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THE challenge mounted last week by the US navy to China’s maritime expansion in the South China Sea highlights the confrontation in east Asia between the world’s two major powers in one of the more important, but least noticed, global flashpoints.
MANILA, Nov 28, 2013 (AFP) - The Philippines expressed concern Thursday that China may seek control of air space over contested areas of the South China Sea, after Beijing declared an air defence zone above other disputed waters.
BEIJING: China is rapidly building an airstrip on an artificial island in disputed South China Sea waters, recent satellite pictures showed, potentially ramping up tensions with several South-East Asian neighbours.
Manila (AFP) - The Philippines on Sunday hailed what it termed growing international support for its efforts to counter China's claims to most of the South China Sea.
BEIJING: Beijing sought to soothe tensions over its South China Sea claims, saying it will avoid the use of force in the region as the US ponders sending warships close to territory claimed by the Asian giant.
SYDNEY: Australia’s new Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull has advised China to ease off on island construction in the South China Sea if it wants a reduced US presence in the region.
MANILA: The Philippines has asked the US to provide military “assistance” in resupplying and rotating Manila’s forces in the South China Sea because they face harassment from regional power China, a military spokesman said Thursday.
MANILA, June 15, 2014 (AFP) - Despite territorial stand-offs between China and other nations bordering the South China Sea, analysts say governments know better than to choke off the trade shipping routes that are the lifeblood of their economies.