South China Sea

China Building Island in Disputed Spratly Islands for Offshore Airstrip

Source: Reuters/David Brunnstrom - November 24, 2014

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Satellite images show China is building an island on a reef in the disputed Spratly Islands large enough to accommodate what could more…

War Games Near Disputed Seas

Source: Reuters/Manuel Mogato - September 30, 2014

(Reuters) - Thousands of Philippine and American soldiers began annual war games on Monday near disputed waters in the South China Sea, testing the readiness of the two oldest more…

Destroying Reefs to Make Islands, China’s Bid to Win the South China Sea

Source: BBC News/Rupert Wingfield-Hayes - September 10, 2014

The boat pitches up and down and rolls from side to side in the heavy swell. The noise of the big diesel motor, just below more…

A Firsthand Glimpse Into The Vietnam And China Conflict

Source: CNBC/Eunice Yoon - July 17, 2014

It's not often you get a chance to see one of the most dangerous flashpoints in Asia.

We went on a boat to the South more…

High Seas Dispute Flares as China Sinks Vietnamese Fishing Boat

Source: CNN/Paul Armstrong - May 28, 2014

A Vietnamese fishing boat has sunk after colliding with a Chinese vessel near an island chain in the South China Sea at the center of more…

David and Goliath: Small Vietnamese Crews Face China in High Seas Dispute

Source: TuoiTreNews - May 21, 2014

The pictures were shot by two Tuoi Tre reporters who were on board Vietnam Fisheries Resources Surveillance Force ship HP 926 for one week from May 10 more…

China-Vietnam Ocean Dispute Comes Ashore with Violence

Source: CNN/Euan McKirdy - May 16, 2014

Anti-Chinese protests in Vietnam have turned violent with demonstrators setting on fire a number of factories in a southern Vietnamese industrial park.

Properties in the more…

China Leads Major Oil Exploration in South China Sea

Source: InternationalBusinessTimes/Arjun Kashyap - January 27, 2014

In a first-of-its-kind exercise for the world’s second-largest economy, an international scientific expedition to look for oil in the South China Sea will set sail more…

China’s New Rules in South China Sea Called Dangerous

Source: Reuters/Megha Rajagopalan - January 23, 2014

China defended on Friday its new fishing restrictions in disputed waters in the South China Sea against criticism from the United States, saying the rules more…

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