Showing posts with label Paracel Islands. Show all posts
Showing posts with label Paracel Islands. Show all posts

Wednesday, July 13, 2022

China says it drove away US destroyer that sailed near disputed Paracel Islands

A US destroyer sailed near the disputed Paracel Islands in the South China Sea on Wednesday, drawing an angry reaction from Beijing, which said its military had "driven away" the ship after it illegally entering territorial waters.

Monday, July 12, 2021

China says it ‘drove away’ US warship ‘illegally’ in waters claimed by Beijing on anniversary of Hague ruling on South China Sea — RT

South China Sea

Beijing has once again called on the US to desist from provocative behavior after an American warship entered the waters around the Paracel Islands on the fifth anniversary of a court ruling against Chinese claims to the region.

Thursday, May 20, 2021

China Says US Warship Illegally Enters Its Territory in South China Sea - Tasnim News Agency

South China Sea

(Tasnim) – China said on Thursday a US warship had illegally entered its territorial waters in the South China Sea, the latest salvo in the two nations' dispute over Beijing's territorial claims in the busy waterway.

Saturday, February 6, 2021

US warship sails near Chinese-controlled Paracel Islands | Al Jazeera

A US warship has sailed near the Chinese-controlled Paracel Islands in the disputed South China Sea in a freedom of navigation operation, the US Navy said, the first such mission under President Joe Biden’s new administration.

Monday, May 28, 2018

Thursday, May 3, 2018

Wednesday, October 11, 2017

China Protests US Navy Sailing near South China Sea Claims

USS Chafee
China on Wednesday protested the sailing of a US Navy ship near its territorial claims in the South China Sea, saying it would continue to take measures to protect Beijing's interests in the vital waterway claimed by several nations.

Saturday, September 2, 2017

Hanoi Objects to Annual Chinese Military Drills in South China Sea

Paracel Islands
Beijing on Friday urged calm as Hanoi expressed frustration at China’s military drills in the South China Sea. The most recent disagreement over the contested water way has pushed tensions between the neighboring countries to their highest levels in three years.

Wednesday, August 9, 2017

En pleine tension dans la région, les USA enverront leur porte-avions au Vietnam

la Mer de Chine méridionale
Sur fond du différend autour de la Mer de Chine méridionale, le Vietnam se tourne vers Washington pour muscler la coopération navale. Une visite d’un bâtiment de guerre américaine vers les côtes vietnamiennes est déjà au menu.

Thursday, March 16, 2017

China expands construction works in disputed S. China reefs : reports

China has allegedly begun fresh construction work on one of the South China Sea islets, new satellite images show. According to an assessment of the imagery, China might be building a new large port on the disputed Paracel Islands.

Wednesday, February 15, 2017

China Warns US against Fresh Naval Patrols in South China Sea

China's Foreign Ministry Wednesday warned Washington against challenging its sovereignty, responding to reports the United States was planning fresh naval patrols in the disputed South China Sea.

Saturday, July 23, 2016

China removed missiles from South China Sea islands ahead of UN verdict

China has removed its new generation surface-to-air missiles from a disputed island in the South China Sea after US withdrew its aircraft carrier ahead of a landmark verdict by an UN-backed tribunal[?], a media report said on Saturday.

Monday, July 18, 2016

China prepares for showdown, to close part of South China Sea for military exercise

China said on Monday that it is closing off a part of the South China Sea for military exercises this week, days after an international tribunal ruled against Beijing's claim to ownership of virtually the entire strategic waterway.

Saturday, January 30, 2016

Saturday, October 31, 2015

Thursday, June 12, 2014

Japanese resolution on Xisha "extremely irresponsible" (Chinese Foreign Ministry)

China on Thursday slammed the Japanese Diet's foreign affairs committee as "extremely irresponsible" and "harboring ulterior motives".

The Foreign Affairs Committee of the Japanese House of Representatives on Wednesday passed a resolution to condemn China's drilling activities in waters adjacent to the Xisha Islands in the South China Sea.

Chinese Foreign Ministry spokeswoman Hua Chunying said at a daily press briefing on Thursday the resolution issued by the Japanese parliament breached international laws and betrayed historical facts.

Tuesday, May 27, 2014

Oil rig moves to 2nd phase. - FM urges Vietnam to cease interruption of operations

China's first deep water oil rig in the South China Sea will move to the second phase of oil drilling and exploration Tuesday, a day after a Vietnamese fishing boat capsized during a face-off with Chinese vessels in nearby waters.

Geological data was collected during the first phase which finished Tuesday, said China Oilfield Services Limited affiliated to China National Offshore Oil Corporation, which manages the Haiyang Shiyou 981 drilling platform. The drilling is expected to end mid-August.

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