US Urges China to Demilitarize South China Sea - Sputnik International

The US is urging China to apply its claim of non-militarization in parts of the disputed South China Sea to the entire region. This comes as newly deployed surface-to-air missiles, radar systems, and fighter jets sit on an island there. Daniel ...

This Map Visualizes China's Growing Military Capabilities In The South China Sea - Jalopnik

This awesome interactive map shows China's emerging area denial and anti-access military capabilities in the South China Sea. It is useful in visually tracking China's progress towards creating an overlapping field of control over a vast majority of ...

Asean foreign ministers voice concerns on South China Sea | SunStar - Sun.Star

In this Aug. 4, 2015, file photo, Vietnamese Foreign Minister Pham Binh Minh, second from right, attends the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (Asean) Foreign Ministers Meeting plenary session in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. Foreign ministers from the ...

Washington Must 'Stop Playing Chicken in the South China Sea' - Sputnik International

The US needs to focus on its own problems rather than provoke China in the South China Sea, US politician Cynthia McKinney wrote. US Navy amphibious assault vehicles with Philippine and US troops on board maneuver in the waters. © AP Photo/ Bullit ...

Frenemy? China to Participate in US-Hosted Military Exercises - Sputnik International

Despite tensions between Washington and Beijing over the South China Sea, China has announced that it will take part in the international maritime exercise RIMPAC. Some US politicians, however, are attempting to ban Beijing's participation. The Rim of ...

Expansionism is not in our DNA: China - The Straits Times

Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi saved his stoutest defence of Beijing's deployment of military hardware in the South China Sea for his last day in the United States, explaining in detail why his government considered it both necessary and legitimate.

Admiral: US to continue 'navigation exercises' in South China Sea - Talk Media News

Admiral Harry Harris, head of the U.S. Navy's Pacific Command, testified before the House Armed Services Committee on Wednesday Feb. 24, 2016 (Photo: DOD). Worried by China's continued military buildup in the South China Sea, the U.S. will continue to ...

China will be bound by maritime arbitration ruling in South China Sea: United States - India.com

China contends it won't be bound by the ruling that the Hague-based tribunal will deliver this year. Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi said yesterday that Beijing did not consent to arbitration and would not reconsider its position. By Press Trust of ...

Word War 3 latest news and rumors: Tension in South China Sea and Syria increasing - MNR Daily

There are a lot going on in the worldwide stage and a number of apparent incidents are leading some people to believe that an all out World War may be coming. This is following reports that United States President, Barrack Obama, may be discussing the ...

US urges China's Xi to extend non-militarization pledge to all of South China Sea - Reuters

Chinese dredging vessels are purportedly seen in the waters around Mischief Reef in the disputed Spratly Islands in this still image from video taken by a P-8A Poseidon surveillance aircraft provided by the United States Navy May 21, 2015. REUTERS/U.S. ...

Asia will be divided if India decides to join South China Sea patrolling: Chinese daily - Economic Times

BEIJING: Any move by India to join the US Navy for jointly patrolling the disputed South China Sea will be against its national interest, would divide Asian countries and further escalate regional tensions, a state-run Chinese daily said today. Chinese ...

China to secure 'de facto' control of South China Sea: US admiral - The Japan Times

WASHINGTON – China is on its way to securing “de facto” control of the South China Sea, a top U.S. admiral warned Thursday, amid growing unease over Beijing's continued military buildup in the contested waterway. By building air bases and hardened ...

China criticizes Philippines over South China Sea dispute - Inquirer.net

WASHINGTON — China on Thursday accused the US-allied Philippines of “political provocation” in seeking international arbitration over territorial claims in the South China Sea, driving home its intention to ignore the proceedings despite pressure from ...

US Admiral Isn't Buying China's Attempts To Downplay Militarization In The Pacific - Daily Caller

China's foreign minister and the U.S. commander of the Pacific both spoke Thursday on military expansion in the South China Sea, yet their statements made it clear the two nations continue to be at odds over China's military build-up in the area.

Inside the Ring: US Mulls Pledge on Disputed Philippines Outpost - Washington Free Beacon

The U.S. military should consider offering new security guarantees to the Philippines similar to those promised to Japan in response to any military attacks by China in maritime disputes in Asia, the commander of U.S. forces in the Pacific said this week.

China claims South China Sea defences 'absolutely necessary' - Economic Times

BEIJING: China's defences in the South China Sea are "absolutely necessary", Beijing said Thursday, as it accused the US of militarising the region. The defence ministry spoke out as tensions rose between the two powers over reports that Beijing has ...

China accuses US commander of using smears to seek funds - Naples Herald

In this Sept. 17, 2015 file photo, Adm. Harry Harris, Jr., US Navy Commander, U.S. Pacific Command, testifies on Capitol Hill in Washington. (AP Photo/Cliff Owen, File). AP Logo BY CHRISTOPHER BODEEN. BEIJING (AP) — China's Defense Ministry says ...

Draw a line in the South China Sea - The Japan Times

Adm. Harry Harris, commander of the U.S. Pacific Command (PACOM), believes China is “changing the operational landscape” in the South China Sea with its deployment of missiles and radar. Harris, a straight-talking military man, says this is part of a ...

All states should avoid unilateral action in SCS: India - Economic Times

NEW DELHI: India today asserted that all states should avoid "unilateral action" in South China Sea that will lead to tensions in the region while reacting to China's military buildup to assert dominance in the international waters. "India has ...

WITH VIDEO | Multinational students protest China actions in West Philippine Sea - InterAksyon

Filipino and foreign students condemn China's militarization in South China Sea in a rally in front of the Chinese embassy in Makati City. Photographed by Ernie Reyes, InterAksyon.com. Tweet · InterAksyon.com. The online news portal of TV5. MANILA ...