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China's Military Challenges US by Expanding Island Bases, Report Finds - Newsweek;

China's Military Challenges US by Expanding Island Bases, Report Finds - Newsweek

NewsweekChina's Military Challenges US by Expanding Island Bases, Report FindsNewsweekChina has been building new military facilities on artificial islands established in the disputed waters of the South China Sea, a direct challenge to U.S. foreign policy, according to the latest report by a Washington think tank. The U.S. has long ...and more »

China builds new military facilities on South China Sea islands - WND.com;

China builds new military facilities on South China Sea islands - WND.com

WND.comChina builds new military facilities on South China Sea islandsWND.com(Reuters) China has built new military facilities on islands in the South China Sea, a U.S. think tank reported on Thursday, a move that could raise tensions with Washington, which has accused Beijing of militarizing the vital waterway. The Asia ...and more »

China's islets ready for arms - Inquirer.net;

China's islets ready for arms - Inquirer.net

Inquirer.netChina's islets ready for armsInquirer.netForeign Secretary Alan Cayetano in talks with Chinese Premier Li Keqiang and Foreign Minister Wang Yi on Friday. —AP. WASHINGTON— Three of Beijing's outposts on contested South China Sea reefs are close to being ready for the deployment of military ...and more »

China Moves Toward Military Hegemony in South China Sea (PHOTOS) - Sputnik International;

China Moves Toward Military Hegemony in South China Sea (PHOTOS) - Sputnik International

Sputnik InternationalChina Moves Toward Military Hegemony in South China Sea (PHOTOS)Sputnik InternationalChina is expanding and enhancing its military presence in the South China Sea, seeding the Spratly Islands with air bases for fighter jets, radars and missile posts with retractable roofs able to fire long-range surface-to-air missiles. "New missile ...and more »

Beijing's SChina Sea missiles ready for deployment - The Manila Times

Beijing's SChina Sea missiles ready for deploymentThe Manila TimesWASHINGTON, D.C.: Three of Beijing's outposts on contested West Philippine Sea (South China Sea) reefs are close to being ready for the deployment of military assets including mobile missile launchers, a US think tank reported Thursday. Malacañang on ...and more »

South China Sea: Beijing boosts naval power - Modern Diplomacy;

South China Sea: Beijing boosts naval power - Modern Diplomacy

Modern DiplomacySouth China Sea: Beijing boosts naval powerModern Diplomacyecently on June 28, China launched what it calls the most advanced and largest warship in Asia on Wednesday, billing it as a major step forward in the modernisation of its navy. As the first of the new Type 055 guided-missile destroyers – which have a ...and more »

China Is Building More Military Facilities On The Artificial Islands In Contested Waters - UPROXX;

China Is Building More Military Facilities On The Artificial Islands In Contested Waters - UPROXX

UPROXXChina Is Building More Military Facilities On The Artificial Islands In Contested WatersUPROXXChina keeps saying it isn't militarizing the contested waters of the South China Sea, but then it goes and builds more military facilities on artificial islands along crucial trade routes in … you guessed it, the South China Sea. In May, the United ...and more »

Water Wars: Tugs-of-War, Figurative and Literal - Lawfare (blog);

Water Wars: Tugs-of-War, Figurative and Literal - Lawfare (blog)

Lawfare (blog)Water Wars: Tugs-of-War, Figurative and LiteralLawfare (blog)Following last week's U.S.-China Diplomatic and Security Dialogue, the Chinese Foreign Ministry issued a weekend press release highlighting takeaways from the event. Written like a joint statement but delivered only by Beijing, the press release ...and more »

China adds four new missile shelters on South China Sea islands - UPI.com;

China adds four new missile shelters on South China Sea islands - UPI.com

UPI.comChina adds four new missile shelters on South China Sea islandsUPI.comJune 30 (UPI) -- China has built four new missile shelters in disputed islands in the South China Sea – a sign Beijing has not given up its ambition to broaden its presence in international waters. Satellite images from the Center for Strategic and ...and more »

US think tank: Weapons system firmed up in Chinese structures in Spratlys - BusinessWorld Online Edition

US think tank: Weapons system firmed up in Chinese structures in SpratlysBusinessWorld Online EditionCHINA “remains committed to developing its power projection capabilities” in the South China Sea, a US think tank reported, as it flagged the Asian power's installing weapons system on major reefs in the disputed waters. This photo taken on April 21 ...and more »

