South China Sea NewsWire

 
 

South China Sea NewsWire

 
 

South China Sea NewsWire

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South China Sea NewsWire

The aggregator service for balanced and insightful news

Diplomacy

China criticizes South Korea, Japan for lawmakers’ visits to Taiwan

21 May, 2024

China on Tuesday scolded South Korean and Japanese lawmakers for visiting Taiwan despite its strong opposition, chiding both neighbors for attending Taiwan’s “so-called inauguration ceremony of the leader”.

Diplomacy

Filipino activists decide not to sail closer to disputed shoal, avoiding clash with Chinese ships

16 May, 2024

About 100 Filipino activists on wooden boats have decided not to sail closer to a fiercely disputed shoal in the South China Sea on Thursday to avoid a confrontation with dozens of Chinese coast guard and suspected militia ships guarding the area.

Diplomacy

Coastguards can detain trespassers without trial, says Beijing as activists converge on Scarborough Shoal in the South China Sea

16 May, 2024

Beijing has fleshed out the Chinese coastguard’s powers to detain foreigners suspected of illegally crossing borders, rolling out regulations on Wednesday that stipulate suspects can be held for up to 60 days without trial, amid rising tensions in the South China Sea.

Security

Philippines sends warship to assert sovereignty, counter alleged reclamation activities by Beijing

15 May, 2024

The Philippines has bolstered its presence in the South China Sea by deploying a navy warship to assert its sovereignty and counter alleged Chinese reclamation activities, while it shores up surveillance capabilities with a space technology partnership with the United States.

Diplomacy

China caught building new ‘artificial island’ in South China Sea strip as tensions explode

15 May, 2024

China claims sovereignty over the majority of the South China Sea and has been at odds with several countries, including the Philippines and Taiwan, for decades.

Security

Philippines sends ships to disputed atoll where China building ‘artificial island’

11 May, 2024

The Philippines said on Saturday it has deployed ships to a disputed area in the South China Sea, where it accused China of building “an artificial island” in an escalating maritime row.

Security

US and Philippine forces sink a ship during large-scale drills in the disputed South China Sea

9 May, 2024

U.S. and Philippine forces, backed by an Australian air force surveillance aircraft, unleashed a barrage of high-precision rockets, artillery fire, and airstrikes Wednesday and sank a mock enemy ship as part of large war drills in and near the disputed South China Sea that have antagonized Beijing.

Diplomacy

Philippines to Probe Recording of Alleged South China Sea Agreement

9 May, 2024

The recording, released this week by the Chinese embassy in Manila, purports to lay out a “new model” for managing tensions at Second Thomas Shoal in the Spratly Islands.

Diplomacy

Australian prime minister slams China over aerial confrontation above tense Yellow Sea

7 May, 2024

Australian Prime Minister Anthony Albanese called Chinese military behavior “unacceptable” after a Chinese jet dropped flares in the path of an Australian helicopter.

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    Each month, South China Sea NewsWire identifies and features the most crucial articles on political, economic, and other developments in the South China Sea and surrounding regions. We provide top-level summaries of articles for easy access to selected news, conferences, podcasts, videos and integrated media. We offer a reading experience that favors discovery over opinion. South China Sea NewsWire is powered by article data from the Perigon News API. Perigon’s AI-enriched technology provides structured, intelligently classified news data in real time from over 80,000 global sources.

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