Tag: territorial dispute

  • China wants to talk

    Ongoing territorial dispute shows no signs of resolution. China says the Philippines is ignoring a maritime talks proposal China said on Wednesday the Philippines has ignored a proposal for a […]

  • Manila asks Japan for large patrol ships

    The Philippines is the Southeast Asian nation most at odds with China over the South China Sea. Manila asks Japan for large ships to patrol South China Sea MANILA (Reuters) […]

  • 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 […]

  • Indonesia, China and the S. China Sea

    South China Sea dispute continues to simmer. Indonesia asks China to clarify South China Sea claims BY RANDY FABI AND BEN BLANCHARD Indonesia has asked China to clarify its claims […]

  • Vietnam, France join for navy drills

    France strengthening regional cooperation. Naval units of Vietnam, France to launch joint marine training drill Le Vendémiaire, a cruiser of the French Navy, arrived at Tien Sa Port in the […]

  • ASEAN’s maritime hotline

    Hopes that improved communication will improve relations. Asean countries agree to set up hotline to deal with maritime issues in the region The 10-member Association of South East Asian Nations […]

  • Japan’s MSDF beefs up operations

    MSDF to remind China it’s there. Japan plans Vietnam port call to check Chinese expansion TOKYO — Japan’s Maritime Self-Defense Forces will visit Vietnam’s Cam Ranh Bay next fiscal year — […]

  • China media denounce US warship

    US push for freedom of navigation irritates China. China media denounce US warship in South China Sea Editorials in Chinese state media have denounced the presence of a US warship […]

  • UAVs in the South China Sea

    Cost effective maritime surveillance? Weapons of the weak: UAVs in the South China Sea By Liang Nah An often quoted statement by ancient Greek historian Thucydides in his principal work, […]

  • China and the S China Sea

    A softly, softly approach to policing. No Guns as China’s Coast Guard Chases Boats in South China Sea By David Tweed Armed with little more than flashing lights, loud hailers […]