The USS McCampbell on exercise in the South China Sea in January. Photo: Handout

Respect Chinese sovereignty in South China Sea, Beijing warns Washington

  • US accused of ‘stirring up trouble’ and disregarding international law
  • Freedom of navigation patrols set to increase this year
Topic |   South China Sea

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The USS McCampbell on exercise in the South China Sea in January. Photo: Handout
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An image released by the US Navy showing Monday’s joint military exercise with Britain in the South China Sea. Photo: Twitter

Chinese-British relations ‘complicated’ by South China Sea military plans

  • Joint US-Britain naval drill in disputed waters follows hard on the heels of Beijing anger at plans to deploy new aircraft carrier to the region
  • Disputed waters have become a dangerous flashpoint between Beijing and Washington
Topic |   South China Sea

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An image released by the US Navy showing Monday’s joint military exercise with Britain in the South China Sea. Photo: Twitter
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