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Sydney Morning Herald
China ready to launch military power from artificial islands in South China SeaFleets of Chinese dredges have completed reclamation work in the Spratly Island
China ready to launch military power from artificial islands in South China Sea
Sydney Morning Herald / Posted yesterday
Fleets of Chinese dredges have completed reclamation work in the Spratly Islands of the South China Sea. Photo: Reuters China has won the first round of its contest for control in the South China Sea by completing construction of an archipelago of... Read more
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Canberra Times
China ready to launch military power from artificial islands in South China SeaFleets of Chinese dredges have completed reclamation work in the Spratly Island
China ready to launch military power from artificial islands in South China Sea
Canberra Times / Posted yesterday
Fleets of Chinese dredges have completed reclamation work in the Spratly Islands of the South China Sea. Photo: Reuters China has won the first round of its contest for control in the South China Sea by completing construction of an archipelago of... Read more
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Brisbane Times
China ready to launch military power from artificial islands in South China SeaFleets of Chinese dredges have completed reclamation work in the Spratly Island
China ready to launch military power from artificial islands in South China Sea
Brisbane Times / Posted yesterday
Fleets of Chinese dredges have completed reclamation work in the Spratly Islands of the South China Sea. Photo: Reuters China has won the first round of its contest for control in the South China Sea by completing construction of an archipelago of... Read more
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The Age
China ready to launch military power from artificial islands in South China SeaFleets of Chinese dredges have completed reclamation work in the Spratly Island
China ready to launch military power from artificial islands in South China Sea
The Age / Posted yesterday
Fleets of Chinese dredges have completed reclamation work in the Spratly Islands of the South China Sea. Photo: Reuters China has won the first round of its contest for control in the South China Sea by completing construction of an archipelago of... Read more
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WA Today
China ready to launch military power from artificial islands in South China SeaFleets of Chinese dredges have completed reclamation work in the Spratly Island
China ready to launch military power from artificial islands in South China Sea
WA Today / Posted yesterday
Fleets of Chinese dredges have completed reclamation work in the Spratly Islands of the South China Sea. Photo: Reuters China has won the first round of its contest for control in the South China Sea by completing construction of an archipelago of... Read more
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Bangkok Post - Thailand's English news
Philippines seeks US 'assistance' in South China SeaMANILA - The Philippines has asked the US to provide military "assistance" in r
Philippines seeks US 'assistance' in South China Sea
Bangkok Post - Thailand's English news / Posted 4 days ago
MANILA - The Philippines has asked the US to provide military "assistance" in resupplying and rotating Manila's forces in the South China Sea because they face harassment from regional power China, a military spokesman said Thursday. US Pacific... Read more
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Manila Bulletin
Ph seeks US ‘assistance’ in South China Sea US Pacific Command chief Admiral Harry Harris (3rd L) and the Armed Forces of
Ph seeks US ‘assistance’ in South China Sea
Manila Bulletin / Posted 4 days ago
US Pacific Command chief Admiral Harry Harris (3rd L) and the Armed Forces of the Philippines (AFP) chief of staff, General Hernando Iriberri (L), inspect an honour guard during a ceremony at AFP... Read more
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Pilipino Star
US plans more drills for freedom of seasMANILA, Philippines - The United States plans to increase the number of militar
US plans more drills for freedom of seas
Pilipino Star / Posted 5 days ago
MANILA, Philippines - The United States plans to increase the number of military and humanitarian drills it is conducting in the Asia-Pacific as part of a new strategy to counter China’s rapid expansion in the South China Sea, the Philippine military... Read more
