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  1. News - China - SOUTH CHINA SEA

    China plans artificial island in disputed Spratlys chain in South China Sea

    Posted Jun 07th 2014, 02:58am by KRISTINE KWOK, Minnie Chan

    ... Kristine Kwok and Minnie Chan The move indicates a shift from defence to offence in the East and South China seas China plans to make disputed reef a vast island China is looking to expand ... long-running sovereignty disputes from a defensive stance to an offensive one, analysts said. They said it was seen as a step to the declaration of an air defence identification zone. The Philippines ...

  2. News - China - SOUTH CHINA SEA

    Video shows 'Vietnamese boat ramming Chinese ships' in disputed waters

    Posted Jun 14th 2014, 09:49am by Minnie Chan

    ... the defence ministry released video of Japanese fighter jets flying close to Chinese military aircraft. China has stepped up efforts to rebut Hanoi's claim it violated Vietnamese territory ...

  3. News - Asia - SOUTH CHINA SEA

    US, Philippines stage war games amid rising South China Sea tensions

    Posted May 09th 2014, 01:49pm by AFP

    ... “challenges” in the South China Sea. The Philippines, which signed a mutual defence treaty with the United States in 1951, has been involved in increasingly tense maritime confrontations with regional ...

  4. News - China - SOUTH CHINA SEA

    India mulls sending naval ships to Vietnam

    Posted Dec 05th 2012, 12:00am by Greg Torode

    ... Professor Carl Thayer of the Australian Defence Force Academy said that while Indian naval ships had rights of passage in international waters, the comments might prove premature. "I'm ...

  5. News - Asia - SOUTH CHINA SEA

    Manila's action over South China Sea could risk aggravating disputes

    Posted Jan 26th 2013, 12:00am by Greg Torode

    ... are wary about commenting, the region is abuzz with talk of how it will play out. Professor Carl Thayer, a scholar at the Australian Defence Force Academy, said that if the "bold move" ...

  6. News - China - SOUTH CHINA SEA

    US lawmakers call China ‘bully’ in sea disputes

    Posted Sep 13th 2012, 09:22am by Associated Press in Washington

    ... defence,” he said. On Thursday, the House Intelligence Committee will question executives of two major Chinese technology companies as it probes allegations that the firms’ involvement in the US ...


    Preparing for the main event

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

    ... is no defence in international law. "Disputes concerning China's objections to activities within the [exclusive economic zone] of Southeast Asian claimants may be subject to the [compulsory ...



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