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A More Muscular Britain in the South China Sea? - The Diplomat

The hype surrounding the UK's future role on the issue needs to be put into proper perspective. By Prashanth Parameswaran for The Diplomat. August 01, 2017. Late last week, a series of remarks by British officials about the country's future actions in ...and more »

The ASEAN Security Summits and the South China Sea - IPP-REVIEW (blog)

From August 2-8, 2017, ASEAN leaders and their dialogue partners, including rivals China and the United States, will have a series of key security meetings in the Philippines. Casting a shadow upon these meetings and haunting the corridors will be ...and more »

The ASEAN Summits and the South China Sea - The Diplomat

The U.S.-China tussle over the South China Sea issue will be on display in Manila this week. By Mark J. Valencia for The Diplomat. July 31, 2017. From August 2-8, ASEAN leaders and their dialogue partners, including rivals China and the United States ...and more »

China produces gas from "flammable ice" under South China Sea - Channel NewsAsia

SHANGHAI: China has successfully produced natural gas from methane hydrate, also known as "flammable ice", in an experimental project in the South China Sea, the land and resources ministry said on Saturday. A drilling platform deployed off the coast ...and more »

Testing time for Asean - The Star Online

Joint effort: Naval ships from Indonesia, Singapore and Malaysia in a coordinated patrol along the Straits of Malacca, one of the world's most important shipping lanes. — Reuters. The South China Sea is experiencing what the Straits of Malacca did ...and more »

China makes historic breakthrough, produces natural gas from flammable ice - Jagran Josh

China successfully produced natural gas from 'flammable ice', also known as methane hydrate, in an experimental project conducted in the South China Sea. As a part of the experiment, a drilling platform was deployed off the coast of the south-eastern ...and more »

Framework for S.China Sea code of conduct to be endorsed in ASEAN-China meet - ABS-CBN News

China Coast Guard vessels patrol past Philippine fishing boats at the disputed Scarborough Shoal, April 5, 2017. Erik De Castro, Reuters. MANILA - Foreign ministers of Southeast Asian nations and China are expected to endorse the framework of the code ...and more »

China Woos ASEAN to Resolve Disputed Sea Without Outsiders - The Maritime Executive

The Chinese government has called on Southeast Asian countries to prevent non-Asian countries from intervening in the resolution of territorial disputes in the South China Sea. Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi was in Manila last week to discuss the ...and more »

Driving Force Behind China's Island Building in South China Sea is Xi Himself - Sputnik International

President Xi Jinping is himself is driving China's controversial island-building and other practices in the disputed South China Sea, according to a Communist Party publication. "[President Xi] personally steered a series of measures to expand [China's ...and more »

US, China top diplomats to visit Manila for ASEAN meetings - CNN Philippines

Metro Manila (CNN Philippines, July 31) — Foreign ministers (FMs) of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) and several other countries descend on Manila this weekend for a series of meetings to tackle regional issues as the bloc marks its ...and more »