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  1. News - China - SOUTH CHINA SEA

    Disputes over sovereignty hide quake and tsunami danger in Manila Trench

    Posted Aug 03rd 2014, 05:57am by STEPHEN CHEN

    ... Stephen Chen binglin.chen@scmp.com As countries clash over sovereignty in the region, scientists are unable to do crucial research on the quake-prone Manila Trench Disputes disguise ... model to analyse historical seismic data collected by mainland research vessels along the Manila Trench. The results unnerved him. The trench stretches about 350km from southern Taiwan southward ...

  2. News - Asia - SOUTH CHINA SEA

    Joint US-Philippine exercises start near disputed South China Sea waters

    Posted Sep 30th 2014, 04:26am by Reuters

    ... Reuters in Manila US, Philippines start joint military exercises Thousands of Philippine and American soldiers began annual war games yesterday near disputed waters in the South China Sea, testing the readiness of the two oldest security allies in the southeast Asian region to respond to any emergency. The Philippines has territorial disputes with China over the South China Sea, ...

  3. News - Asia - SOUTH CHINA SEA

    Philippines to protest to Beijing over shipping activity in South China Sea

    Posted Aug 18th 2014, 09:33pm by AFP

    ... Agence France-Presse in Manila Philippines to protest at China shipping activity The Philippines said yesterday it would protest to China about what it called Beijing's increasing ... they were first sighted in June but could remain at sea for over a month. Aquino joked that China eventually could claim all of the Philippines, citing the presence of Chinese migrants in Manila ...

  4. News - Asia - SOUTH CHINA SEA

    Manila to tackle sea row 'with or without China' at UN

    Posted Feb 21st 2013, 12:00am by Greg Torode

    ... controversial claims, Manila will be free to push ahead without China's consent in a rare move. A Foreign Ministry statement this week made clear that Beijing had no interest in dignifying Manila's move, dismissed by some mainland analysts as a stunt. China's envoy in Manila, Ma Keqing , met Filipino officials on Tuesday, formally rejecting Manila's Statement ...

  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 Manila seeing red Bookshops selling Chinese-made globes in the Philippines have agreed to withdraw them from sale after being told by the government that they depict "misinformation" ...

  6. 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

    ... Sea dispute battle A single act in Manila this week shifted the diplomatic and legal battle lines in the intensifying South China Sea dispute. When Philippine Foreign Secretary Albert del Rosario summoned Chinese ambassador Ma Keqing on Tuesday to announce that Manila was taking Beijing's sovereignty claim to United Nations arbitration without its consent, he set the stage ...

  7. News - Asia - SOUTH CHINA SEA

    Philippines to charge nine Chinese fishermen for ‘poaching’ in South China Sea

    Posted May 12th 2014, 03:56pm by Agencies and Teddy Ng

    ... Agencies in Manila and Hanoiand Teddy Ng in Beijing Manila to repatriate two Chinese minors among crew arrested for allegedly killing turtles, but risks Beijing's ire Turtle poaching ... their release. The decision is likely to further stoke tensions between the two countries. Chinese observers said Manila wanted to counter-balance Beijing's rising assertiveness over the disputed ...

  8. News - Asia - SOUTH CHINA SEA

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

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

    ... Agence France-Presse in Manila As the Philippines disputes China's claim to parts of the South China Sea, US and Filipino marines carried out a mock amphibious assault on a beach ... At the opening ceremony in Manila last week, Filipino Foreign Secretary Albert del Rosario said this year’s joint manoeuvres were designed to help the hosts boost their “maritime capability” to address ...

  9. News - Asia - SOUTH CHINA SEA

    Philippine aircraft drops supplies to troops at disputed Renai reef

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

    ... Reuters in Manila Philippine aircraft drops supplies to disputed reef A Philippine aircraft dropped food and water to soldiers stationed on a grounded transport ship on the disputed Second ... in China as the Renai reef, on Sunday ordered the Philippine ships carrying construction materials to leave the area. Beijing claims Manila is trying to start construction on the disputed reef ...

  10. 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

    ... Alan Robles in Manila Beijing is laying a trap for the Philippines in disputed waters, experts say, waiting for an excuse to seize territory in the oil-rich Spratlys 'One ... Manila's ambassador to China. "The margin of error for our forces is really very small." The danger really is a short, sharp conflict due to miscalculation. The margin of error for our ...




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