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Inquirier.net
Group of Seven sends strong message to ChinaG-7 summit meetings in Shima, Japan, Thursday, May 26, 2016. (Japan Pool via AP
Group of Seven sends strong message to China
Inquirier.net / Posted 18 minutes ago
G-7 summit meetings in Shima, Japan, Thursday, May 26, 2016. (Japan Pool via AP) ISE CITY, Japan—With a keen eye on the Philippines’ legal battle with China over territory in the South China Sea, the leaders of the Group of Seven (G7) advanced... Read more
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Daily Mail
China 'using drones with stealth capabilities in the South China Sea'Satellite image reveals China has begun using drones with stealth capabilities
China 'using drones with stealth capabilities in the South China Sea'
Daily Mail / Posted 3 hours ago
Satellite image reveals China has begun using drones with stealth capabilities in the South China Sea Satellite images taken last month show deployment of a surveillance drone The Harbin BZK-005 drone doesn't appear to have been armed in the... Read more
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The Manila Times
South China Sea: How we got to this stageHISTORIC REVIEWS & PERSPECTIVES May 27, 2016 10:25 pm [Third of a series] AN
South China Sea: How we got to this stage
The Manila Times / Posted 7 hours ago
HISTORIC REVIEWS & PERSPECTIVES May 27, 2016 10:25 pm [Third of a series] AN informal consultation was held between China and members of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) in Thailand on... Read more
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Rappler
Treason? Aquino explains decisions during Scarborough standoffPhilip Goldberg and Japan Ambassador Kazuhide Ishikawa. Photo by Lauro Montella
Treason? Aquino explains decisions during Scarborough standoff
Rappler / Posted 18 hours ago
Philip Goldberg and Japan Ambassador Kazuhide Ishikawa. Photo by Lauro Montellano Jr/Malacanang Photo Bureau MANILA, Philippines – In the twilight of his administration, President Benigno Aquino III looked back at the 2012 standoff in... Read more
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FOX News
New satellite imagery shows Chinese drone on contested islandEXCLUSIVE: New satellite imagery obtained by Fox News shows that China, for the
New satellite imagery shows Chinese drone on contested island
FOX News / Posted 22 hours ago
EXCLUSIVE: New satellite imagery obtained by Fox News shows that China, for the first time, has deployed a drone with stealth technology to a contested island in the South China Sea, in another sign of escalating tensions in the region. The new... 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 22 hours 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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Inquirier.net
Leaders of G7 nations to pay close attention on maritime disputes in AsiaISE CITY, Japan — With a keen eye on the Philippines’ legal battle with China,
Leaders of G7 nations to pay close attention on maritime disputes in Asia
Inquirier.net / Posted yesterday
ISE CITY, Japan — With a keen eye on the Philippines’ legal battle with China, leaders of the powerful Group of Seven (G7) nations have agreed to send a strong message on the importance of international law in resolving maritime disputes in... Read more
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Manila Bulletin
PH to assert claims over Spratlys, Sabah – Duterte Davao City – Incoming President Rodrigo Duterte turned his tough talk on Chin
PH to assert claims over Spratlys, Sabah – Duterte
Manila Bulletin / Posted yesterday
Davao City – Incoming President Rodrigo Duterte turned his tough talk on China and Malaysia as he maintained that the Philippines would assert its claims over disputed territories in the West... Read more
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Daily Mail
China to dispatch nuclear submarines to the Pacific this yearChina to dispatch nuclear submarines to the Pacific in latest expansion of Beij
China to dispatch nuclear submarines to the Pacific this year
Daily Mail / Posted yesterday
China to dispatch nuclear submarines to the Pacific in latest expansion of Beijing defence policy Beijing officials say US weapons systems in the area have forced its hand It will 'deploy nuclear warhead-armed submarines into the Pacific this... Read more
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The Manila Times
China: Jet skiing to Spratlys and the multilateral imperativeMay 26, 2016 9:46 pm WE wish President-elect Rodrigo Duterte could really just
China: Jet skiing to Spratlys and the multilateral imperative
The Manila Times / Posted yesterday
May 26, 2016 9:46 pm WE wish President-elect Rodrigo Duterte could really just jet ski to the Spratlys in the West Philippine (South China) Sea, plant the Philippine flag there and, voila,... Read more
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Aljazeera
Maritime security looms over G7 Summit in Japanon the Law of the Sea (PDF). The communique specifically pointed the finger to
Maritime security looms over G7 Summit in Japan
Aljazeera / Posted yesterday
on the Law of the Sea (PDF). The communique specifically pointed the finger towards Chinese actions in the East and South China Seas, noting "strong opposition to any intimidating, coercive or provocative and unilateral actions that could alter... Read more
