Orange floating booms with foreign character markings, later determined to be of Chinese origins, were seen off Zambales province Saturday morning.
Taiwan said Friday it had filed a protest with China over a military exercise it slammed for portraying the island as a target, despite improved ties between the two former bitter rivals.
USA security officer criticizes China anew, proposes direct aid to BRP Sierra Madre if China impedes resupplying
If China tries to prevent the re-supply of the grounded Philippine naval vessel BRP Sierra Madre at Ayungin Shoal, then the United States might not only offer to re-supply it, but may consider deploying a few Marines on rotation as part of training, said Patrick Cronin, senior director of the Asia-Pacific Security Program Center for a New American Security.
China on Wednesday condemned the Philippines for doing repairs to a rusting ship it ran aground on a South China Sea reef, demanding Manila remove the vessel while adding that Beijing “reserved the right to take further measures”.
The Philippines will station new fighter jets and two frigates at the former U.S. naval facility in Subic Bay from early next year, officials said, the first time the massive installation has functioned as a military base in 23 years.
Just a few short weeks ago, Chinese state media were touting it as the place where people could realise what President Xi Jinping calls the “Chinese dream”. But since then, that dream has turned into a nightmare for the millions of mainlanders who heeded the leadership’s call to invest in the stock market.
China slams West Philippine Sea documentary, not knowing they did the EXACT same thing back in 2013!
Before the Philippines came out with its three-part documentary series on the West Philippine Sea, China had aired an eight-part documentary in 2013 to gain sympathy and consolidate its claims in the disputed sea.
TAKE THAT, CHINA! – Philippines to submit 300-year-old map to UN to debunk China’s 9-dash line claim
The Philippine government will be submitting to the United Nations Tribunal on the Law of the Sea in The Hague this week an almost 300-year-old …
As tensions in the East China and South China Seas continue to escalate, the Group of Seven nations (G7) is “deeply concerned” about tensions in the East and South China seas, announced by the leaders of Canada, France, Germany, Italy, Japan, the United Kingdom, the United States, the President of the European Council and the President of the European Commission during G7 meeting.
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.