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San Francisco Chronicle
The most dangerous place in the world is about to get a whole lot scarierthat to much of his policy dicta. At one point on the campaign trail, he said t
The most dangerous place in the world is about to get a whole lot scarier
San Francisco Chronicle / Posted 2 days ago
that to much of his policy dicta. At one point on the campaign trail, he said that he would ride a jet ski to the disputed Spratly Islands and plant the Philippine flag there. More from Business Insider So this is going to be a wild one,... Read more
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Stamford Advocate
The most dangerous place in the world is about to get a whole lot scarierthat to much of his policy dicta. At one point on the campaign trail, he said t
The most dangerous place in the world is about to get a whole lot scarier
Stamford Advocate / Posted 2 days ago
that to much of his policy dicta. At one point on the campaign trail, he said that he would ride a jet ski to the disputed Spratly Islands and plant the Philippine flag there. MORE BUSINESS INSIDER So this is going to be a wild one, people. A... Read more
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Connecticut Post
The most dangerous place in the world is about to get a whole lot scarierthat to much of his policy dicta. At one point on the campaign trail, he said t
The most dangerous place in the world is about to get a whole lot scarier
Connecticut Post / Posted 2 days ago
that to much of his policy dicta. At one point on the campaign trail, he said that he would ride a jet ski to the disputed Spratly Islands and plant the Philippine flag there. MORE BUSINESS INSIDER So this is going to be a wild one, people. A... Read more
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Business Insider
The most dangerous place in the world is about to get a whole lot scarierthat to much of his policy dicta. At one point on the campaign trail, he said t
The most dangerous place in the world is about to get a whole lot scarier
Business Insider / Posted 2 days ago
that to much of his policy dicta. At one point on the campaign trail, he said that he would ride a jet ski to the disputed Spratly Islands and plant the Philippine flag there. So this is going to be a wild one, people. A little bit about this... Read more
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Manila Bulletin
The South China Sea: Historical perspectives and contemporary reflectionsZhongsha and Dongsha Islands, which are indicated by the dash lines on the map
The South China Sea: Historical perspectives and contemporary reflections
Manila Bulletin / Posted 2 days ago
Zhongsha and Dongsha Islands, which are indicated by the dash lines on the map drawn in 1947. The Nansha Islands (or the Spratly Islands; coordinates: 3°40′-11°55′ N; 109°33′-117°50′ E) comprise over 230 islands, islets, sandbanks, rocks and... Read more
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Daily Telegraph
Mystery over China’s ‘holy grail’China says 600-year-old book proof of Spratly Islands sovereignty | Daily Teleg
Mystery over China’s ‘holy grail’
Daily Telegraph / Posted 3 days ago
China says 600-year-old book proof of Spratly Islands sovereignty | Daily Telegraph SearchUse keywords to search content on this website SearchUse keywords to search content on this website China, U.S. Spar Over South China Sea Disputes China... Read more
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Australian Broadcasting Corporation
Indonesian leader in warship show of force in South China Seato escalate tensions in the region. At the heart of these disputes are a serie
Indonesian leader in warship show of force in South China Sea
Australian Broadcasting Corporation / Posted 3 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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News.com.au
Does a mysterious 600-old book prove China’s claim to the Spratlys?(AFP) Public Affairs Office shows an aerial view of construction at Mabini (Joh
Does a mysterious 600-old book prove China’s claim to the Spratlys?
