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

Thursday, July 30, 2020

Chinese Bombers Take to Skies Above South China Sea for ‘High Intensity Training’

South China Sea
The spike in tensions in the strategic waterway comes amid a broader, multi-front rift in China-US ties on issues ranging from Hong Kong and Taiwan to trade, technology transfer and ideological questions.

Thursday, January 2, 2020

Nansha Islands stance consistent with international laws: Chinese FM

China's position on the so-called exclusive economic zone in the South China Sea is consistent with international laws including the UN Convention on the Law of the Sea, China's Ministry of Foreign Affairs said Thursday.

Wednesday, January 1, 2020

Natuna Islands : Indonesia Rejects China’s Claims Over South China Sea

Indonesia said on Wednesday it rejected China’s claims over a disputed part of the South China Sea as “having no legal basis”, after two days earlier protesting to Beijing over the presence of a Chinese coastguard vessel in its territorial waters.

Tuesday, July 10, 2018

China ‘Quietly' Conducts Electronic Warfare Tests in South China Sea

South China Sea
Weeks after delivering military equipment to the South China Sea's disputed Spratly Islands, China has begun to conduct tests on its tech-jamming weaponry, it was revealed Thursday.

Friday, June 15, 2018

China Carries Out Missile Drills in South China Sea amid Heightened Tensions

South China Sea
China’s navy carried out drills in the South China Sea to simulate fending off an aerial attack, state media said on Friday, as China and the United States trade barbs over who is responsible for heightened tensions in the disputed waterways.

Wednesday, June 6, 2018

China Warns US against Provocations Following B-52 Flyby

China is accusing the United States of militarizing the South China Sea after two American B-52 bombers flew close to a disputed Chinese-held shoal in a show of force.

Saturday, June 2, 2018

Pentagon will ‘compete vigorously’ with Beijing in South China Sea – Mattis

Pentagon will ‘compete vigorously’ with Beijing in South China Sea
Defense Secretary Jim Mattis has claimed that since Beijing’s South China Sea policy contradicts Washington’s strategy of “openness,” the US will have to “compete vigorously” wherever cooperation is impossible.

Monday, May 28, 2018

Philippines warns China of ‘red lines’ in S. China Sea feud – Foreign Secretary

Philippines warns China of ‘red lines’ in S. China Sea feud
The Philippines' Foreign Secretary Alan Peter Cayetano said on Monday that China had been notified of “red lines,” or actions Manila would find unacceptable, in the South China Sea, AP reported.

South China Sea: China opposes US provocation in its territorial waters

Xisha Islands
China on Sunday voiced strong dissatisfaction and firm opposition to two U.S. warships trespassing into China's territorial waters off the Xisha Islands.

Wednesday, May 23, 2018

"No constructivo": China critica que EE.UU. retire su invitación para hacer maniobras en el Pacífico

 los ejercicios militares
El ministro de Exteriores de China, Wang Yi, ha estimado como una medida "no constructiva" el hecho de que Estados Unidos haya retirado su invitación para que el país asiático tomara parte en los ejercicios militares multinacionales RIMPAC que se desarrollan cada dos años en el océano Pacífico.

Monday, May 21, 2018

Philippines Expresses Concern Over Chinese Bombers Landing in South China Sea

Philippines Expresses Concern Over Chinese Bombers Landing in South China Sea
Despite Manila having stated that it can't verify the presence of the Chinese bombers, it has taken note of the reports and expressed "serious concerns anew on its impact to efforts to maintain peace and stability in the region," according to the Philippines' presidential spokesman Harry Roque.

Friday, May 4, 2018

Philippines 'confident' Chinese missiles 'not directed at us'

Philippines 'confident' Chinese missiles 'not directed at us'
The Philippines is "confident" that the missiles China recently deployed in the South China Sea, including in one reef declared by a tribunal in The Hague as part of Filipino territory, are not directed at Manila, a spokesman of President Rodrigo Duterte has said.

US Says Will Be Consequences for China's South China Sea Militarization

South China Sea
The United States has raised concerns with China about its latest militarization of the South China Sea and there will be near-term and long-term consequences, the White House said on Thursday.

Wednesday, January 31, 2018

Monday, January 22, 2018

China gains ASEAN support for South China Sea activities

Beijing's diplomatic spokeswoman Hua Chunying
China's foreign ministry extended its gratitude to Indonesia's defense minister after he reportedly expressed support for China's policies in the South China Sea.

Saturday, January 20, 2018

China says US trespassed its waters with warship

Scarborough Shoal
Chinese government has accused the U.S. of trespassing in its territorial waters when a U.S. guided missile destroyer sailed near a disputed shoal in the South China Sea.

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.

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