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Honolulu Star-Advertiser
Philippines seeks U.S. help to protect troops in disputed seaA China Coast Guard vessel attempts to block a Philippine government vessel as
Philippines seeks U.S. help to protect troops in disputed sea
Honolulu Star-Advertiser / Posted 5 days ago
A China Coast Guard vessel attempts to block a Philippine government vessel as the latter tries to enter the China Second Thomas Disputed Shoals, locally known as name Ayungin Shoal, to orate Philippine troops and resupply provisions on, March 29,... Read more
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Business Insider
The real tests in the South China Sea are clearly comingThe Pentagon has laid down a fresh marker against China's worrisome land reclam
The real tests in the South China Sea are clearly coming
Business Insider / Posted 5 days ago
The Pentagon has laid down a fresh marker against China's worrisome land reclamation effort in the South China Sea. In a congressionally mandated report published last week, the Defense Department outlined a strategy for maritime security in the... Read more
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Inquirier.net
PH seeks US help to protect troops in disputed seaTHE Philippine defense chief said he asked the visiting U.S. Pacific commander
PH seeks US help to protect troops in disputed sea
Inquirier.net / Posted 5 days ago
THE Philippine defense chief said he asked the visiting U.S. Pacific commander on Wednesday to help protect the transport of Filipino troops and supplies to Philippine-occupied reefs in the disputed South China Sea by deploying American patrol planes... Read more
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ABS-CBNNEWS.com
U.S. plans more Asia-Pacific drills to counter China reclamationA U.S. Navy crewman aboard a P-8A Poseidon surveillance aircraft views a comput
U.S. plans more Asia-Pacific drills to counter China reclamation
ABS-CBNNEWS.com / Posted 5 days ago
A U.S. Navy crewman aboard a P-8A Poseidon surveillance aircraft views a computer screen purportedly showing Chinese construction on the reclaimed land of Fiery Cross Reef in the disputed Spratly Islands in the South China Sea in this still image... Read more
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FOX News
Philippines seeks US help to protect troops in disputed seaFILE 2011: Defense Secretary Voltaire Gazmin said the commander, Adm. Harry Har
Philippines seeks US help to protect troops in disputed sea
FOX News / Posted 5 days ago
FILE 2011: Defense Secretary Voltaire Gazmin said the commander, Adm. Harry Harris Jr., center, assured him of U.S. readiness to provide assistance. (Reuters) MANILA, Philippines – The Philippine defense chief said he asked the visiting U.S. Pacific... Read more
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Pilipino Star
US vows to help Philippines in intel gatheringMANILA, Philippines - The United States on Wednesday vowed to help the Philippi
US vows to help Philippines in intel gathering
Pilipino Star / Posted 5 days ago
MANILA, Philippines - The United States on Wednesday vowed to help the Philippines strengthen its intelligence gathering capabilities as the two countries agreed to work together to maintain regional stability. The need to enhance the Philippines’s... Read more
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Quincy Herald-Whig
Philippines seeks US help to protect troops in disputed seaMANILA, Philippines (AP) - The Philippine defense chief said he asked the visit
Philippines seeks US help to protect troops in disputed sea
Quincy Herald-Whig / Posted 5 days ago
MANILA, Philippines (AP) - The Philippine defense chief said he asked the visiting U.S. Pacific commander on Wednesday to help protect the transport of fresh Filipino troops and supplies to Philippine-occupied reefs in the disputed South China Sea by... Read more
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ABC News
Philippines Seeks US Help to Protect Troops in Disputed SeaThe Philippine defense chief said he asked the visiting U.S. Pacific commander
Philippines Seeks US Help to Protect Troops in Disputed Sea
ABC News / Posted 5 days ago
The Philippine defense chief said he asked the visiting U.S. Pacific commander on Wednesday to help protect the transport of fresh Filipino troops and supplies to Philippine-occupied reefs in the disputed South China Sea by deploying American patrol... Read more
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Reuters
U.S. plans more Asia-Pacific drills to counter China reclamationA U.S. Navy crewman aboard a P-8A Poseidon surveillance aircraft views a comput