News.com.au / Posted 3 days ago
(AFP) Public Affairs Office shows an aerial view of construction at Mabini (Johnson) Reef by China in the disputed Spratly Islands. IT HAS been dubbed maritime’s Holy Grail, a handwritten book supposedly written more than 600 years ago and... Read more
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Reuters
U.S. warns China against provocations once court rules on sea claimsChinese dredging vessels are purportedly seen in the waters around Fiery Cross
U.S. warns China against provocations once court rules on sea claims
Reuters / Posted 3 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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The China Post
China using fishing fleets to expand maritime claims: US officialthe (fish) stealing is just a ruse to stake its claim," he said. China has unde
China using fishing fleets to expand maritime claims: US official
The China Post / Posted 3 days ago
the (fish) stealing is just a ruse to stake its claim," he said. China has undertaken land-reclamation works in the Spratly Islands, one of the South China Sea's main archipelagoes which are also claimed by the Philippines, Brunei, Vietnam,... Read more
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New America Media
US to China, Rivals: Be Calm After UN Ruling On South China SeaCoast Guard ship to restock a small Marine garrison on the BRP Sierra Madre on
US to China, Rivals: Be Calm After UN Ruling On South China Sea
New America Media / Posted 3 days ago
Coast Guard ship to restock a small Marine garrison on the BRP Sierra Madre on Ayungin Shoal (Second Thomas Shoal) in the Spratly Islands on March 29, 2014. The next day, the Philippines submitted evidence to the arbitration court in The Hague,... Read more
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Pilipino Star
Arbitral court ruling won’t ease sea tensions – USthe (fish) stealing is just a ruse to stake its claim,” he added. China has un
Arbitral court ruling won’t ease sea tensions – US
Pilipino Star / Posted 3 days ago
the (fish) stealing is just a ruse to stake its claim,” he added. China has undertaken land reclamation works in the Spratly Islands, one of the South China Sea’s main archipelagoes which are also claimed by the Philippines, Brunei, Vietnam,... Read more
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Inquirier.net
PH fishers pin hope on UN tribunalin the disputed areas. Aside from taking control of Panatag Shoal, it has unde
PH fishers pin hope on UN tribunal
Inquirier.net / Posted 3 days ago
in the disputed areas. Aside from taking control of Panatag Shoal, it has undertaken unprecedented land reclamation in the Spratly Islands, one of the sea’s main archipelagos that are also claimed by the Philippines, Vietnam, Malaysia and... Read more
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Inquirier.net
US to China, rivals: Be calm after rulingCoast Guard ship to restock a small Marine garrison on the BRP Sierra Madre on
US to China, rivals: Be calm after ruling
Inquirier.net / Posted 4 days ago
Coast Guard ship to restock a small Marine garrison on the BRP Sierra Madre on Ayungin Shoal (Second Thomas Shoal) in the Spratly Islands on March 29, 2014. The next day, the Philippines submitted evidence to the arbitration court in The Hague,... Read more
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Swissinfo
EU calls for free passage through South China SeaChinese dredging vessels are purportedly seen in the waters around Fiery Cross
EU calls for free passage through South China Sea
Swissinfo / Posted 4 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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The Manila Times
China using fishing fleets to expand claimsthe [fish] stealing is just a ruse to stake its claim,” he said. China has und
China using fishing fleets to expand claims
The Manila Times / Posted 4 days ago
the [fish] stealing is just a ruse to stake its claim,” he said. China has undertaken land-reclamation works in the Spratly Islands, one of the South China Sea’s main archipelagoes, which are also claimed by the Philippines, Brunei... Read more
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Herald Sun
China plans cruises to disputed islandsChina will offer its first regular civilian cruises to the Spratly Islands in t
China plans cruises to disputed islands
Herald Sun / Posted 4 days ago
China will offer its first regular civilian cruises to the Spratly Islands in the South China Sea by 2020, state media says, a move likely to irk other claimants to the disputed waters. China's activities in the contested area, such as building... Read more
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Weekly Times
China plans cruises to disputed islandsChina will offer its first regular civilian cruises to the Spratly Islands in t
China plans cruises to disputed islands
Weekly Times / Posted 4 days ago
China will offer its first regular civilian cruises to the Spratly Islands in the South China Sea by 2020, state media says, a move likely to irk other claimants to the disputed waters. China's activities in the contested area, such as building... Read more
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The Courier Mail
China plans cruises to disputed islandsChina will offer its first regular civilian cruises to the Spratly Islands in t
China plans cruises to disputed islands
The Courier Mail / Posted 4 days ago
China will offer its first regular civilian cruises to the Spratly Islands in the South China Sea by 2020, state media says, a move likely to irk other claimants to the disputed waters. China's activities in the contested area, such as building... Read more
