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  1. News - Asia - SOUTH CHINA SEA

    New oil rig? Philippine president questions activities of two Chinese ships in disputed waters

    Posted Sep 24th 2014, 11:59am by AP

    ... Associated Press in New York Benigno Aquino wary of ships' activities in Reed Bank, saying they could be mapping for submarines or preparing for an oil rig Philippine President Benigno Aquino on Tuesday voiced concern that a recent mission by two Chinese survey ships could presage an attempt to drill for oil there. He also stressed that his nation would stick up for its ...

  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

    ... which is said to be rich in energy deposits and carries about US$5 billion in ship-borne trade every year. Nearly 5,000 US and Philippine troops will participate in the 11-day annual exercise, ... continues to step up its presence and activities in the region. Two US amphibious ships, USS Peleliu and USS Germantown, are participating. Besides simulating boat raids and beach assaults, ...

  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 ... which was the nearest Chinese territory. A day earlier, Aquino expressed concern at the presence of Chinese government ships in the disputed waters, questioning how far China intended to push ...

  4. News - China - SOUTH CHINA SEA

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

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

    ... Minnie Chan minnie.chan@scmp.com Territorial disputes continue to rise over alleged ship clashes near the Paracel Islands Video shows Vietnamese boat ramming Chinese ships The foreign ... coastal surveillance ship KN-762 ramming Chinese maritime police vessels. The video clips showing the collisions were first revealed at a press briefing on Friday by Yi Xianliang, deputy director ...

  5. News - China - SOUTH CHINA SEA

    Vietnam airs video of Chinese ship sinking fishing boat in South China Sea

    Posted Jun 06th 2014, 04:15pm

    ... Agence France-Presse in Hanoi Footage shows large Chinese vessel ramming wooden boat near oil rig in disputed waters Watch: Video showing Chinese ship sinking Vietnamese fishing boat Vietnam has released dramatic footage showing a large Chinese ship chasing and ramming one of its fishing boats that then sank near an oil rig in contested waters in the South China Sea. ...

  6. News - China - SOUTH CHINA SEA

    China to build five lighthouses in disputed Paracel Islands

    Posted Aug 08th 2014, 04:55am by Andrea Chen

    ... spent a week surveying the area before selecting the sites that offered a safe place to berth ships, the China News Service reported. The lighthouses will improve navigation in the area, according to Chinese officials. Many islets and reefs in the region lack detailed maps for civilian ships, according to the report. "A lighthouse is a symbol of the country's sovereignty ...

  7. News - China - SOUTH CHINA SEA

    China dredges channels near disputed islands as Beijing 'asserts stance on South China Sea'

    Posted Jul 24th 2014, 05:04am by Teddy Ng

    ... ships and supply vessels would be built in the area in the future, the report said. "The new passages will help the way fishermen operate and provide them with more convenient living ... assertive in showing its sovereignty over the disputed waters through its economic activities and by expanding channels for Chinese shipping. The Paracels have been occupied by China since 1974, ...

  8. 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 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 ...

  9. News - Asia - SOUTH CHINA SEA

    Japan provides Vietnam with 6 vessels to 'strengthen maritime law enforcement'

    Posted Aug 01st 2014, 04:00pm by Reuters

    ... Five bigger islands in the group already have names. Chinese and Japanese coast guard ships have regularly confronted each other in surrounding waters. ...

  10. News - Asia - SOUTH CHINA SEA

    Vietnam and Philippines to hold sporting contests on Spratlys

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

    ... in the Paracel archipelago. Philippine President Benigno Aquino expressed concern at what he said were photographs showing more Chinese ships in the Spratlys that he feared could be used to reclaim land and convert reefs into China-held islands. He said the vessels were similar to ships China used recently to turn another reef in the Spratlys into a tiny island that the Philippines believed could ...




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