U.S. plans more Asia-Pacific drills to counter China reclamation
Reuters / Posted 5 days ago
A U.S. Navy crewman aboard a P-8A Poseidon surveillance aircraft views a computer screen purportedly showing Chinese construction on the reclaimed land of Fiery Cross Reef in the disputed Spratly Islands in the South China Sea in this still image... Read more
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Reuters UK Edition
U.S. plans more Asia-Pacific drills to counter China reclamationA U.S. Navy crewman aboard a P-8A Poseidon surveillance aircraft views a comput
U.S. plans more Asia-Pacific drills to counter China reclamation
Reuters UK Edition / Posted 5 days ago
A U.S. Navy crewman aboard a P-8A Poseidon surveillance aircraft views a computer screen purportedly showing Chinese construction on the reclaimed land of Fiery Cross Reef in the disputed Spratly Islands in the South China Sea in this still image... Read more
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ABS-CBNNEWS.com
China oil rig to keep drilling in disputed watersBEIJING - A Chinese oil rig at the center of last year's standoff between China
China oil rig to keep drilling in disputed waters
ABS-CBNNEWS.com / Posted 6 days ago
BEIJING - A Chinese oil rig at the center of last year's standoff between China and Vietnam will continue drilling not far from Vietnam's coast, China's maritime safety authorities said on Tuesday. The deployment of the $1 billion deepwater rig last... Read more
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ABS-CBNNEWS.com
China oil rig to keep drilling in waters disputed with VietnamBEIJING - A Chinese oil rig at the center of last year's standoff between China
China oil rig to keep drilling in waters disputed with Vietnam
ABS-CBNNEWS.com / Posted 6 days ago
BEIJING - A Chinese oil rig at the center of last year's standoff between China and Vietnam will continue drilling not far from Vietnam's coast, China's maritime safety authorities said on Tuesday. The deployment of the $1 billion deepwater rig last... Read more
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Reuters
China oil rig to keep drilling in waters disputed with VietnamChinese ships are seen on the horizon guarding the Haiyang Shiyou 981, known in
China oil rig to keep drilling in waters disputed with Vietnam
Reuters / Posted 6 days ago
Chinese ships are seen on the horizon guarding the Haiyang Shiyou 981, known in Vietnam as HD-981, oil rig (2nd R) in the South China Sea, July 15, 2014. BEIJING A Chinese oil rig at the center of last year's standoff between China and Vietnam will... Read more
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Manila Bulletin
US outraged with China’s runway construction in South China Sea Moscow (PNA/Sputnik) — While China finishes the construction of a landing str
US outraged with China’s runway construction in South China Sea
Manila Bulletin / Posted 8 days ago
Moscow (PNA/Sputnik) — While China finishes the construction of a landing strip for humanitarian purposes on its artificial island in the Spratly Islands archipelago in the South China... Read more
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ABS-CBNNEWS.com
Palace backs US concern vs West PH Sea reclamationMANILA -- Malacanang on Saturday again expressed concern over China's land recl
Palace backs US concern vs West PH Sea reclamation
ABS-CBNNEWS.com / Posted 9 days ago
MANILA -- Malacanang on Saturday again expressed concern over China's land reclamation projects in the disputed Spratly islands in the West Philippine Sea (South China Sea). In a radio interview, deputy spokesperson Abigail Valte said the government... Read more
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Aljazeera
Pentagon unsure whether China has stopped Spratlys workChina has reclaimed more land in the disputed Spratly Islands of the South Chin
Pentagon unsure whether China has stopped Spratlys work
Aljazeera / Posted 9 days ago
China has reclaimed more land in the disputed Spratly Islands of the South China Sea than previously known, according to a new Pentagon report, and a senior US defence official said it was unclear whether Beijing had stopped island-building in the... Read more
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Zero Hedge
How Big Are China's Man-Made Military Outposts? The Pentagon ExplainsApparently, someone at the Pentagon thought that between the four-year civil wa
How Big Are China's Man-Made Military Outposts? The Pentagon Explains
Zero Hedge / Posted 9 days ago