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News.com.au
China plans cruises to disputed islandsChina will offer its first regular civilian cruises to the Spratly Islands in t
China plans cruises to disputed islands
News.com.au / Posted 4 days ago
China will offer its first regular civilian cruises to the Spratly Islands in the South China Sea by 2020, state media says, a move likely to irk other claimants to the disputed waters. China's activities in the contested area, such as building... Read more
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iol.co.za
Coming soon: cruises to disputed Spratly IslandsBeijing - Chinese cruise ships will regularly bring tourists to the contested S
Coming soon: cruises to disputed Spratly Islands
iol.co.za / Posted 4 days ago
Beijing - Chinese cruise ships will regularly bring tourists to the contested Spratly Islands in the South China Sea by 2020, reports said, as tensions mount in the region. Beijing asserts sovereignty over almost all of the strategically vital South... Read more
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Swissinfo
China plans first regular civilian cruises to disputed Spratlys by 2020Greenberg/U.S. Navy/Handout via REUTERS BEIJING (Reuters) - China will offer i
China plans first regular civilian cruises to disputed Spratlys by 2020
Swissinfo / Posted 4 days ago
Greenberg/U.S. Navy/Handout via REUTERS BEIJING (Reuters) - China will offer its first regular civilian cruises to the Spratly Islands in the South China Sea by 2020, state media said on Wednesday, a move likely to irk other claimants to the... Read more
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Aljazeera
China to launch cruises to Spratly Islands: reportsChinese cruise ships will regularly bring tourists to the contested Spratly Isl
China to launch cruises to Spratly Islands: reports
Aljazeera / Posted 4 days ago
Chinese cruise ships will regularly bring tourists to the contested Spratly Islands in the South China Sea by 2020, according to Chinese media. Tensions have been high in the region as Beijing asserts sovereignty over almost all of the strategically... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
China using fishing fleets to expand maritime claims: US officialthe (fish) stealing is just a ruse to stake its claim," he said. China has und
China using fishing fleets to expand maritime claims: US official
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 4 days ago
the (fish) stealing is just a ruse to stake its claim," he said. China has undertaken land-reclamation works in the Spratly Islands, one of the South China Sea's main archipelagoes which are also claimed by the Philippines, Brunei, Vietnam,... Read more
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The Star
China plans first regular civilian cruises to disputed Spratlys by 2020BEIJING (Reuters) - China will offer its first regular civilian cruises to the
China plans first regular civilian cruises to disputed Spratlys by 2020
The Star / Posted 4 days ago
BEIJING (Reuters) - China will offer its first regular civilian cruises to the Spratly Islands in the South China Sea by 2020, state media said on Wednesday, a move likely to irk other claimants to the disputed waters. China's activities in the... Read more
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Australian Broadcasting Corporation
Indonesia says no 'overlapping' South China Sea claims with Chinato tourism Meanwhile, state media's China Daily said on Wednesday that cruise
Indonesia says no 'overlapping' South China Sea claims with China
Australian Broadcasting Corporation / Posted 4 days ago
to tourism Meanwhile, state media's China Daily said on Wednesday that cruise ships will regularly bring tourists to the Spratly Islands in the South China Sea by 2020, as tensions mount in the contested region. Beijing asserts its sovereignty... Read more
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Manila Bulletin
China to launch cruises to disputed Spratly islands Chinese cruise ships will regularly bring tourists to the contested Spratly I
China to launch cruises to disputed Spratly islands
Manila Bulletin / Posted 4 days ago
Chinese cruise ships will regularly bring tourists to the contested Spratly Islands in the South China Sea by 2020, reports said Wednesday, as tensions mount in the region. Beijing asserts... Read more
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Rappler
China to launch cruises to disputed Spratly islandsthough a glass window of a military plane shows the ongoing reclamation by Chin
China to launch cruises to disputed Spratly islands
Rappler / Posted 4 days ago
though a glass window of a military plane shows the ongoing reclamation by China on Mischief Reef, part of the disputed Spratly Islands in the South China Sea, west of Palawan, Philippines, on May 11, 2015. Photo by Ritchie... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
China plans first regular civilian cruises to disputed Spratlys by 2020BEIJING: China will offer its first regular civilian cruises to the Spratly Isl
China plans first regular civilian cruises to disputed Spratlys by 2020
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 4 days ago
BEIJING: China will offer its first regular civilian cruises to the Spratly Islands in the South China Sea by 2020, state media said on Wednesday (Jun 22), a move likely to irk other claimants to the disputed waters. China's activities in the... Read more
