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  1. 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 ...

  2. 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 ...

  3. News - Asia - SOUTH CHINA SEA

    Vietnam and Philippines to hold sporting contests on Spratlys

    Posted Jun 05th 2014, 11:09pm by AFP

    ... Agence France-Presse in Manila Sports diplomacy hits the Spratlys Troops from the Philippines and Vietnam planned a round of sports diplomacy on contested islands in the South China Sea, the Philippines said, as tensions worsen with China. Basketball, beach volleyball and tug-of-war games would be held this weekend on tiny islands that were claimed by the nations to show that rivals could ...

  4. 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 ...

  5. 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 ...

  6. 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 ...

  7. 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" ...

  8. 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 ...

  9. News - Asia - SOUTH CHINA SEA

    Philippine vessel evades Chinese coastguard ships in disputed waters

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

    ... Agencies in Manila Philippines boat carrying supplies to soldiers evades coastguard after a two-hour stand off Philippine resupply ship slips past Chinese vessels A Philippine government ... Manila has said is "China's bullying" in the disputed waters. The two-hour stand-off was the latest in a series of escalations in a dispute between the two countries over ...

  10. News - Asia - SOUTH CHINA SEA

    Philippines, Vietnam condemn China's fishing law

    Posted Jan 11th 2014, 03:35pm by AP

    ... Associated Press in Manila China’s assertiveness in pressing its claims in the waters has are unnerved its smaller neighbours and created a potential military flashpoint Manila, Hanoi condemn fishing rule The Philippines and Vietnam have condemned a new Chinese regulation that requires foreign fishermen to seek Beijing's approval to operate in much of the South China Sea. ...




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