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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
China has grabbed Philippine satellite slot in space!NOT SATISFIED with grabbing land, sea and air space from its neighbors, China h
China has grabbed Philippine satellite slot in space!
Pilipino Star / Posted 5 days ago
NOT SATISFIED with grabbing land, sea and air space from its neighbors, China has also taken over a satellite communication slot of the Philippines in outer space. Military sources told Postscript over the weekend that China has grabbed and now... 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 seaWednesday to help protect the transport of Filipino troops and supplies to Phil
PH seeks US help to protect troops in disputed sea
Inquirier.net / Posted 5 days ago
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 to discourage Chinese moves to block the resupply missions. The Philippines... Read more
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ABS-CBNNEWS.com
U.S. plans more Asia-Pacific drills to counter China reclamationviews a computer screen purportedly showing Chinese construction on the reclaim
U.S. plans more Asia-Pacific drills to counter China reclamation
ABS-CBNNEWS.com / Posted 5 days ago
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 from video. Reuters/US Navy handout The United States plans to... Read more
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FOX News
Philippines seeks US help to protect troops in disputed seasaid the commander, Adm. Harry Harris Jr., center, assured him of U.S. readines
Philippines seeks US help to protect troops in disputed sea
FOX News / Posted 5 days ago
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 commander on Wednesday to help protect the... 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 Seato help protect the transport of fresh Filipino troops and supplies to Philippi
Philippines Seeks US Help to Protect Troops in Disputed Sea
ABC News / Posted 5 days ago
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 planes to discourage Chinese moves to block the resupply missions. The Philippines... Read more
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Reuters
U.S. plans more Asia-Pacific drills to counter China reclamationviews a computer screen purportedly showing Chinese construction on the reclaim
U.S. plans more Asia-Pacific drills to counter China reclamation
Reuters / Posted 5 days ago
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 from video provided by the... MANILA The United States plans to... Read more
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Reuters UK Edition
U.S. plans more Asia-Pacific drills to counter China reclamationviews a computer screen purportedly showing Chinese construction on the reclaim
U.S. plans more Asia-Pacific drills to counter China reclamation
Reuters UK Edition / Posted 5 days ago
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 from video provided by the... MANILA The United States plans to... 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 Vietnamships are seen on the horizon guarding the Haiyang Shiyou 981, known in Vietnam
China oil rig to keep drilling in waters disputed with Vietnam
Reuters / Posted 6 days ago
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 9 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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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 Explainsa report entitled "Asia Pacific Maritime Security Strategy," in which a conside
How Big Are China's Man-Made Military Outposts? The Pentagon Explains
Zero Hedge / Posted 10 days ago
a report entitled "Asia Pacific Maritime Security Strategy," in which a considerable amount of space is spent discussing China’s land reclamation efforts in the Spratlys. As you might recall, Beijing has embarked on an ambitious effort to build... 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 10 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 10 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 10 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 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, and a senior U.S. defence official said it was unclear whether Beijing had stopped... 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 10 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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ABS-CBNNEWS.com
China's land reclamation in West PH Sea grows: Pentagonlast April 11, 2015 show clouds partially covering under-construction airstrip
China's land reclamation in West PH Sea grows: Pentagon
ABS-CBNNEWS.com / Posted 10 days ago
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 says2015: An aerial photo taken though a glass window of a Philippine military plan
China steps up land reclamation in South China Sea, Pentagon says
FOX News / Posted 10 days ago
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 B.... 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 Sea2015: An aerial photo taken though a glass window of a Philippine military plan
China reportedly stepped up land reclamation projects in South China Sea
FOX News / Posted 11 days ago
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 B.... 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 12 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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ABS-CBNNEWS.com
PH can afford 'frugal' military upgradeMANILA - The Philippines can only afford a "frugal" military upgrade, defense o
PH can afford 'frugal' military upgrade
ABS-CBNNEWS.com / Posted 14 days ago
MANILA - The Philippines can only afford a "frugal" military upgrade, defense officials said Monday, even though maritime tensions with China are growing. Despite a proposed 25 percent rise in next year's defense budget, the government must still... 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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Channel NewsAsia
Philippines can't afford full military modernisation: OfficialsMANILA: The Philippines can only afford a "frugal" military upgrade, defence of
Philippines can't afford full military modernisation: Officials
