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 Melissa M. Chan | Jan 8, 2012
After accusing China of intrusion into the Philippine maritime jurisdiction in May 2011, the Philippine government is again accusing China of trespassing into their jurisdiction in the South China Sea. This area is believed to...
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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