In July, the Permanent Court of Arbitration in The Hague ruled against China’s claims to...
by Josh Rudolph | Apr 1, 2014
Just after the Philippines submitted an arbitration case to the United Nations in effort to...
by Josh Rudolph | Apr 7, 2013
Reuters reports that China will soon be allowing tourists to visit disputed islands in the South China Sea: China will this month start allowing tourists to visit the Paracel Islands, one of a group of disputed islets and reefs...
by Melissa M. Chan | May 1, 2012
As tensions rise in the South China Sea due to the joint China-Russia military drills and the stalemate in the Scarborough Shoal, China was high on the agenda in talks between the Philippines and the US. Reuters reports: Those...
by Melissa M. Chan | Mar 18, 2012
Amid tensions in the South China Sea and the recent joint US-Philippines military exercises, Chinese ambassador to the Philippines, Ma Keqing, has stated that the region should aim for peace and stability. Ma’s statement seems...
by Sophie Beach | Jun 14, 2011
China’s neighbors are growing increasingly concerned about the ambitions of the country’s navy, especially after a drill off the Japanese coast raised alarms, and Vietnam conducted live-fire exercises in response to...
by Sophie Beach | Jul 24, 2010
From the New York Times: Opening a new source of potential friction with China, the Obama administration said Friday that it would step into a tangled dispute between China and its smaller Asian neighbors over a string of...
by Sophie Beach | May 13, 2009
The disputed Spratly Islands in the South China Sea, by Storm Crypt
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- LA Times – Amid crushing floods in China, officials focus not on climate change, but on control
- RFA – “Drowning” has become a sensitive word during Henan floods