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  1. 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

    ... mistake' could spark conflict With tension running high between the Philippines and China because of their maritime dispute, one wrong move could see Beijing grabbing all the disputed islands, say ... if we do any of those, I think we lose an island," he said. "If we make another mistake, I think the Chinese will continue to probe the weak spots, and if they can achieve it, ...

  2. News - Asia - SOUTH CHINA SEA

    Lonely Philippine marines guard outpost amid dispute with China

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

    ... second world war vessel had just one option after Chinese vessels blocked fresh supplies from reaching them: go fishing. The troops were 200 kilometres from the nearest major Philippine island ... known as the Nansha Islands in China- to the south, but last year began increasing pressure to end what it termed an "illegal occupation". China had always allowed Philippine vessels ...

  3. News - Asia - SOUTH CHINA SEA

    Philippine vessel evades Chinese Coast Guard ships in disputed waters

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

    ... 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 ...

  4. News - Asia - SOUTH CHINA SEA

    Philippine aircraft drops supplies to troops at disputed Renai reef

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

    ... Islander plane to drop food and water but it will only last a few days. We really have to send back the civilian boats. Since last year, we have been resupplying our troops using civilian ships ...

  5. News - China - SOUTH CHINA SEA

    Manila stores to pull Chinese-made globes showing claims to islands

    Posted Feb 13th 2013, 12:00am by Raissa Robles

    ... Raissa Robles in Manila Manila tells bookshops that globes depicting the nine-dash line convey 'misinformation' over territorial claims to disputed islands Beijing'sline has ... over waters and islands that are also claimed by other Asian nations, including the Philippines. Department of Foreign Affairs (DFA) spokesman Raul Hernandez said yesterday: "The DFA has ...

  6. News - China - SOUTH CHINA SEA

    Chinese minister to start talks with Philippines over disputed island

    Posted Oct 19th 2012, 12:00am by Cary Huang

    ... - known in China as Huangyan Island - comes after Beijing expressed its intention to ease tensions. Philippine President Benigno Aquino said he had high hopes China's new leaders, who would ... the Diaoyu Islands - known as the Senkakus in Japan - "suggested that both China and the Philippines want to avoid a similar stand-off". "Both Beijing and the Philippines, and also ...

  7. News - China - SOUTH CHINA SEA

    Philippines South China Sea legal case against China gathers pace

    Posted Sep 27th 2013, 06:04pm by Reuters

    ... the move as a breach of a 2002 declaration between China and Asean. “The Philippines has illegally occupied the reefs and islands in the South China Sea that belong to China ... China has ...

  8. News - Asia - SOUTH CHINA SEA

    Asean to press China for talks on new maritime code of conduct

    Posted Apr 23rd 2013, 12:00am by AFP

    ... Associated Press in Bandar Seri Begawan, Brunei Bloc's leaders will press Beijing to discuss adopting legally binding code of conduct on South China Sea, and North Korea's threats Asean to urge China join sea pact talks Worried that long-seethin ...

  9. News - Asia - SOUTH CHINA SEA

    Asia's fishermen in middle of South China Sea row

    Posted Nov 03rd 2012, 12:00am by Agence France-Presse on Ly Son Island, Vietnam

    ... Agence France-Presse on Ly Son Island, Vietnam Asia's beleaguered fishermen are caught in the middle of escalating territorial disputes that threaten their lifelines and regional ... and threw him in jail. For generations the Vietnamese islanders of Ly Son have braved typhoons and other dangers to bring home fish, but now they also have to contend with patrols sent by Beijing ...

  10. News - China - SOUTH CHINA SEA

    Beijing looks like a 'bully' by rejecting arbitration on South China Sea issue

    Posted May 25th 2013, 12:00am by Verna Yu

    ... other countries with claims to territory in the East and South China seas resolve their disputes through arbitration. Vietnam and China claim the Paracel Islands and the Spratly Islands ...




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