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  1. News - Asia - PHILIPPINES

    Philippines, US start annual war games focusing on threats in South China Sea

    Posted May 05th 2014, 06:11pm by Reuters

    ... in the face of China’s growing naval presence in the disputed South China Sea. The joint exercises “Balikatan” [shoulder-to-shoulder] would test the combat readiness of the two oldest allies ... disputes with China over the South China Sea, which is said to be rich in energy deposits and carries about US$5 billion in ship-borne trade every year. The Spratlys in the South China Sea are also ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1505076/philippines-us-start-annual-war-games-focusing-threats-south-china-sea
  2. News - Asia - PHILIPPINES

    Manila calls China action in disputed South China Sea an ‘urgent threat’

    Posted Mar 11th 2014, 06:16pm by Reuters

    ... Reuters in Manila Manila protested on Tuesday against Beijing’s blockade of civilian supply ships in disputed waters of the South China Sea, saying China’s latest actions “constitute ... and the Philippines, while Brunei, Taiwan and Malaysia also lay claim to parts. The South China Sea provides 10 per cent of the global fish catch, carries US$5 trillion in ship borne trade a year and its ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1446180/manila-calls-china-action-disputed-south-china-sea-urgent-threat
  3. News - Asia - PHILIPPINES

    Manila to defy Beijing and pursue challenge at UN over South China Sea

    Posted Mar 28th 2014, 10:34pm by AFP

    ... Beijing's claim to most of the South China Sea. Manila will file its case tomorrow, which will allow the UN arbitration tribunal to study the Philippine argument that the Chinese claim covers parts ... said. China claims most of the strategically important body of water as well as islets and reefs which border major sea lanes and are reputed to sit on vast oil and gas reserves. The Philippines ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1459810/manila-defy-beijing-and-pursue-challenge-un-over-south-china-sea
  4. News - Asia - PHILIPPINES

    Philippines condemns Beijing’s use of water cannon on fishermen in South China Sea

    Posted Feb 25th 2014, 04:11pm by Reuters in Manila

    ... 90 per cent of the South China Sea’s 3.5 million square kilometres of water. The sea provides 10 per cent of the global fish catch, carries US$5 trillion in ship-borne trade a year and its ... in these seas, Chinese ships have been carrying out necessary management appropriately and reasonably,” she added. “We demand that the relevant country earnestly respect China’s sovereignty, ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1434925/philippines-condemns-beijings-use-water-cannon-fishermen-south-china-sea
  5. News - Asia - PHILIPPINES

    Philippine group protests against China's project on Spratly Islands

    Posted Jun 12th 2014, 03:54pm by AP

    ... President Benigno Aquino marked the country's Independence Day yesterday by protesting against China's moves to reclaim land on the Spratly Islands in the South China Sea, where the two ... independence from Spanish colonialism to "assert sovereignty" over the disputed area. China claims virtually the entire South China Sea, including the potentially resource-rich Spratly ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1530837/philippine-group-protests-chinese-reclamation-disputed-islands
  6. News - Asia - PHILIPPINES

    Philippines pushes sea row at Asia-Europe summit

    Posted Nov 05th 2012, 06:27pm by Agence France-Presse in Vientiane

    ... Agence France-Presse in Vientiane The Philippines on Monday pushed its call for an international solution to overlapping claims in the South China Sea at an Asia-Europe summit, saying ... China Sea, home to global commercial shipping lanes, will affect Europe because it would lead to higher insurance premiums for their ships, Coloma added. China claims nearly all of the South ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1075489/philippines-pushes-sea-row-asia-europe-summit
  7. News - Asia - PHILIPPINES

    US to disband joint Philippine anti-terror task force, its job largely done

    Posted Jun 26th 2014, 10:56pm by AP

    ... exercises in the South China Sea near waters claimed by Beijing. Philippine officials said the week-long manoeuvres, involving three US warships and more than 1,000 servicemen, would address ... and their Philippine counterparts "to begin working on a transition plan where the JSOTF-P as a task force will no longer exist". He said there were 320 American military personnel left in the south ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1541244/us-disband-joint-philippine-anti-terror-task-force-its-job-largely-done
  8. News - Asia - PHILIPPINES

    Philippines to buy 12 South Korean fighter jets

    Posted Jan 30th 2013, 09:08pm by AFP

    ... stressed that the planned purchase was “not aimed at any particular country” despite the new tensions with China over conflicting maritime territorial claims in the South China Sea. Defence ... China Sea. Although the Philippines has long relied on its defence ties with the United States for most of its arms, it has recently been seeking more weaponry from other countries like Poland, ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1139536/philippines-buy-12-south-korean-fighter-jets
  9. News - Asia - PHILIPPINES

    Philippines evacuates coastal areas as first major storm of season approaches

    Posted Jul 14th 2014, 06:45pm by AFP

    ... millimetres of rainfall per hour, the disaster council said. Council spokeswoman Mina Marasigan warned that the storm could become even more powerful as it moves across the sea. She said there were ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1554134/philippines-braces-first-major-typhoon-season
  10. News - Asia - PHILIPPINES

    Philippines 'rejects China deal on disputed shoal'- as China denies making any such offer

    Posted Mar 01st 2014, 03:40am by Raissa Robles, Teddy Ng

    ... to internationalise the South China Sea dispute would complicate the situation. ... the South China Morning Post yesterday. Citing a "very reliable source", Golez said: "The carrot is that there's going to be mutual withdrawal [of ships off Scarborough Shoal] ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/china/article/1437621/philippines-rejects-china-deal-disputed-shoal-china-denies-making-any

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