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SOUTH CHINA SEA NEWS

Modi, Vietnam leader hold talks on Ukraine, South China Sea

April 16, 2022 7:55 am

In their telephonic conversation, the two leaders expressed satisfaction over the rapid pace of wide-ranging cooperation under the India-Vietnam Comprehensive Strategic Partnership which was established during Modi's visit to Vietnam in 2016, the Prime Minister's Office (PMO) said in a statement.

Philippines slams Chinese ship's 'close distance maneuvering' at Scarborough Shoal

March 27, 2022 1:05 pm

China lays claim to most of the waters within a so-called Nine Dash Line in the South China Sea, which is also contested by Brunei, Malaysia, the Philippines, Taiwan and Vietnam.

US Navy working to recover F-35 warplane that fell into South China Sea

January 26, 2022 7:29 am

🔴 Seven US military personnel were hurt in Monday's accident on the deck of the aircraft carrier USS Carl Vinson and the pilot ejected, the Navy said.

First German warship in almost two decades enters South China Sea

December 15, 2021 6:30 pm

Berlin has joined other Western nations in expanding its military presence in the region amid growing alarm over China's territorial ambitions.

Philippines condemns Chinese coast guard's action in South China Sea

November 18, 2021 9:45 am

Foreign Affairs Secretary Teodoro Locsin said no one was hurt during the Nov 16 incident at the Second Thomas Shoal but the Philippines boats, which were transporting food supplies to military personnel based there had to abort their mission.

China military still in dark over what damaged US nuclear submarine in South China Sea, says report

October 30, 2021 3:47 pm

The US has been periodically sending its naval and air patrols through the SCS, challenging China's claims of sovereignty over the area and also to assert the freedom of navigation.

China demands US to provide details, location where American N-sub struck in SCS; blames 'freedom of navigation' operations

October 09, 2021 2:10 pm

The USS Connecticut struck an object underwater in the South China Sea (SCS) on Saturday. Eleven sailors on board the submarine were injured in the accident.

Explained: The AUKUS agreement to equip Australia with n-subs, and why it has upset France

September 18, 2021 8:46 am

Canberra has ditched an earlier contract with a French company to join hands with the US and UK to build potential military deterrence against China in the Pacific region.

Two-month overseas deployment of Navy in South China Sea, to participate in exercises with Chinese neighbours, Quad

August 02, 2021 8:31 pm

It mentioned that the task group includes Guided Missile Destroyer INS Ranvijay, Guided Missile Frigate INS Shivalik, Anti-Submarine Corvette INS Kadmatt and Guided Missile Corvette INS Kora.

Overwhelmed by Chinese fleets, Filipino fishermen ‘protest and adapt’

July 12, 2021 10:47 am

China’s coast guard has had ships anchored near Scarborough for almost a decade. Five years ago this week, an international court ruled that the territory was well within Manila’s exclusive economic zone, and invalidated China’s expansive claims in the South China Sea.

SOUTH CHINA SEA VIDEOS

Exiled Tibetans criticise China for deploying missiles

February 19, 2016 8:11 am

Dharamsala, Feb 19 (ANI): Tibetans-in-exile on Friday criticised China’s move to deploy surface-to-air missiles on a disputed island in the South China Sea. The recent move by China stoked tensions between China and its Asian neighbours and the US. Tibetan government-in-exile spokesman Tashi Phuntsok said the move shows that China has imperial ambitions. He added that since there are claims and counter claims over South China Sea, which is an important sea route, international conflicts are bound to happen. Meanwhile, another Tibetan parliamentarian-in-exile Yeshi Phungstok said China might have maritime ambition to approach the Indian Ocean.

US hosts ASEAN nations for first time

February 17, 2016 4:13 pm

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