on China to reaffirm it has no plans to deploy military aircraft in the Spratly Islands after China used a military plane to evacuate sick workers from Fiery Cross Reef, where it has built a 3,000... Read more
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Hindustantimes.com
Pentagon: China jets intercept US military plane over South China Seaexercises in Asia. The Pentagon last month called on China to reaffirm it has
Pentagon: China jets intercept US military plane over South China Sea
Hindustantimes.com / Posted 10 days ago
exercises in Asia. The Pentagon last month called on China to reaffirm it has no plans to deploy military aircraft in the Spratly Islands after China used a military plane to evacuate sick workers from Fiery Cross. In April 2001, an intercept of... Read more
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The Manila Times
Chinese jets conduct ‘unsafe’ intercept of US spy planein the South China Sea. The Pentagon report estimated China has reclaimed 3,20
Chinese jets conduct ‘unsafe’ intercept of US spy plane
The Manila Times / Posted 10 days ago
in the South China Sea. The Pentagon report estimated China has reclaimed 3,200 acres (1,300 hectares) of land in the Spratly Islands, also claimed by the Philippines, over the past two years. Beijing has been angered by the growing US... Read more
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