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Reuters
China plans first regular civilian cruises to disputed Spratlys by 2020Chinese dredging vessels are purportedly seen in the waters around Fiery Cross
China plans first regular civilian cruises to disputed Spratlys by 2020
Reuters / Posted 4 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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Channel NewsAsia
Filipino fishermen pin hopes on China tribunalareas. Aside from taking control of Scarborough Shoal, it has undertaken unpre
Filipino fishermen pin hopes on China tribunal
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 4 days ago
areas. Aside from taking control of Scarborough Shoal, it has undertaken unprecedented land-reclamation works in the Spratly Islands, one of the sea's main archipelagoes that are also claimed by the Philippines, Vietnam, Malaysia and... Read more
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Rappler
Filipino fishermen pin hopes on tribunal ruling on China rowareas. Aside from taking control of Scarborough Shoal, it has undertaken unpre
Filipino fishermen pin hopes on tribunal ruling on China row
Rappler / Posted 4 days ago
areas. Aside from taking control of Scarborough Shoal, it has undertaken unprecedented land-reclamation works in the Spratly Islands, one of the sea's main archipelagos that are also claimed by the Philippines, Vietnam, Malaysia, and... Read more
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Inquirier.net
Filipino fishermen pin hopes on UN tribunalareas. Aside from taking control of Scarborough Shoal, it has undertaken unpre
Filipino fishermen pin hopes on UN tribunal
Inquirier.net / Posted 4 days ago
areas. Aside from taking control of Scarborough Shoal, it has undertaken unprecedented land-reclamation works in the Spratly Islands, one of the sea’s main archipelagoes that are also claimed by the Philippines, Vietnam, Malaysia and... Read more
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Air Force Times
The U.S.sends another strong message to ChinaPacific, has been in the South China Sea since June 8, Ramsden said. China has
The U.S.sends another strong message to China
Air Force Times / Posted 5 days ago
Pacific, has been in the South China Sea since June 8, Ramsden said. China has been building artificial islands in the Spratly Islands on top of reefs and atolls to bolster its claims and to gain fishing and resource rights to most of the South... Read more
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Asia Sentinel
China South Sea Myth Backfiresfamily. It supposedly described how to sail both to the (relatively close) Para
China South Sea Myth Backfires
Asia Sentinel / Posted 6 days ago
family. It supposedly described how to sail both to the (relatively close) Paracels and the (distant and widely scattered) Spratly islands. However, on being questioned by the reporter, the man, named Su, said it was no longer in his possession.... Read more
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BBC News
South China Sea: The mystery of missing books and maritime claimsnavigational instructions by which his long-distant forefathers could reach the
South China Sea: The mystery of missing books and maritime claims
BBC News / Posted 6 days ago
navigational instructions by which his long-distant forefathers could reach the scattered rocks and reefs of the far-flung Spratly islands, many hundreds of nautical miles away. China's insistence that these features are Chinese territory rests... Read more
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Inquirier.net
Drills start on US aircraft carriersDefense Secretary Ashton Carter visited the Stennis in April as it sailed off t
Drills start on US aircraft carriers
Inquirier.net / Posted 6 days ago
Defense Secretary Ashton Carter visited the Stennis in April as it sailed off the Philippines near the disputed Spratly islands where China has expanded islets and reefs into islands capable of supporting airfields and other... Read more
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Australian Broadcasting Corporation
Natuna Island fishermen call for protection of disputed seassouthern tip of Vietnam. Beijing has already willingly acknowledged the island
Natuna Island fishermen call for protection of disputed seas
Australian Broadcasting Corporation / Posted 8 days ago
southern tip of Vietnam. Beijing has already willingly acknowledged the islands belong to Indonesia, so unlike with the Spratly Islands off the Philippines, the dispute with China relates only to the nearby waters. Photo:Fisherman Deden... Read more
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Breitbart
Dr. Herbert London: Obama’s ‘Strategic Patience’ Means Inactionand I’m paraphrasing, but I think I’ve got it very close to the actual quotatio
Dr. Herbert London: Obama’s ‘Strategic Patience’ Means Inaction
Breitbart / Posted 9 days ago
and I’m paraphrasing, but I think I’ve got it very close to the actual quotation – he said, look, we have had claims on the Spratly Islands for a number of years, we believe that our claims are legitimate. The United States stood by those claims,... Read more
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Australian Broadcasting Corporation
Labor government would approve military exercise in South China Seato escalate tensions in the region. At the heart of these disputes are a serie
Labor government would approve military exercise in South China Sea
Australian Broadcasting Corporation / Posted 10 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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The Washington Times