Apparently, someone at the Pentagon thought that between the four-year civil war in Syria, the heightened violence in Turkey, the proxy war in Ukraine, and the threat of a new war in the Korean Peninsula, the geopolitical situation wasn’t unstable... Read more
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asianage
US: China altering statusquo in South China SeaChina has reclaimed more than 2,900 acres of land from the South China Sea in l
US: China altering statusquo in South China Sea
asianage / Posted 9 days ago
China has reclaimed more than 2,900 acres of land from the South China Sea in less than two years in an intensive island-building campaign in the disputed Spratly Islands, a new Pentagon report says. “By undertaking these actions, China is... Read more
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asianage
US China altering statusquo in South China SeaChina has reclaimed more than 2,900 acres of land from the South China Sea in l
US China altering statusquo in South China Sea
asianage / Posted 9 days ago
China has reclaimed more than 2,900 acres of land from the South China Sea in less than two years in an intensive island-building campaign in the disputed Spratly Islands, a new Pentagon report says. “By undertaking these actions, China is... Read more
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The Malaysian Insider
China’s land reclamation in South China Sea grows, says Pentagon Published: 22 August 2015 7:37 AM China's reclaimed land in the Spratlys acc
China’s land reclamation in South China Sea grows, says Pentagon
The Malaysian Insider / Posted 9 days ago
Published: 22 August 2015 7:37 AM China's reclaimed land in the Spratlys accounts for almost 95%. – Reuters filepic, August 22, 2015.China has reclaimed more land in the disputed... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
China's land reclamation in South China Sea grows - Pentagon reportWASHINGTON: China has reclaimed more land in the disputed Spratly Islands of th
China's land reclamation in South China Sea grows - Pentagon report
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 9 days ago
WASHINGTON: China has reclaimed more land in the disputed Spratly Islands of the South China Sea than previously known, according to a new Pentagon report, and a senior U.S. defence official said it was unclear whether Beijing had stopped... Read more
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Daily FX
Yen Gains on Global Flight-to-Quality, Pressure to be on BOJThe Japanese Yen put in an outsized gain on the week as risk aversion around-th
Yen Gains on Global Flight-to-Quality, Pressure to be on BOJ
Daily FX / Posted 9 days ago
The Japanese Yen put in an outsized gain on the week as risk aversion around-the-world gripped through financial markets. At the center of the discussion is economic weakness in China; and after the PBOC devalued the Yuan numerous red flags were... Read more
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Sky News Australia
China island-building 'impeding diplomacy'China has reclaimed more than 2900 acres of land from the South China Sea in le
China island-building 'impeding diplomacy'
Sky News Australia / Posted 9 days ago
China has reclaimed more than 2900 acres of land from the South China Sea in less than two years in an intensive island-building campaign in the disputed Spratly Islands, a new Pentagon report says. 'By undertaking these actions, China is... Read more
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Manila Bulletin
China island-building altering South China Sea status quo: US FILE – In this June 28, 2014 file photo, U.S. Navy personnel raise their nati
China island-building altering South China Sea status quo: US
Manila Bulletin / Posted 10 days ago
FILE – In this June 28, 2014 file photo, U.S. Navy personnel raise their national flag during the bilateral maritime exercise between the Philippine Navy and U.S. Navy, dubbed Cooperation... Read more
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Ghanaweb.com
South China Sea: China claiming too much land - PentagonWorld News of Friday, 21 August 2015 China's is being accused to claiming more
South China Sea: China claiming too much land - Pentagon
Ghanaweb.com / Posted 10 days ago
World News of Friday, 21 August 2015 China's is being accused to claiming more land than previously known in the South China Sea area China has reclaimed more land in the disputed Spratly islands of the South China Sea than previously known,... Read more
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FOX News
