Tag: East China Sea

  • US identifies 2 ships to be given to PHL

    New ships for Philippine Navy. US identifies 2 ships to be given to PHL by Philippine News Agency The White House has identified the two ships US President Barack Obama […]

  • US to return to Philippines?

    US Navy left base in 1992. US Navy edges back to Subic Bay in Philippines – under new rules The US – which was booted from the naval base in […]

  • Philippines rejects China talks

    West Philippine Sea dispute continues. Philippines rejects bilateral talks with China anew By Delon Porcalla MANILA, Philippines – Malacañang yesterday rejected China’s renewed offer of bilateral talks to settle the […]

  • Asia’s Lethal Naval Arms Race

    Regional maritime disputes increase tensions. Asia’s Lethal Naval Arms Race Sheryn Lee Claims that a destabilizing ‘arms race’ is underway in the Asia–Pacific have become commonplace and are supported by reports […]

  • G-7 calls for maritime order

    G7 Leaders Call for ‘Rules-Based’ Maritime Order, Condemn North Korea Meeting in Germany sees call for maritime security. The leaders of the G-7 came together to call for maritime security, […]

  • Japanese ship in Philippines for anti-piracy exercise

    Joint exercise begins on Wednesday.  Japanese ship in Philippines for anti-piracy exercise MANILA – A Japan Coast Guard (JCG) vessel docked at a Philippine port yesterday for a law enforcement […]

  • Philippines: maritime security threats

    Piracy, illegal poaching and China… Other threats off our coastal waters CHINA’S TERRITORIAL expansion in the South China sea, illegal poaching by Chinese and other foreign fishers in Philippine internal […]

  • China and Japan – maritime security talks

    Hopes talks will defuse tension. China and Japan ‘to hold maritime security talks’ The governments of Japan and China have agreed to resume talks as early as next week to […]

  • Philippine Navy Is Rusting Away

    Manila has to make up for decades of neglect The Philippine Navy Is Rusting Away by JOSEPH TREVITHICK In December 2014, the Philippine Navy announced plans for a major overhaul […]

  • The undersea arms race

    Maritime spats ‘stirring undersea arms race’ Raul Dancel Territorial disputes in the East China Sea and South China Sea are fuelling a build-up in submarine fleets that can spark more […]