Tag: Spratly Islands

  • US plans more SCS patrols

    Move could prompt China to step up military deployment in the disputed waters, analyst says. US ‘planning more regular’ South China Sea patrols The Pentagon is planning to conduct more […]

  • US in new approach

    Pushes for legal compliance rather than sabre rattling. US Calls on Beijing to Change South China Sea Approach The U.S. State Department is calling for China to alter its approach […]

  • China warns over US patrols

    New US administration continues to cause concern. Beijing Warns US Against Planned Maritime Patrols in South China Sea On Wednesday China responded to rumblings about the US planning fresh naval […]

  • China responds to US

    Comments from new US administration prompt move. China May Base Carrier Near South China Sea Chinese media report that the People’s Liberation Army Navy (PLAN) may base its first home-built aircraft […]

  • China steps up readiness

    Donald Trump’s election as US president has increased the risk of hostilities breaking out, according to Chinese state media and analysts China ‘steps up preparedness for possible military conflict with […]

  • China not happy with Trump

    New Trump administration clashes again with China. China hits back at US over South China Sea claims China has asserted its “indisputable sovereignty” over parts of the South China Sea […]

  • No sign of thaw from China

    Ice between new US administration and China thickens. China party paper says no ‘provocation’ can stop its military drills BEIJING (Reuters) – China’s military will carry out drills regardless of […]

  • Japan pushes back

    Keeping China at bay. Coast Guard to set up body to promote maritime safety in Southeast Asia TOKYO — The Japan Coast Guard plans to establish an organization dedicated to […]

  • Vietnam boosts defences

    The new neighbours aren’t winning any friends. Vietnam moves new rocket launchers into disputed South China Sea – sources BY GREG TORODE Vietnam has discreetly fortified several of its islands […]

  • S. China Sea Malarkey

    South China Sea wrangles continue. Philippines asked to ‘disregard’ tribunal ruling on South China Sea, foreign minister says The Philippines was asked by China to “disregard” an international tribunal ruling […]