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Taiwan Sends Fishing Fleet and Lawmakers to Claim Rights to Taiping Island after International Tribunal Deems it a ‘Rock’

Taiwan Sends Fishing Fleet and Lawmakers to Claim Rights to Taiping Island after International Tribunal Deems it a ‘Rock’

The long-awaited results of an international tribunal hearing over the much-contested South China Sea came in last week – and since then, the ruling has placed the hot-button issue of territorial claims in the spotlight. The Permanent Court of Arbitration in the Hague ruled July 12 in favor of the Philippines, saying that evidence as […]

How Do Chinese Protest South China Sea Ruling? Boycott Filipino Mangoes, Smash iPhones

How Do Chinese Protest South China Sea Ruling? Boycott Filipino Mangoes, Smash iPhones

China is not happy about the international tribunal ruling on the South China Sea territorial disputes at the Hague on July 12 – that is, because the powerful nation overwhelmingly lost. Chinese citizens took it upon themselves to express their anger in, well, a nonconventional way. No, they didn’t riot down the streets, they didn’t […]

As South China Sea Ruling Nears, China Ramps Up Propaganda

As South China Sea Ruling Nears, China Ramps Up Propaganda

There are just days before the world hears the ruling by an international tribunal on the Philippine’s case against power-nation China over the hot-button issue of the South China Sea. China, in the past, has made blatant – and often belligerent –  statements saying it does not care about the results of the hearing and […]

Laying Out the Rising Tensions Between Nations in the South China Sea

Laying Out the Rising Tensions Between Nations in the South China Sea

Tensions the South China Sea have not only remained a constant, but despite no recent urgent actions, those tensions keep on rising and rising and rising. China recently built artificial islands (which contain air-strips and radar stations), which has U.S. patrols challenging China’s arrogant claims. Because of this, concerns that the pressures regarding the highly-desirable […]

US War Ships to Test Chinese South Sea Sovereignty a Third Time

US War Ships to Test Chinese South Sea Sovereignty a Third Time

US Naval forces are planning to lead another contingent nearby the heavily disputed islands in the South China Sea early this month, a source acquainted with the arrangement said on Friday. This will be the third such effort which have drawn sharp rebukes from China. It was not immediately clear about the exact timing of […]

US Urging China to De-Militarize all of South China Sea

US Urging China to De-Militarize all of South China Sea

The US is urging China to cover the entire South China Sea in its pledge to not militarize islands in the region. In recent months, China has deployed surface-to-air missiles, radar gear, and fighter jets to an islet there. “We are concerned that China has taken a number of unilateral steps over the last several […]

The US will Keep Testing China on Militarizing Disputed Islands

The US will Keep Testing China on Militarizing Disputed Islands

In an exclusive interview with Channel News Asia, US President Barack Obama said Washington will “continue to test” Beijing’s pledge to not militarize the disputed South China Sea. His comments came a day before Taiwan announced China had deployed surface-to-air missiles on Woody Island in the Paracel Islands chain. “We think China is resorting to […]

US Warship Entered Disputed Chinese Waters Without Approval

US Warship Entered Disputed Chinese Waters Without Approval

The Pentagon has confirmed it sent a warship into the disputed South China Sea in order to uphold freedom-of-navigation laws and to challenge nations’ attempts to restrict passage in the region. The USS Curtis Wilbur sailed within 12-nautical-miles of Triton Island, which is administered by China. “The United States will fly, sail and operate anywhere […]

China Lands Plane on Spratlys Island in Disputed South China Sea

China Lands Plane on Spratlys Island in Disputed South China Sea

For the first time, China has landed a plane on a runway on one of its artificial islands in the disputed South China Sea. The plane landed on Jan. 2 on a runway at the Fiery Cross Reef. Foreign ministry spokeswoman Hua Chunying confirmed during the weekend that a civilian plane had landed on the […]

Filipino Activists land on Island in South China Sea

Filipino Activists land on Island in South China Sea

To China’s outrage, a group of 47 Filipino activists descended Saturday onto an island at the center of the disputed South China Sea. The Philippines calls this island Pagasa, while China claims it as Zhongye. The protestors who posted a picture of themselves on the island via Facebook are from the Kalayaan Atin Ito group, according […]

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