Tag: Spratly Islands

  • China’s Naval Modernisation

    Can the US maintain a high seas edge? China’s Naval Modernisation: Implications for US Navy Capabilities DMITRY FILIPOFF “The U.S.-Chinese military balance in the Pacific could nevertheless influence day-to-day choices […]

  • Vietnam reclaiming S. China Sea land

    Work described as “significant”.  Images show Vietnam reclaiming land in South China Sea (Reuters) – Newly released satellite images show Vietnam has carried out significant land reclamation at two sites […]

  • US welcome to use S China Sea facilities

    New bases at disputed Spratly Islands.  China says US welcome to use civilian facilities in South China Sea (Reuters) – The United States and other countries will be welcome to […]

  • China expands construction work

    Ownership disputed by Vietnam, China and Philippines.  China expands construction work in disputed Spratly waters By NAOJI SHIBATA Beijing appears to have made steady advances in the construction of port […]

  • Island Woes for Arsenal FC

    The ‘cat that made it to Manchester on the back of a van’ story this week regards Arsenal FC’s latest woes; it appears that the world famous football club has […]

  • Much at Stake

    Vast oil reserves, trillion-dollar trade routes, fervent nationalist sentiments, competing territorial claims and bitter histories – the waters off the east coast of China are a sea of money and […]

  • Disputed Islands

    Chinese State media reported today that while tensions rise with its neighbours over rival claims to the area, Beijing has sent a large fishing fleet to the sensitive Spratly Islands in the […]

  • Combat Readiness

    As tensions grow in the area, Taiwanese Coast guards stationed in the disputed South China Sea region are training to improve their combat readiness. Ministry reiterates mission to train coast […]

  • Spratly Dispute

    The Philippines is sending a mission to China to discuss the alleged harassment by two Chinese naval vessels of a research ship of the Department of Energy (DOE) off the […]