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 14 days ago
MANILA: The Philippines can only afford a "frugal" military upgrade, defence officials said on Monday (Aug 17), even though maritime tensions with China are growing. Despite a proposed 25 per cent rise in next year's defence budget, the government... Read more
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Manila Bulletin
Ph can’t afford full military modernisation: officialsAir Force (PAF) yesterday with Defense Secretary Voltaire Gazmin christening wi
Ph can’t afford full military modernisation: officials
Manila Bulletin / Posted 14 days ago
Air Force (PAF) yesterday with Defense Secretary Voltaire Gazmin christening with champagne one of the Armed Forces of the Philippines’ (AFP) newest acquisitions at the Villamor Air Base grandstand in Pasay City. (John Jerome Ganzon) The... Read more
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Bangkok Post - Thailand's English news
Philippines can't afford full military modernisation: officialsMANILA - The Philippines can only afford a "frugal" military upgrade, defence o
Philippines can't afford full military modernisation: officials
Bangkok Post - Thailand's English news / Posted 14 days ago
MANILA - The Philippines can only afford a "frugal" military upgrade, defence officials said Monday, even though maritime tensions with China are growing. A Philippine Air Force chaplain blesses a newly-delivered Bell 412 helicopter with holy water... 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 15 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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Manila Bulletin
SOUTH CHINA SEA WATCH: China rejects island building freeze FILE – In this Aug. 6, 2015 file photo, U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry, l
SOUTH CHINA SEA WATCH: China rejects island building freeze
Manila Bulletin / Posted 15 days ago
FILE – In this Aug. 6, 2015 file photo, U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry, left, and Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi, chat after the group photo session before the East Asia Summit... Read more
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FOX 6 News Birmingham
SOUTH CHINA SEA WATCH: China rejects island building freezeThe dispute over the strategic waterways of the South China Sea has intensified
SOUTH CHINA SEA WATCH: China rejects island building freeze
FOX 6 News Birmingham / Posted 15 days ago
The dispute over the strategic waterways of the South China Sea has intensified, pitting a rising China against its smaller and militarily weaker neighbors who all lay claim to a string of isles, coral reefs and lagoons mostly in the Spratly and the... Read more
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The Charleston State Journal
SOUTH CHINA SEA WATCH: China rejects island building freezeThe dispute over the strategic waterways of the South China Sea has intensified
SOUTH CHINA SEA WATCH: China rejects island building freeze
The Charleston State Journal / Posted 15 days ago
The dispute over the strategic waterways of the South China Sea has intensified, pitting a rising China against its smaller and militarily weaker neighbors who all lay claim to a string of isles, coral reefs and lagoons mostly in the Spratly and the... Read more
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WBOC Salisbury
SOUTH CHINA SEA WATCH: China rejects island building freezeThe dispute over the strategic waterways of the South China Sea has intensified
SOUTH CHINA SEA WATCH: China rejects island building freeze
WBOC Salisbury / Posted 15 days ago
The dispute over the strategic waterways of the South China Sea has intensified, pitting a rising China against its smaller and militarily weaker neighbors who all lay claim to a string of isles, coral reefs and lagoons mostly in the Spratly and the... Read more
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WLOX-TV Biloxi
SOUTH CHINA SEA WATCH: China rejects island building freezeThe dispute over the strategic waterways of the South China Sea has intensified
SOUTH CHINA SEA WATCH: China rejects island building freeze
WLOX-TV Biloxi / Posted 15 days ago
The dispute over the strategic waterways of the South China Sea has intensified, pitting a rising China against its smaller and militarily weaker neighbors who all lay claim to a string of isles, coral reefs and lagoons mostly in the Spratly and the... Read more
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WAND TV 17 Decatur
SOUTH CHINA SEA WATCH: China rejects island building freezeThe dispute over the strategic waterways of the South China Sea has intensified
SOUTH CHINA SEA WATCH: China rejects island building freeze
WAND TV 17 Decatur / Posted 15 days ago
The dispute over the strategic waterways of the South China Sea has intensified, pitting a rising China against its smaller and militarily weaker neighbors who all lay claim to a string of isles, coral reefs and lagoons mostly in the Spratly and the... Read more
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Your Hometown Lima Stations
SOUTH CHINA SEA WATCH: China rejects island building freezeThe dispute over the strategic waterways of the South China Sea has intensified
SOUTH CHINA SEA WATCH: China rejects island building freeze
Your Hometown Lima Stations / Posted 15 days ago
The dispute over the strategic waterways of the South China Sea has intensified, pitting a rising China against its smaller and militarily weaker neighbors who all lay claim to a string of isles, coral reefs and lagoons mostly in the Spratly and the... Read more
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Live 5 News Charleston
SOUTH CHINA SEA WATCH: China rejects island building freezeThe dispute over the strategic waterways of the South China Sea has intensified
SOUTH CHINA SEA WATCH: China rejects island building freeze
Live 5 News Charleston / Posted 15 days ago
The dispute over the strategic waterways of the South China Sea has intensified, pitting a rising China against its smaller and militarily weaker neighbors who all lay claim to a string of isles, coral reefs and lagoons mostly in the Spratly and the... Read more
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