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DW
G7 set to take clear stance on Asia's disputed waters |The fuss over the topic is justified - behind it rests the strategic balance of
G7 set to take clear stance on Asia's disputed waters |
DW / Posted 2 days ago
The fuss over the topic is justified - behind it rests the strategic balance of a rapidly shifting Asia. The rise of China has shaken the regional order that was set in place by the victorious powers of World War II and solidified during the... Read more
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Breitbart
Chinese Media: Obama’s Vietnam Visit Proves U.S. Doesn’t Care About Human RightsChinese state outlets ran columns attempting to make sense of President Obama’s
Chinese Media: Obama’s Vietnam Visit Proves U.S. Doesn’t Care About Human Rights
Breitbart / Posted 2 days ago
Chinese state outlets ran columns attempting to make sense of President Obama’s warm visit to Vietnam, a communist country. China’s Global Times had the harshest criticism, arguing that the end of the arms embargo was an attempt to strengthen... Read more
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Minot Daily News
Is Scarborough Shoal worth a war?Shoal? A cluster of rocks and reefs, 123 miles west of Subic Bay, that sits as
Is Scarborough Shoal worth a war?
Minot Daily News / Posted 2 days ago
Shoal? A cluster of rocks and reefs, 123 miles west of Subic Bay, that sits astride the passageway out of the South China Sea into the Pacific, and is well within Manila's 200-mile exclusive economic zone. Beijing and Manila both claim... Read more
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The Manila Times
PH lost Scarborough, and Aquino should be made accountablebecause of his juvenile belligerency and bungling appointment of Senator Antoni
PH lost Scarborough, and Aquino should be made accountable
The Manila Times / Posted 3 days ago
because of his juvenile belligerency and bungling appointment of Senator Antonio Trillanes 4th as his personal envoy to China to deal with the crisis. Aquino is the only Philippine President to have lost a territory of the country because of... Read more
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Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
Obama ends '70s-era ban on arms sales to Vietnamhuman-rights record, and recently administration officials had hinted that the
Obama ends '70s-era ban on arms sales to Vietnam
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette / Posted 3 days ago
human-rights record, and recently administration officials had hinted that the ban could be removed partly in response to China's buildup in the South China Sea. But Obama portrayed the decision as part of the long process of normalizing... Read more
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The Manteca Bulletin
Is Scarborough Shoal worth spilling American blood?If China begins to reclaim and militarize Scarborough Shoal, says Philippines P
Is Scarborough Shoal worth spilling American blood?
The Manteca Bulletin / Posted 3 days ago
If China begins to reclaim and militarize Scarborough Shoal, says Philippines President Benigno S. Aquino III, America must fight. Should we back down, says Aquino, the United States will lose “its moral ascendancy, and also the confidence of one of... Read more
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Australian Broadcasting Corporation
Obama sends message to Beijing with Vietnam arms sales announcementBarack US President Barack Obama says China did not figure in the decision to
Obama sends message to Beijing with Vietnam arms sales announcement
Australian Broadcasting Corporation / Posted 3 days ago
Barack US President Barack Obama says China did not figure in the decision to lift an embargo on the sale of weapons to Vietnam that has been in place since the Vietnam War. Key... Read more
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Athens Banner-Herald
US, Vietnam now have shared interests (Chicago Tribuneis in communist Vietnam on a visit that is more about the future than the past,
US, Vietnam now have shared interests (Chicago Tribune
Athens Banner-Herald / Posted 3 days ago
is in communist Vietnam on a visit that is more about the future than the past, and as much about countering the rise of China as reframing U.S.-Vietnam relations. Obama will visit Hanoi and Ho Chi Minh City (formerly Saigon). His trip is the... Read more
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Inquirier.net
G7 meeting in Japan to tackle sea row in Asia Pacificof Seven (G7) leaders of the world’s wealthiest nations will discuss maritime t
G7 meeting in Japan to tackle sea row in Asia Pacific
Inquirier.net / Posted 3 days ago
of Seven (G7) leaders of the world’s wealthiest nations will discuss maritime tensions in Asia Pacific primarily involving China and its neighbors, including the Philippines. They will seek to “reaffirm the importance of ‘rule of law’,” including... 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 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 in learning... Read more
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SKY News
Why Is There A Dispute In The South China Sea?Tensions have been rising between China and its neighbours in the South China S
Why Is There A Dispute In The South China Sea?
