Tag: Spratly

  • ASEAN Defense Ministers To Attend Summit

    Hopes for de-escalation in region. ASEAN Defense Ministers To Attend China Summit In October Posted By: Clayton Browne The South China Sea has been a global hot spot for several […]

  • China’s Self-Destructive Maritime Strategy

    Everybody wants a piece of the South China Sea. China’s Self-Destructive Maritime Strategy MASAHIRO MATSUMURA OSAKA – Once again, China’s territorial claims and construction of artificial islands in the South […]

  • China protests Philippine ship plan

    China continues S. China Sea push. China protests at Philippine repair of military ship in South China Sea China has urged the Philippines to remove a ship which serves as […]

  • China and US tussle over S China Sea

    Tensions rise in South China Sea. China demands US warships keep away from disputed South China Sea islands TENSIONS are set to escalate in the South China Sea as China […]

  • Island Mania

    Why do islands capture imaginations and fire competitive passions at this particular moment in Asian history? From the Spratlys and Paracels to the south to the Senkakus/Diaoyutais near the midpoint […]

  • Flashpoints

    Things are heating up in the Greater Pacific, in this article Foreign Policy examines five key spots to watch closely. 5 Flashpoints in the South China Sea As tensions mount […]

  • Tensions Increase

    Philippine President Benigno Aquino says his country will not back down in a territorial dispute with China. Philippines Slams China’s Establishment of Sansha City in South China Sea Philippine President […]

  • Sansha Garrison

    Beijing claims that it has authorized the creation of a military base in the area of a newly established city in a disputed part of the South China Sea. China Approves City […]

  • Maritime Dispute

    China’s Deputy Foreign Minister, Zhang Zhijun, summoned Vietnam’s Ambassador to China, Nguyen Van Tho, on Thursday to lodge a formal complaint over Vietnam’s claims to the Xisha and Nansha islands and adjacent waters […]