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China's Telecoms Extend 4G Service to the Spratly Islands

20 July 2016

China’s top mobile telecom carriers have launched 4G service on the Spratly Islands, in an effort “to safeguard the country’s legal claim in the South China Sea and to improve communication services for local people,” according to a China Daily report. 168 more words

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China Closes Part of the South China Sea for New Military Drills after Hague Ruling

18 July 2016

An area off the east coast of China’s island province of Hainan will host military exercises from Tuesday to Thursday, Hainan’s maritime administration said Monday on its website. 266 more words

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A Tribute for PH' Spratlys

I know you know that conflict revolving around PH and China. If “Spratlys Island” is not the first thing that comes to your mind then you probably need to be updated about what’s happening in our world. 300 more words


What Is the Future of the South China Sea? — Foreign Policy

The July 12 ruling clarified the law of the sea, but may further alienate China.

In particular, the tribunal ruled as follows:

  1. China cannot lawfully claim historic rights to resources within the nine-dash line.
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Vietnam protests China’s activities in South China Sea

Image: A Chinese coast guard vessel keeps the media away from a Chinese oil rig in the South China Sea near Vietnam. Vietnam said the oil rig was in Vietnamese waters. 860 more words

Why China Already Broke Its Word on Spratlys Real Estate, And That's Good News

China had already gone back on one agreement over the South China Sea, as had any nation that built an artificial island for habitation since 2002. 23 more words

Spratly's Islands: beautiful

I like Journeyman pictures. Well of course I follow other news agencies as well. Some years ago I have traded a lot of my leisure time, if I got any, for documentaries. 125 more words