SKY News / Posted 4 days ago
Tensions have been rising between China and its neighbours in the South China Sea, which is home to a disputed group of small islands and reefs. In 1947, the Chinese laid claim to a large area of the waters marked on some maps by a series of dashes,... Read more
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The Financial Express
South China Sea: China plans base station in Spratly Islands for rescue operationshalf of the year, said Chen Xingguang, political commissar of the ship. (Reuter
South China Sea: China plans base station in Spratly Islands for rescue operations
The Financial Express / Posted 4 days ago
half of the year, said Chen Xingguang, political commissar of the ship. (Reuters file photo of Subi Reef runway in South China Sea) A Chinese government bureau is planning a base station for an advanced rescue ship in the disputed Spratly... 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 4 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 4 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 4 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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Manila Bulletin
Esperon, as next NSA, says China not an enemy, but nat’l interest comes first The administration of incoming President Rodrigo Duterte does not consider Ch
Esperon, as next NSA, says China not an enemy, but nat’l interest comes first
Manila Bulletin / Posted 5 days ago
The administration of incoming President Rodrigo Duterte does not consider China an enemy, but has vowed to push national interest in the issue of the country’s... Read more
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Manila Bulletin
Vietnam’s president calls for peace, stability in S. China Sea HANOI — Vietnam’s president said Saturday (May 21, 2016) that his country hop
Vietnam’s president calls for peace, stability in S. China Sea
Manila Bulletin / Posted 5 days ago
HANOI — Vietnam’s president said Saturday (May 21, 2016) that his country hopes Japan and other countries will make efforts to help maintain peace and stability in the South China... Read more
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Manila Standard Today
Shaky peace over troubled seasfrom the Bureau of Fisheries and Aquatic Resources that Filipino fishermen were
Shaky peace over troubled seas
Manila Standard Today / Posted 6 days ago
from the Bureau of Fisheries and Aquatic Resources that Filipino fishermen were not harassed by the Chinese coast guard. China has been particularly keen to thwart efforts by the Philippines and others to exploit resources it wants for... Read more
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dna
Obama’s historic visit to Vietnam and India’s ‘Act East’ policyHanoi and Washington are looking for a renewed relationship and this is almost
Obama’s historic visit to Vietnam and India’s ‘Act East’ policy
dna / Posted 6 days ago
Hanoi and Washington are looking for a renewed relationship and this is almost exclusively led by the unprecedented rise of China, specifically its aggressive postures over its claims on the South China Sea. One of the most awaited outcomes of... Read more
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FOX News
It's time for tougher U.S. pushback against China's maritime misconductIt’s time the U.S. reacted decisively to China’s growing challenge to freedom o
It's time for tougher U.S. pushback against China's maritime misconduct
FOX News / Posted 7 days ago
It’s time the U.S. reacted decisively to China’s growing challenge to freedom of navigation in international waters, especially in Asia. Just this week, two Chinese jet fighters intercepted a U.S. reconnaissance aircraft over the South China Sea,... Read more
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Daily Mail
China warning: We’re ready if US military stirs up conflictChina’s blunt warning to America: ‘We’re ready for repeat of Korean War or Viet
China warning: We’re ready if US military stirs up conflict
Daily Mail / Posted 7 days ago
China’s blunt warning to America: ‘We’re ready for repeat of Korean War or Vietnam if U.S. military stirs up any conflict in South China Sea’ Senior Chinese official, Liu Zhenmin, warns US not to 'stir up any conflict' Earlier this week a U.S. spy... Read more
