China's islets ready for arms - Inquirer.net

Foreign 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 ...

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

China 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 ...

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

WASHINGTON, 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 ...

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

China 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 ...

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

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

CHINA “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 ...

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

New 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%.