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China’s proliferation of South China Sea runways looks impressive, but air power has limits

By  Ben Blackledge
Hong Kong Free Press

It’s no secret what the mainland is doing in the South China Sea. No one is surprised when they hear of another dredging operation to reclaim an island, or when another runway pops up on satellite imagery where before there were only idyllic, turquoise waters. 1,181 more words

Implications of the July 2016 Arbitral Tribunal Ruling

Author: Nguyen Dang Thang

National Asian Security Studies Program Issue Brief, Issue 1, No. 5.2 (2016)

The following is an excerpt of the paper: 823 more words

China

Việt Nam Stresses Sovereignty over Hoàng Sa and Trường Sa

: October, 25/2016 – 10:23

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Foreign Ministry spokesperson Lê Hải Bình

HÀ NỘI – Việt Nam wants all countries to make constructive contributions to maintaining peace, stability and the rule of law at sea and on the ocean, Foreign Ministry spokesperson Lê Hải Bình said yesterday. 150 more words

Jet ski to Spratlys

President Duterte has a “good feeling” that the Philippines will be “OK” with China as long as the Filipinos do not make the Chinese froth at the mouth by claiming Scarborough Shoal. 112 more words

Philippines

Mark Collins - South China Sea Update: Scarborough Shoal, China and Philippines

Further to this July post, China Loses South China Sea Arbitration–Calls Decision “political farce” a recent development: Prospect of Philippine Thaw Slows China’s Plans in South China Sea China’s … 12 more words

International Relations

Note Verbale Dated 25 August 2016 of the Permanent Mission of Viet Nam

The following is Note Verbale No.257/HC-2016 dated 25 August 2016 from the Permanent Representative of Viet Nam presented to the Permanent Missions of Member States to the United Nations regarding sovereignty over the Paracel and Spratly Islands. 243 more words

South China Sea

Note Verbale Dated 01 July 2016 of the Permanent Mission of China

The following is Note Verbale No.CML/59/2016 dated 01 July 2016 from the Permanent Representative of China presented to the Permanent Missions of Member States to the United Nations regarding sovereignty over the Paracel and Spratly Islands. 243 more words

South China Sea