Defense official: China grabs 50 percent more land through man-made islandsChina has built up and reclaimed even more land in the South China Sea than pre
Defense official: China grabs 50 percent more land through man-made islands
FOX News / Posted 10 days ago
China has built up and reclaimed even more land in the South China Sea than previously thought, according to a new Pentagon report, with an archipelago of man-made islands now spanning 2,900 acres. A senior defense official confirmed the new... Read more
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ABS-CBNNEWS.com
China's land reclamation in West PH Sea grows: PentagonThis photo taken last April 11, 2015 show clouds partially covering under-const
China's land reclamation in West PH Sea grows: Pentagon
ABS-CBNNEWS.com / Posted 10 days ago
This photo taken last April 11, 2015 show clouds partially covering under-construction airstrip at Fiery Cross Reef (Kagitingan Reef) in the Spratly Islands in the disputed West Philippine Sea. AFP photo / CSIS Asia Maritime Transparency Initiative /... Read more
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The Hindu
China's land reclamation in South China Sea grows: Pentagon reportChina says the outposts will have undefined military purposes, as well as help
China's land reclamation in South China Sea grows: Pentagon report
The Hindu / Posted 10 days ago
China says the outposts will have undefined military purposes, as well as help with maritime search and rescue, disaster relief and navigation China has reclaimed more land in the disputed Spratly islands of the South China Sea than previously... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
China's land reclamation in South China Sea grows - Pentagon reportWASHINGTON: China has reclaimed more land in the disputed Spratly islands of th
China's land reclamation in South China Sea grows - Pentagon report
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 10 days ago
WASHINGTON: China has reclaimed more land in the disputed Spratly islands of the South China Sea than previously known, according to a new Pentagon report, which says Beijing is also completing construction of a runway on one of its seven man-made... Read more
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The Star
China's land reclamation in South China Sea grows - Pentagon reportWASHINGTON (Reuters) - China has reclaimed more land in the disputed Spratly is
China's land reclamation in South China Sea grows - Pentagon report
The Star / Posted 10 days ago
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - China has reclaimed more land in the disputed Spratly islands of the South China Sea than previously known, according to a new Pentagon report, which says Beijing is also completing construction of a runway on one of its seven... Read more
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FOX News
China steps up land reclamation in South China Sea, Pentagon saysMay 11, 2015: An aerial photo taken though a glass window of a Philippine milit
China steps up land reclamation in South China Sea, Pentagon says
FOX News / Posted 10 days ago
May 11, 2015: An aerial photo taken though a glass window of a Philippine military plane shows alleged on-going land reclamation by China on Mischief Reef in the Spratly Islands in the South China Sea, west of Palawan, Philippines. (REUTERS/RITCHIE... Read more
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Reuters
China's land reclamation in South China Sea grows: Pentagon reportAn aerial photo taken though a glass window of a Philippine military plane show
China's land reclamation in South China Sea grows: Pentagon report
Reuters / Posted 10 days ago
An aerial photo taken though a glass window of a Philippine military plane shows the alleged on-going land reclamation by China on mischief reef in the Spratly Islands in the South China Sea, west of Palawan, Philippines, May 11, 2015. WASHINGTON... Read more
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FOX News
China reportedly stepped up land reclamation projects in South China SeaMay 11, 2015: An aerial photo taken though a glass window of a Philippine milit
China reportedly stepped up land reclamation projects in South China Sea
FOX News / Posted 10 days ago
May 11, 2015: An aerial photo taken though a glass window of a Philippine military plane shows alleged on-going land reclamation by China on Mischief Reef in the Spratly Islands in the South China Sea, west of Palawan, Philippines. (REUTERS/RITCHIE... Read more
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ABS-CBNNEWS.com
Palawan, Subic bases eyed for new fighter jetsMANILA - The Philippines is eyeing the construction of military facilities in S