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The New Statesman
The Tory civil warSaturday?” crew members of the US guided missile destroyer USS Lassen asked ove
The Tory civil war
The New Statesman / Posted 7 days ago
Saturday?” crew members of the US guided missile destroyer USS Lassen asked over the radio as it ploughed through the South China Sea last autumn. “We got pizza and wings. What are you guys eating?” The questions were directed at the Chinese ship... Read more
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Inquirier.net
A decision that could ‘change the world’The ruling on an international arbitration case, brought by the Philippines aga
A decision that could ‘change the world’
Inquirier.net / Posted 7 days ago
The ruling on an international arbitration case, brought by the Philippines against China on rival claims to the South China Sea, is expected soon. With the decision widely predicted to favor the Philippines, China – which has refused to participate... 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 7 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 interceptBeijing demanded an end to US surveillance near China on Thursday after two of
China demands end to US surveillance after aircraft intercept
dna / Posted 7 days ago
Beijing demanded an end to US surveillance near China on Thursday after two of its fighter jets carried out what the Pentagon said was an "unsafe" intercept of a US military reconnaissance aircraft over the South China Sea (SCS). The incident,... Read more
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The St. Augustine Record
Victor David Hanson: We've lost enemies' respect, friends' trustand planes, warnings to NATO nations in Europe and constant threats to the Balt
Victor David Hanson: We've lost enemies' respect, friends' trust
The St. Augustine Record / Posted 7 days ago
and planes, warnings to NATO nations in Europe and constant threats to the Baltic states and former Soviet republics. China just warned the U.S. to keep its ships and planes away from its new artificial island and military base in the Spratly... Read more
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Reuters
China demands end to U.S. surveillance after aircraft interceptWASHINGTON/BEIJING Beijing demanded an end to U.S. surveillance near China on T
China demands end to U.S. surveillance after aircraft intercept
Reuters / Posted 7 days ago
WASHINGTON/BEIJING Beijing demanded an end to U.S. surveillance near China on Thursday after two of its fighter jets carried out what the Pentagon said was an "unsafe" intercept of a U.S. military reconnaissance aircraft over the South China... Read more
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Chicago Tribune
Why Vietnam and America are better friends than you thinkVietnam early next week on a visit that is more about the future than the past.
Why Vietnam and America are better friends than you think
Chicago Tribune / Posted 7 days ago
Vietnam early next week on a visit that is more about the future than the past. And as much about countering the rise of China as reframing U.S.-Vietnam relations. Obama will visit Hanoi and Ho Chi Minh City (formerly Saigon). His trip is the... Read more
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The Huffington Post
Pentagon: Chinese Jets Intercept U.S. Military Plane Over South China Sea- Two Chinese fighter jets carried out an "unsafe" intercept of a U.S. military
Pentagon: Chinese Jets Intercept U.S. Military Plane Over South China Sea
The Huffington Post / Posted 8 days ago
- Two Chinese fighter jets carried out an "unsafe" intercept of a U.S. military reconnaissance aircraft over the South China Sea, the Pentagon said on Wednesday, drawing a rebuke from Beijing, which demanded that Washington end surveillance... Read more
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Brainerd Dispatch
Pentagon: Chinese jets intercept U.S. military plane over South...maritime patrol aircraft carried out "a routine U.S. patrol," a Pentagon statem
Pentagon: Chinese jets intercept U.S. military plane over South...