Amidst US - North Korea tension China builds missile sites in South China Sea - Blasting News;

Amidst US - North Korea tension China builds missile sites in South China Sea - Blasting News

Blasting NewsAmidst US - North Korea tension China builds missile sites in South China SeaBlasting NewsAs US-North Korean tension rises, China manages to build missile sites in contested islands in the South China Sea. F. Trance. Expert in News. F. Trance. Follow Following. Curated by Edward Arnott. Published on: 30 June 2017 30 June 2017. Published on.and more »

Beijing Plows Ahead in the South China Sea - The American Interest

Beijing Plows Ahead in the South China SeaThe American InterestOver the past three months, China has built four new missile shelters on Fiery Cross, boosting the number of installations on the contested reef to 12, according to satellite images provided to the Financial Times by the Asia Maritime Transparency ...and more »

Report: China Building New Military Facilities in Contested Area of South China Sea - Daily Beast;

Report: China Building New Military Facilities in Contested Area of South China Sea - Daily Beast

Daily BeastReport: China Building New Military Facilities in Contested Area of South China SeaDaily BeastChina has built new military facilities on the contested Spratly Islands in the South China Sea, a U.S. think tank said Thursday. The Asia Maritime Transparency Initiative said missile shelters and radar and communication facilities are visible in new ...and more »

Rising tensions and temperatures in the South China Sea - East Asia Forum

Rising tensions and temperatures in the South China SeaEast Asia ForumMarine environmental protection and management is an important aspect of climate change adaptation. Coastal and marine habitats — especially coral reefs and wetlands — are bastions against waves, erosion and flooding that are predicted to get more ...and more »

Beijing ready to deploy combat aircraft and mobile missile launchers on South China Sea islands - International Business Times UK;

Beijing ready to deploy combat aircraft and mobile missile launchers on South China Sea islands - International Business Times UK

International Business Times UKBeijing ready to deploy combat aircraft and mobile missile launchers on South China Sea islandsInternational Business Times UKNew satellite images show China building new facilities on Fiery Cross, Mischief and Subi Reefs in the Spratly archipelago. By Nandini Krishnamoorthy. June 30, 2017 10:52 BST. Play Video. Play. Mute. Current Time 0:00. /. Duration Time 0:00. Loaded: 0%.and more »

Palace insists on 'non-adversarial' resolution of disputes with China - Newburgh Gazette;

Palace insists on 'non-adversarial' resolution of disputes with China - Newburgh Gazette

Newburgh GazettePalace insists on 'non-adversarial' resolution of disputes with ChinaNewburgh GazetteThe work undertaken by Beijing on these sites "is now complete", according to the center of the Asia maritime transparency initiative (AMTI). AMTI said new satellite photographs showed that China pushed through with its plan to develop its power ...and more »

Chinese build new military facilities in South China Sea - Construction.RU;

Chinese build new military facilities in South China Sea - Construction.RU

Construction.RUChinese build new military facilities in South China SeaConstruction.RUChina is building new launchers for missiles and domes for radars, as well as communication points on the reefs of Fiery Cross, Mischief and Subie in the Spratly Islands of the South China Sea. This conclusion was made by the research center of the ...and more »

Abella: Diplomacy is still PH priority on South China Sea issue - Inquirer.net;

Abella: Diplomacy is still PH priority on South China Sea issue - Inquirer.net

Inquirer.netAbella: Diplomacy is still PH priority on South China Sea issueInquirer.netThe Philippine government will continue to employ a “non-combative” approach in dealing with the South China Sea issue amid a recent report that Beijing has built new military facilities on artificial islands in the disputed region, Malacañang said on ...and more »

China builds new military facilities on Spratly Islands: report - EJ Insight;

China builds new military facilities on Spratly Islands: report - EJ Insight

EJ InsightChina builds new military facilities on Spratly Islands: reportEJ InsightBeijing has built new military facilities on Spratly Islands in the South China Sea, according to an American think-tank. The Asia Maritime Transparency Initiative (AMTI), part of Washington's Center for Strategic and International Studies, said new ...and more »

Palace insists on 'non-adversarial' resolution of disputes with China | SunStar - Sun.Star

Palace insists on 'non-adversarial' resolution of disputes with China | SunStarSun.StarMALACAÑANG said Friday that its position on non-adversarial resolution of territorial disputes between Philippines and China has not changed. Presidential Spokesperson Ernesto Abella said President Rodrigo Duterte has been clear to his intent to ...and more »