Showing posts with label South China Sea. Show all posts
Showing posts with label South China Sea. Show all posts

Wednesday, May 31, 2023

Malaysia seizes Chinese ship suspected of looting WW2 wrecks

Malaysian authorities have seized a Chinese registered dredger suspected of looting the wrecks of British warships that sunk off the east coast of the peninsula during World War II.

Tuesday, May 2, 2023

Biden says US commitment to Philippines 'ironclad' amid China tensions

The US's commitment to the Philippines' security is "ironclad" amid mounting tensions with China, President Joe Biden said Monday as he hosted his Philippine counterpart.

Sunday, April 30, 2023

US says China intimidates Philippine vessels in South China Sea

The United States has accused China of “harassment and intimidation of Philippine vessels” and called on Beijing to end “provocative” action in the South China Sea after a recent near-collision between a Chinese vessel and a Philippine Coast Guard boat.

Wednesday, April 26, 2023

US, Philippine troops fire rockets a ship in largest-ever drills

US and Philippine troops fired a salvo of rockets at a warship representing an enemy vessel in the disputed South China Sea on Wednesday, in the final exercise of the allies’ largest-ever military drills.

Tuesday, April 11, 2023

Philippines and US start largest ever annual military drills

The United States and the Philippines have begun their largest-ever military drills, which will include a live-fire exercise on a sunken ship in the South China Sea.

Monday, April 3, 2023

Philippines announces locations of 4 bases to be used by US army

The office of Philippine President Ferdinand Marcos Jr has named the four additional bases that United States forces will have access to under an existing defense agreement to expand military cooperation.

Thursday, March 23, 2023

Wednesday, February 22, 2023

Australia, Philippines consider joint patrols in South China Sea

Australia and the Philippines are exploring the possibility of joint patrols in the disputed South China Sea, where recent “aggressive activities” by the Chinese Coast Guard towards a Philippine vessel saw Beijing’s envoy in Manila summoned by Philippine President Ferdinand Marcos Jr.

Saturday, February 18, 2023

Philippine president says nation won’t lose ‘inch’ of territory, EEZ

Philippine President Ferdinand Marcos Jr has said that his country “will not lose an inch” of territory, remarks that come on the heels of tensions with Beijing in the South China Sea this week that saw China’s ambassador in Manila summoned to the president’s office.

Monday, January 16, 2023

Chinese navy holds ‘confrontational drills’ in South China Sea

The Chinese navy has carried out a series of “confrontational drills” in the South China Sea, according to state media, at the same time as a United States aircraft carrier group launched “maritime strike training” in the contested waterway.

Friday, December 30, 2022

China fighter jet flew within six metres of US surveillance plane

A Chinese fighter jet flew within six metres (20 feet) of a United States Air Force surveillance plane over the hotly contested South China Sea earlier this month, the US military said on Thursday.

Thursday, December 1, 2022

Philippines president says state must find ways to exploit South China Sea resources

The Philippines must find a way to explore for oil and gas in the South China Sea even without a deal with China, President Ferdinand Marcos Jr said on Thursday, emphasizing his country’s right to exploit energy reserves in the contested waterway.

Tuesday, November 29, 2022

Washington Rejects Beijings Accusation Of US Cruiser Intrusion In Chinese Waters

The United States Navy's 7th Fleet denied on Tuesday Beijing's statement about an intrusion of a US missile cruiser Chancellorsville into Chinese waters.

China says it drove away US cruiser that 'illegally intruded' waters

China's military said on Tuesday a US cruiser "illegally intruded" into waters near the South China Sea Spratly Islands and that it monitored and then drove away the guided missile cruiser.

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.

Tuesday, June 7, 2022

Canadian warplanes' actions 'provocative' -

China firmly opposes close reconnaissance and provocative actions by Canada's warplanes, which threaten China's national security, a spokesman for the Ministry of National Defense said on Monday.

Monday, March 21, 2022

US Admiral Says China Has Fully Militarized Islands - Tasnim News Agency

(Tasnim) – China has fully militarized at least three of several islands it built in the disputed South China Sea, arming them with anti-ship and anti-aircraft missile systems, laser and jamming equipment and fighter jets, a top US military commander said Sunday.

Friday, January 28, 2022

China not interested in recovering US warplane, says spokesperson -

A Chinese spokesperson Thursday urged the United States to contribute to regional peace and stability rather than make a show of force in the South China Sea region.

Tuesday, January 25, 2022

F-35 crashes while landing on USS Carl Vinson in South China Sea | South China Sea News | Al Jazeera

At least seven American sailors were injured following a “landing mishap” involving a combat aircraft on the deck of a nuclear-powered US carrier, which was sailing in the South China Sea, the US Navy has said.

Friday, January 21, 2022

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