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  1. News - China - SOUTH CHINA SEA

    CNOOC's 'Paracels Islands' rig makes major deepwater gas field discovery

    Posted Sep 16th 2014, 04:29am by Teddy Ng

    ... by the CNOOC 981 rig that led to a deterioration in ties between China and Vietnam in May. Beijing had deployed the rig to waters near the Paracel Islands, which are claimed by both Beijing and Hanoi. ... and gas resources in the South China Sea. The rig, which cost six billion yuan (HK$7.56 billion) to build, has been operating in the South China Sea since May 2012. Dr Kang Lin, from China's ...

  2. 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

    ... patrols in a disputed area of the South China Sea believed to hold rich oil and gas resources. Foreign relations department spokesman Charles Jose announced the protest a day after the airing ... 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 ...

  3. News - China - SOUTH CHINA SEA

    China to build five lighthouses in disputed Paracel Islands

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

    ... exploration of resources in the disputed waters." Xinhua reported last month that China was also dredging navigation channels off one island in the Paracels. ...

  4. News - Asia - SOUTH CHINA SEA

    US pledges to monitor South China Sea after Beijing rejects calls to curb its actions

    Posted Aug 11th 2014, 09:39pm by Reuters

    ... taken, a senior State Department official said yesterday, a day after Beijing rejected US pressure to rein in its actions in the disputed waters. The official spoke as US Secretary of State John ... which called for a voluntary freeze on provocative actions in the disputed sea. Tensions spiked in May when China parked a giant oil rig in waters claimed by Vietnam. The US and Philippine ...

  5. News - China - SOUTH CHINA SEA

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

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

    ... ministry has released the first video clips of a Vietnamese boat ramming maritime police vessels sent by Beijing after a Chinese oil rig was installed in contested waters in the South China Sea ... the freedom and safety of navigation in those waters, which he said threatened regional stability. Zhang Mingliang, a Southeast Asian affairs expert at Jinan University, said that compared ...

  6. News - Asia - SOUTH CHINA SEA

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

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

    ... within Vietnam's Communist Party over foreign-policy strategy. Beijing's May 2 deployment of a drilling rig in waters Vietnam claims as its exclusive economic zone ignited anti-China ... Five bigger islands in the group already have names. Chinese and Japanese coast guard ships have regularly confronted each other in surrounding waters. ...

  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

    ... 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

    ... 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 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 ...

  9. 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. ...

  10. News - China - SOUTH CHINA SEA

    State firms barred from Vietnam contract bids

    Posted Jun 09th 2014, 03:15am by KEIRA HUANG

    ... riots in Vietnam last month. The Foreign Ministry said in a statement yesterday that Vietnamese ships had rammed Chinese vessels and trespassed in Chinese restricted waters 1,416 times by 5pm ...




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