China, PH air base clash

Broken promises…

Philippines to protest Beijings apparent air base on manmade island in the South China Sea

Karen Lema

MANILA (Reuters) – The Philippines will make a diplomatic protest to China, which the southeast Asian nation’s defense minister described as having reneged on a promise not to militarize artificial islands in the busy South China Sea waterway.

The United States has criticized China’s build-up of military facilities on the artificial islands and is concerned they could be used to restrict free movement along the key trade route.

To continue reading, please click here.

Source: businessinsider.com

Previous Article
Next Article

Events Calendar


« February 2021 »
Mo Tu We Th Fr Sa Su
1 2 3 4 5 6 7
8 9 10 11 12 13 14
15 16 17 18 19 20 21
22 23 24 25 26 27 28