South China Sea NewsWire Archive

Monthly Archive of Previous News Articles


Is China building a military base in Cambodia?

28 July, 2023

New satellite images reveal the dramatic transformation of the Cambodian naval base in Ream. New Chinese-funded piers and other building projects would extend China’s potential military reach into the contested waters of Southeast Asia.


What will Qin Gang’s replacement mean for China-US relations?

26 July, 2023

The ousting of Qin Gang could shift US-China dynamics but is unlikely to change the overall trend towards warming ties.


Europe eyes the Philippines as Asian security anchor

5 July, 2023

Strategic ties between European countries and the Philippines are set to grow as leaders recognize the importance of countering China’s rising military network near Taiwan and the South China Sea.