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US Navy carries out another patrol challenging Beijing’s claims in disputed area of South China Sea

By Minnie Chan and Kwong Man-ki
South China Morning Post

The guided-missile destroyer USS Curtis Wilbur in a file photo from 1999. Photo: AFP

A United States Navy destroyer sailed within 12 nautical miles of an island controlled by the People’s Liberation Army on Saturday in another challenge to Beijing’s claims to disputed areas of the South China Sea. 1,163 more words

Just a Geopolitical Issue or a Global Risk?: The Case of South China Sea Dispute

The 2015 Global Risk report of the World Economic Forum (WEF) identifies a variety of risks that the world has faced and will likely face in years to come. 1,382 more words

Politics

Possible Constitutional Crisis as Legislative and Judiciary Clash on Approval of EDCA

A potential constitutional crisis is brewing after the Supreme Court (SC) ruled the Enhanced Defense Cooperation Agreement (EDCA) signed by the Aquino administration with the United States as legal. 136 more words

Philippines

Military Modernization Program on Track

President Benigno Aquino III said that the entire USD1.77-billion allocation for the Armed Forces of the Philippines (AFP) modernization program would be spent by 2017. Roughly two-thirds of the amount has already been used for big-ticket items, such as the… 65 more words

Philippines

Hearing on South China Sea Dispute Begins

The hearing on the South China Sea dispute between the Philippines and China will last until 30 November 2015. The Philippines is expected to make a submission of 15 claims during the trial at the Permanent Court of Arbitration in the Hague in the Netherlands. 91 more words

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Philippines to Discuss South China Sea Issue in 27th ASEAN Summit

President Benigno Aquino III will raise the South China Sea issue between China and the Philippines and a number of other countries in the 27th Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) summit in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. 83 more words

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Philippines and Japan Discuss China Disputes

Philippine President Benigno Aquino III and Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe discussed security challenges brought about by their respective countries’ dispute with China. The meeting was held after the conclusion of the Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation summit in Manila. 42 more words

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