FBI’s Omar Mateen terror investigation under reviewPhilippine activists who made their way to Scarborough Reef aboard a 90-foot wo
FBI’s Omar Mateen terror investigation under review
The Washington Times / Posted 10 days ago
Philippine activists who made their way to Scarborough Reef aboard a 90-foot wooden fishing boat. The reef is part of the Spratly Islands and is claimed by China, which has been controlling the reef, located some 123 miles west of Subic Bay.... Read more
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Asia Sentinel
1MDB Behind Malaysia’s ASEAN Capitulation to Chinain The Hague. Although China claims vast areas of sea within Malaysia’s 200-mil
1MDB Behind Malaysia’s ASEAN Capitulation to China
Asia Sentinel / Posted 11 days ago
in The Hague. Although China claims vast areas of sea within Malaysia’s 200-mile Exclusive Economic Zone and the Spratly Islands, some of which are occupied by Malaysia, China’s purchase of assets from the scandal-ridden 1MDB has enabled... Read more
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DW
Philippines: China's brazen land grab |The idyllic Spratly Islands in the South China Sea look like sprinkles from the
Philippines: China's brazen land grab |
DW / Posted 11 days ago
The idyllic Spratly Islands in the South China Sea look like sprinkles from the air. They might be the perfect spot for a holiday. Or the site of valuable natural resources. While the Filipino island residents have just four hours of electricity a... Read more
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Asian Correspondent
ASEAN rebukes Beijing over South China Sea, then retracts statementon its territorial claims in the South China Sea, where most recently it reclai
ASEAN rebukes Beijing over South China Sea, then retracts statement
Asian Correspondent / Posted 11 days ago
on its territorial claims in the South China Sea, where most recently it reclaimed over 3,200 acres of land in the Spratly Islands. In a statement released by the Malaysian foreign ministry to AFP, ASEAN said: “We expressed our serious... Read more
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The New Zealand Herald
Wang Lutong: China is aiming to keep peaceinterests must have the same goal. Seen from a military plane, China's alleged
Wang Lutong: China is aiming to keep peace
The New Zealand Herald / Posted 12 days ago
interests must have the same goal. Seen from a military plane, China's alleged ongoing reclamation of Mischief Reef in the Spratly Islands in the South China Sea. Photo / AP The South China Sea islands and reefs have been Chinese territory since... Read more
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Manila Standard Today
Rectifying the damageof the UN Security Council, to patrol the area. In this case, our dispute with
Rectifying the damage
Manila Standard Today / Posted 15 days ago
of the UN Security Council, to patrol the area. In this case, our dispute with China is confined to our claim in the Spratly islands. Our insistence for an Asean Code of Conduct has nothing to do with the freedom of navigation which we are... Read more
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The Washington Times
Obama’s strategy to thwart China in South China Sea showdown ‘almost entirely meaningless’be able to do anything about it. China’s strategy of slowly but methodically b
Obama’s strategy to thwart China in South China Sea showdown ‘almost entirely meaningless’
The Washington Times / Posted 17 days ago
be able to do anything about it. China’s strategy of slowly but methodically building up military installations in the Spratly Islands, the Scarborough Shoal, the Fiery Cross Reef and other strategic points within the sea, coupled with... Read more
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Canberra Times
Court verdict looms in Philippines v China dispute in South China Seaactivists hold mock Chinese ships to protest China's recent island-building and
Court verdict looms in Philippines v China dispute in South China Sea
Canberra Times / Posted 17 days ago
activists hold mock Chinese ships to protest China's recent island-building and alleged militarisation of the disputed Spratly Islands. Photo: AP The Philippines government, while it noted their patriotism, did not endorse the voyage into what... Read more
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The Age
Court verdict looms in Philippines v China dispute in South China Seaactivists hold mock Chinese ships to protest China's recent island-building and
Court verdict looms in Philippines v China dispute in South China Sea
The Age / Posted 17 days ago
activists hold mock Chinese ships to protest China's recent island-building and alleged militarisation of the disputed Spratly Islands. Photo: AP In the sleepy days between Christmas and New Year, an intrepid flotilla of young activists set... Read more
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The Economic Times
India and US dropped specific mention of South China Sea from their joint statementsee as provocative behaviour by China, notably its construction of artificial i
India and US dropped specific mention of South China Sea from their joint statement
The Economic Times / Posted 17 days ago
see as provocative behaviour by China, notably its construction of artificial islands dotted by airstrips and ports in the Spratly Islands. Beijing has already declared it won't accept any ruling by the tribunal and that, as it reiterated in a... Read more
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