An overview of the Chinese vessels in Whitsun Reef. Photo: Maxar via Reuters An overview of the Chinese vessels in Whitsun Reef. Photo: Maxar via Reuters
An overview of the Chinese vessels in Whitsun Reef. Photo: Maxar via Reuters
South China Sea

Spratly Islands, Diaoyu, Bay of Bengal: is a storm brewing in Asia-Pacific waters?

  • The US-China rivalry has fuelled maritime maneuverings by Asian and European countries in regional waterways such as the South China Sea
  • China’s new coastguard law has also been blamed, but an analyst says Beijing has historically never used lethal force in its operations at sea

Topic |   South China Sea
An overview of the Chinese vessels in Whitsun Reef. Photo: Maxar via Reuters An overview of the Chinese vessels in Whitsun Reef. Photo: Maxar via Reuters
An overview of the Chinese vessels in Whitsun Reef. Photo: Maxar via Reuters
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