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China Wants Alliances Despite West Philippine Sea Tensions

On Monday, Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi said Beijing needed to maintain stability in the South China Sea as it seeks alliances in the region amid tensions in the disputed waters. The United States has opposed China for neglecting international law by the construction and militarization of artificial islands in the South China Sea, threatening […]

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Taiwan’s Visit to Spratly Violates Philippines Vietnam Sovereignty

The foreign ministry Spokesman of Vietnam, the recent trip of Former Taiwanese Officials to Itu Aba Island seriously violated Vietnam sovereignty making the situation in the South China Sea more complicated. Taiwan’s actions could not change the truth, Vietnam holds sovereignty over Hoang Sa and Troung Sa Archipelagos. Last week, Taiwan organized a trip for […]

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Philippines Needs Arms to Protect the West Philippine Sea

According to Senior Associate Justice Antonio Carpio said that China’s historical claim over the South China Sea has no basis at all. It was only in the 1930’s that Chinese maps went beyond Hainan Island, China’s southernmost territory, adding that it was only 1933 that a Chinese map showed the Paracels as part of Hainan. […]

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United Kingdom Support the Philippines in Sea Row

British Foreign Secretary Philip Hammond made a clear statement that contending territorial claims in the South China Sea is a key for global artery, risking over and must be solved serenely. Tension and the risk of escalation may arise, the claiming dealt must undergo a rules-based, not power-based. The freedom of navigation must be observed […]

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Philippines New Naval Base on West Coast Palawan

Palawan is part of the main Philippine Islands chain and about 160 kilometers away from the disputed Spratly Islands where China is rapidly doing land reclamation in seven submerge reefs causing alarm among some Asian countries and drawing increasing International criticism including the United States. China defended its land reclamation in the Spratly Islands, saying […]

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