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Skies were clear and seas calm when US military satellites captured images of a Chinese military runway seated on a man-made island in the South China Sea, according to Reuters TV. 322 more words
Beijing: A Chinese state-owned newspaper said on Monday that “war is inevitable” between China and the United States over the South China Sea unless Washington stops demanding Beijing halt the building of artificial islands in the disputed waterway. 409 more words
BEIJING — Washington has no intention of sitting back and letting Beijing have all the fun in the contested South China Sea.
For the most part, Secretary of State John Kerry’s trip to Beijing this weekend offered him and his Chinese counterparts an opportunity to boast about everything going well between their governments: a two-way trade relationship worth just over $555 billion, bilateral investments in excess of $120 billion, as well as 856 more words
China’s actions have caused unease among its Southeast Asian neighbors such as Vietnam and the Philippines, which also claim some of this area. Disputes have raised concerns among countries that use the sea lanes for trade and commerce, as well as tensions related to the possibility of military action. 49 more words
China is close to completing the construction of an airstrip on a tiny outcrop in the South China Sea, heightening its ability to project power regionally from the disputed waters and further raising the stakes in an increasingly tense showdown between Beijing, its neighbors, and the United States. 1,531 more words