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The South China Sea Always Has PLAN Warships

In keeping with its monthly schedule of naval demonstrations, the Chinese military’s official news website published photos from a recent training exercise in the contentious South China Sea. 575 more words


South China Sea: The Philippines Sees A Growing Reality: "We are the ones who are being left behind here.”

China holds on to the Islands the Philippines claims it owns. Who is the winner?

The Philippines says it “owns” Subi Reef — But a huge Chinese military base there might make the Filipinos just dreamers…. 1,214 more words

Philippine Gov’t ‘neglect’ of PH outposts ‘not fair’ to soldiers

By: Frances Mangosing – Reporter / @FMangosingINQ

INQUIRER.net / 09:37 AM May 09, 2018

The lack of significant upgrade on Philippine-held detachments in the Spratly Islands in the South China Sea is ‘not fair’ to soldiers stationed there, a security expert said Tuesday. 930 more words

Commentary: Our country’s shifting Spratlys position

A NEWS report by The Guardian on July 27, 1971 (“Islands of contention”) reveals a stark difference between the position of the Philippines on the Spratly Islands during that time and its stance today. 724 more words


Philippines: Proposed federal gov't set-up wants Sabah included in Philippine territory

By Ian Nicolas Cigaral (philstar.com) | Updated January 30, 2018 – 2:32pm


“There should be a way that is acceptable under international laws to assert our claim to Sabah.”  352 more words

South China Sea Militarization: Fighters in the Paracels and Combat Logistics

The Diplomat

China admits deployment of jets to Woody Island, tests ability to keep islands supplied.

By Steven Stashwick

December 06, 2017

Last week, Chinese  1,085 more words

Offshore Coral Reef Damage, Overfishing, and Paths to Peace in the South China Sea

Author: John W. McManus

The International Journal of Marine and Coastal Law, Volume 32, Issue 2, 2017, pages 199 – 237


Offshore coral reefs of the South China Sea are subject to complex overlapping sovereignty claims by up to six regional nations. 522 more words