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  1. News - Asia - SOUTH CHINA SEA

    PLA Navy amphibious task force reaches Malaysia 'to defend South China sea'

    Posted Mar 27th 2013, 12:00am by Greg Torode

    ... Navy A fully equipped PLA amphibious task force has reached China's southernmost claimed possession in the South China Sea in an unprecedented show of force that is raising eyebrows across ... and crew gathering on the deck of the Jinggangshan- one of the PLA Navy's three 200-metre landing ships- to pledge to "defend the South China Sea, maintain national sovereignty and strive ...

  2. News - Asia - SOUTH CHINA SEA

    Philippine vessel evades Chinese Coast Guard ships in disputed waters

    Posted Mar 29th 2014, 08:44pm by AP, AFP

    ... ship slipped past a Chinese coastguard blockade yesterday and brought food and fresh troops to a marooned navy ship used as a base by Philippine troops to bolster the country's territorial ... their competing claims to waters and islands close to Philippine land mass. The incident took place at Second Thomas Shoal, where a small number of Philippine soldiers are stationed on a navy vessel ...

  3. News - Asia - SOUTH CHINA SEA

    Lonely Philippine marines guard outpost amid dispute with China

    Posted Apr 02nd 2014, 09:47pm by AFP

    ... we are marines and we adapt. We went fishing." The Philippines has since 1999 stationed a tiny number of marines on a former US Navy boat that was deliberately grounded on a group ...

  4. News - Asia - SOUTH CHINA SEA

    Beijing laying a trap for the Philippines in South China Sea, say experts

    Posted Apr 02nd 2014, 09:48pm by Alan Robles

    ... are stationed on a navy vessel that was grounded there in 1999 to assert the Philippines' sovereignty. Marwyn Samuels, a China specialist from Syracuse University who has been a visiting professor ...

  5. News - Asia - SOUTH CHINA SEA

    Philippine aircraft drops supplies to troops at disputed Renai reef

    Posted Mar 12th 2014, 05:48pm by Reuters

    ... Thomas Shoal, after China blocked two Filipino supply ships from reaching the troops, a senior navy official said yesterday. Chinese ships patrolling waters around Second Thomas Shoal, known ... only intend to improve the conditions there, we have no plans to expand or build permanent structures on the shoal," a Philippines navy official said. "On Monday, we sent a navy ...

  6. News - Asia - SOUTH CHINA SEA

    Rift in Philippine government over secret China talks in shoal row

    Posted Sep 20th 2012, 12:00am by AFP

    ... Enrile launched a blistering attack on the former navy man in a nationally televised address. Enrile, the third-highest official in the country, said he backed del Rosario and accused Trillanes ... kilometres from the western coast of the Philippines' main island of Luzon. China claims nearly all of the South China Sea, even waters close to other nations. A former navy lieutenant, ...


    Preparing for the main event

    Posted Jun 21st 2012, 12:00am by Greg Torode

    ... the Philippines may be ignoring that. We are prepared." 6 The PLA Daily claimed last month that there were 'six irrefutable' proofs that the disputed Scarborough Shoal belongs to China     ...



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