Palawan, Subic bases eyed for new fighter jets
ABS-CBNNEWS.com / Posted 11 days ago
MANILA - The Philippines is eyeing the construction of military facilities in Subic and Palawan as it awaits the arrival of 12 lead-in fighter trainer jets acquired from South Korea. Documents obtained by The STAR showed that the government is... Read more
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Pilipino Star
Palawan, Subic bases eyed for new fighter jetsMANILA, Philippines - The Philippines is eyeing the construction of military fa
Palawan, Subic bases eyed for new fighter jets
Pilipino Star / Posted 12 days ago
MANILA, Philippines - The Philippines is eyeing the construction of military facilities in Subic and Palawan as it awaits the arrival of 12 lead-in fighter trainer jets acquired from South Korea. Documents obtained by The STAR showed that the... Read more
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The Hindu
Beijing’s riposte on S.China Sea slams Philippines, JapanChina has mounted an energetic riposte to a spate of accusations about its nava
Beijing’s riposte on S.China Sea slams Philippines, Japan
The Hindu / Posted 14 days ago
China has mounted an energetic riposte to a spate of accusations about its naval activism in the South China Sea, pointing out that it was defending its legitimate rights in these waters, anchored in history and international law. Faced with a... Read more
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BBC News
China 'using muscle' to dominate in South China SeaObama: - BBC News Accessibility links BBC navigation Entertainment & Arts
China 'using muscle' to dominate in South China Sea
BBC News / Posted 14 days ago
Obama: - BBC News Accessibility links BBC navigation Entertainment & Arts Video & Audio Also in the News Special Reports The Reporters Have Your Say Obama: China 'using muscle' to dominate... Read more
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Inquirier.net
South China Sea Watch: China rejects island building freezeDISPUTED REEF Photo from the air shows construction activities undertaken by Ch
South China Sea Watch: China rejects island building freeze
Inquirier.net / Posted 15 days ago
DISPUTED REEF Photo from the air shows construction activities undertaken by China on Kagitingan Reef (Fiery Cross Reef), including an airstrip, in a disputed area in the South China Sea. The Philippines and China are among several countries... Read more
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Sun Star
More drills between Japanese, Filipino soldiers soughtJAPAN Self-Defense Forces chief Admiral Katsutoshi Kawano has expressed desire
More drills between Japanese, Filipino soldiers sought
Sun Star / Posted 17 days ago
JAPAN Self-Defense Forces chief Admiral Katsutoshi Kawano has expressed desire to hold more exercises between Japanese and Filipino armed forces which are embroiled in a territorial row against China. Kawano made the expression during a meeting with... Read more
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The Borneo Post
Special post code for Sabah islandJailani Johari posting a postcard at the Layang-Layang post office. KOTA KINAB
Special post code for Sabah island
The Borneo Post / Posted 18 days ago
Jailani Johari posting a postcard at the Layang-Layang post office. KOTA KINABALU: Layang-Layang, one of the world’s best diving destinations located 300km or one hour by air from Kota Kinabalu, now has special post code. Pos Malaysia acting chief... Read more
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Manila Bulletin
Chinese diplomat outlines limits to freedom of navigation FILE – In this March 27, 2015 file photo, Philippine President Benigno Aquino
Chinese diplomat outlines limits to freedom of navigation
Manila Bulletin / Posted 18 days ago
FILE – In this March 27, 2015 file photo, Philippine President Benigno Aquino III, right, is greeted by Chinese Ambassador to the Philippines Zhao Jianhua shortly after addressing the... Read more
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Pilipino Star
UK calls for rules not power in sea rowBEIJING – Visiting British Foreign Secretary Philip Hammond told a Beijing audi
UK calls for rules not power in sea row
Pilipino Star / Posted 19 days ago
BEIJING – Visiting British Foreign Secretary Philip Hammond told a Beijing audience yesterday that competing territorial claims in the South China Sea, a key global trade artery, risk boiling over and must be resolved peacefully. China claims most... Read more
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