Tag: territorial dispute

  • Calming Tensions

    Secretary of State Hillary Clinton is in Asia where she is discussing efforts by U.S. allies Indonesia and Singapore to help calm tensions over rival territorial claims in the South […]

  • 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 […]

  • Antagonising Beijing

    The Japanese news agency Kyodo has reported that Tokyo has made a $25 million bid for the purchase of a group of islands Beijing considers ‘sacred territory’ Japan Plans To […]

  • Politics and Ships

    China does not want to control all of the oil and natural gas rich South China Sea, according to officials Beijing only wants 80 percent. China Asserts Sea Claim With […]

  • 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 […]

  • Sea Code

    Cambodia says Southeast Asian foreign ministers have moved closer to agreement on guidelines for preventing territorial disputes in the South China Sea. Cambodia Says ASEAN Ministers Agree to ‘Key Elements’ […]

  • Tensions Increase

    Amidst ongoing tension between the Philippines and China over the Scarborough Shoal territorial dispute, a U.S. nuclear-powered submarine has been spotted off the coast of Subic Bay Freeport Zone. US sends nuclear-powered submarine […]