Brainerd Dispatch / Posted 8 days ago
maritime patrol aircraft carried out "a routine U.S. patrol," a Pentagon statement said. The encounter comes a week after China scrambled fighter jets as a U.S. Navy ship sailed close to a disputed reef in the South China Sea. Another Chinese... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
China demands end to US surveillance after aircraft interceptWASHINGTON/BEIJING: Beijing demanded an end to U.S. surveillance near China on
China demands end to US surveillance after aircraft intercept
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 8 days ago
WASHINGTON/BEIJING: Beijing demanded an end to U.S. surveillance near China on Thursday after two of its fighter jets carried out what the Pentagon said was an "unsafe" intercept of a U.S. military reconnaissance aircraft over the South China... Read more
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The Star
China's foreign ministry calls on U.S. to stop close reconnaissanceWASHINGTON/BEIJING (Reuters) - Beijing demanded an end to U.S. surveillance nea
China's foreign ministry calls on U.S. to stop close reconnaissance
The Star / Posted 8 days ago
WASHINGTON/BEIJING (Reuters) - Beijing demanded an end to U.S. surveillance near China on Thursday after two of its fighter jets carried out what the Pentagon said was an "unsafe" intercept of a U.S. military reconnaissance aircraft over the South... Read more
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The Mercury News
Hanson: America no longer deters enemiesand planes, warnings to NATO nations in Europe, and constant threats to the Bal
Hanson: America no longer deters enemies
The Mercury News / Posted 8 days ago
and planes, warnings to NATO nations in Europe, and constant threats to the Baltic states and former Soviet republics China just warned the U.S. to keep its ships and planes away from its new artificial island and military base in the Spratly... Read more
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New York Post
Chinese jets intercept US military plane, Pentagon saysTwo Chinese fighter jets carried out an “unsafe” intercept of a U.S. military r
Chinese jets intercept US military plane, Pentagon says
New York Post / Posted 8 days ago
Two Chinese fighter jets carried out an “unsafe” intercept of a U.S. military reconnaissance aircraft over the South China Sea, the Pentagon said on Wednesday, drawing a rebuke from Beijing, which demanded that Washington end surveillance near... Read more
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Hindustantimes.com
Pentagon: China jets intercept US military plane over South China SeaTwo Chinese fighter planes carried out an “unsafe” intercept of a US military a
Pentagon: China jets intercept US military plane over South China Sea
Hindustantimes.com / Posted 8 days ago
Two Chinese fighter planes carried out an “unsafe” intercept of a US military aircraft on Tuesday over the South China Sea, the Pentagon said on Wednesday. The incident took place in international airspace as the US reconnaissance aircraft carried... Read more
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The Manila Times
Chinese jets conduct ‘unsafe’ intercept of US spy planeTwo Chinese fighters have conducted an “unsafe” intercept of a US spy plane in
Chinese jets conduct ‘unsafe’ intercept of US spy plane
The Manila Times / Posted 8 days ago
Two Chinese fighters have conducted an “unsafe” intercept of a US spy plane in international air space over the South China Sea, the Pentagon said, as tensions mount in the strategically vital waters. Tensions between China and the United... Read more
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dna
Chinese jets intercept US military plane over South China Sea: PentagonTwo Chinese fighter jets carried out an "unsafe" intercept of a US military rec
Chinese jets intercept US military plane over South China Sea: Pentagon
dna / Posted 8 days ago
Two Chinese fighter jets carried out an "unsafe" intercept of a US military reconnaissance aircraft over the South China Sea, the Pentagon said on Wednesday, drawing a rebuke from Beijing, which demanded that Washington end surveillance near... Read more
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Rappler
China rejects US claim of 'unsafe' spy plane interceptan aerial view of the Pentagon in Washington, DC. File photo by US Department o
China rejects US claim of 'unsafe' spy plane intercept
Rappler / Posted 8 days ago
an aerial view of the Pentagon in Washington, DC. File photo by US Department of Defense/Handout/AFP A rivalry between China and the United States is mounting in the disputed waterway, an important shipping route thought to be home to vast... Read more
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Bdnews24.com
Chinese jets intercept US military plane over South China Sea: PentagonUS maritime patrol aircraft carried out "a routine US patrol," a Pentagon state
Chinese jets intercept US military plane over South China Sea: Pentagon
Bdnews24.com / Posted 8 days ago
US maritime patrol aircraft carried out "a routine US patrol," a Pentagon statement said. The encounter comes a week after China scrambled fighter jets as a US Navy ship sailed close to a disputed reef in the South China Sea. Another Chinese... Read more
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