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07 NOV 2015 -South China Sea Complete Coverage( "Roll-On-News-Day")

Prelude – Kindly note that today is a Roll-on-News-Day ( Old news published in a new avatar by the newspapers), hence we are publishing this article instead. 1,472 more words

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Philippines Ponders Special Ecological Tourism Zone For Island Close To Massive Chinese Reclamation Effort

By Christina Mendez (The Philippine Star) | Updated November 3, 2015 – 12:00am

Pag-asa Island, located 480 kilometers off southwestern Palawan, is the second largest island in the Kalayaan Island Group (Spratlys) in the West Philippine Sea, and is the only island in the Spratlys that is effectively occupied by the Philippines.  447 more words

South China Sea: China, U.S. Agree To Abide By "Established Military Protocols" to Avoid Misunderstandings, Conflict


U.S. Chief of Naval Operations Admiral John Richardson and his Chinese counterpart, Admiral Wu Shengli, on Thursday agreed on the need to stick to established military protocols to avoid misunderstandings when operating in close proximity, according to a U.S. 97 more words

In search for a new Gulf of Tonking episode

In the end this navy flexing may well be just that, flexing. But how risky is this useless move?

There are limits on the spheres of influence, but those don’t apply to the US that, without any regard for tax-payers money and military lifes, will send a destroyer in the waters of the chinese Spratlys in the next 24 hours. 234 more words


Taiwan builds its own lighthouse in disputed South China Sea

Want China Times

Taiwan has finished construction of its southernmost lighthouse located on Taiping Island in the South China Sea, the country’s Maritime and Port Bureau said Saturday, adding that the lighthouse could both improve navigational safety and assert the nation’s sovereignty. 578 more words

Vietnam Wants Good Relationships With China, U.S.

Vietnamese Minister of Defense Phung Quang Thanh (R) welcomes Senior Lieutenant General Sun Jianguo, deputy chief of the General Staff of the Chinese People’s Liberation Army, in Hanoi on August 10, 2015. 782 more words

Vietnam Takes Steps to Reinforce Its South China Sea Claims

Last week, Vietnam protested China’s construction of two lighthouses on the Spratly Islands in the South China Sea, saying the construction violates Vietnam’s sovereignty. In an email interview, … 665 more words