Posts Tagged Spratly Islands

PH Defense chief says China trespassing in Ayungin Shoal

Robie de Guzman   •   November 25, 2021

MANILA, Philippines – Department of National Defense (DND) Secretary Delfin Lorenzana on Thursday reiterated that the Philippines has sovereign rights over Ayungin Shoal (also called Second Thomas Shoal) following China’s...

In first under Trump, U.S. warship challenges Beijing’s claims in South China Sea

UNTV News   •   May 25, 2017

A U.S. Navy warship sailed within 12 nautical miles of an artificial island built up by China in the South China Sea, U.S. officials said on Wednesday, the first such...

China able to deploy warplanes on artificial islands any time: U.S. think tank

UNTV News   •   March 28, 2017

China appears to have largely completed major construction of military infrastructure on artificial islands it has built in the South China Sea and can now deploy combat planes and other...

Chinese bomber flies round contested Spratlys in show of force: U.S. official

admin   •   January 11, 2017

A Chinese H-6 strategic bomber flew around the Spratly Islands at the weekend in a new show of force in the contested South China Sea, a U.S. official said on...

Disputed parts of West Phl Sea can be declared maritime protected area – SC Justice Carpio

admin   •   August 11, 2016

Parts of the disputed West Philippine Sea are believed to play a big role in the marine environment of South East Asia. Some experts say one important area is the...

Philippine fishermen favor strong president to end China’s blockade

admin   •   May 6, 2016

A 30-foot trawler named “Marvin” lies beached on a grass bank overlooking the South China Sea, idle since China’s coastguard began driving away Philippine fishermen after a fierce standoff four...

China says about to finish some land reclamation in South China Sea

admin   •   June 17, 2015

China will soon complete some of its land reclamation on the Spratly islands in the disputed South China Sea, the Foreign Ministry said on Tuesday, indicating that Beijing is close...

China says wants to counter Vietnam’s ‘slander’ on South China Sea

admin   •   June 11, 2014

(Reuters) – China said on Tuesday that it wanted to counter Vietnam’s “slander” to the world about what was happening in disputed areas of the South China Sea, after Beijing asked theUnited...


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