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London, Feb 27 (ANI): China is reportedly expanding its presence in the South China Sea in order to include stationing for ships and potential airfields as part of its "aggressive efforts to exert sovereignty," the U.S. intelligence chief said.
Washington, Feb 18 (ANI): China is building new islands with helipads, airstrips, harbors and facilities to support troops in disputed waters in the South China Sea through land reclamation, new analysis shows.
Sydney, Nov 23 (ANI): China is building a huge island in the South China Sea that would accommodate its first offshore airstrip in an area where Beijing is involved in territorial disputes with neighbouring countries, said a U.S. military spokesman.
New Delhi, Oct. 27 (ANI): India and Vietnam are scheduled to sign an agreement on Tuesday allowing the former to explore the South China Sea for oil, despite strong protests from China.
New Delhi, Sept.15 (ANI): The top representatives of India and Vietnam on Monday signed seven pacts to further strengthen the strategic partnership in the key sectors including oil exploration, agriculture and connectivity between the two countries.
China justifies reclamation work by 'indisputable sovereignty' over South China Sea claim Sep 11, 11:34 am
London, Sep 11 (ANI): China has reportedly justified its land reclamation work in the South China Sea by saying that it has "indisputable sovereignty" over the region.
US, China embroiled in tussle over South China Sea claims Aug 11, 2:42 pm
Washington, Aug 11 (ANI): The US says that it is not competing with China for influence and leadership in Southeast Asia, even as the two countries made it evident at a weekend meeting of regional foreign ministers in Burma.
Beijing, July 16 (ANI) China has urged the countries outside the area of South China Sea to stay away from territorial disputes, following a proposal by a U.S. official to change the existing state of affairs in the region.
China under-reported 2014 defence spending by 20%: US report Jun 7, 6:05 pm
London, June 7 (ANI): An annual report by the US defence department says that China has under reported its 2014 defence spending by 20 percent.
London, June 1 (ANI): The United States has accused China of 'destabilising' Asian region over the South China Sea claim.
Beijing, May 22 (ANI): Chinese president Xi Jinping has proposed a new framework for security cooperation in Asia and a new structure for regional partnerships, urging its neighbours to refrain from bolstering military alliances with the US.
Sydney, May 18 (ANI): As the search for the missing Malaysia Airline plane is set to enter its tenth week, the first book about the disaster, with a theory about what might have happened, is said to go on sale in Australia tomorrow.
London, May 18 (ANI): China has evacuated more than 3,000 Chinese from Vietnam following a wave of anti-Chinese riots.
Beijing warns Washington against fueling maritime provocation May 14, 1:31 pm
Beijing, May 14 (ANI): Describing Washington's latest remarks on the South China Sea as "inspiring belligerency," Beijing has reportedly urged US to stop fueling maritime provocation.
China makes waves in South China Sea May 12, 11:45 am
Currently more than 5,000 members of the US and Philippine armed forces are conducting war games under the auspices of Exercise Balikatan, whose name translates as 'shoulder to shoulder'. While this training occurs annually and is in its 30th iteration, it is the first conducted since the USA and Philippines signed the Enhanced Defense Cooperation Agreement (EDCA) on 28 April.
New Delhi, May 9 (ANI): Asserting that freedom of navigation in the South China Sea should not be impeded, the Ministry of External Affairs (MEA) on Friday called for cooperation in ensuring security of sea-lanes and strengthening of maritime security.
London, May 9 (ANI): China has warned Vietnam to withdraw its ships from the disputed South China Sea, after vessels from the two sides collided in a confrontation.
US, Philippines to sign defense accord for 10 years Apr 28, 3:40 pm
Washington, Apr 28(ANI): The United States and the Philippines will sign a 10-year defence agreement amid rising tensions between China and its neighbours.
Kuala Lumpur, Apr. 12 (ANI): In a latest breakthrough in Malaysia Airlines flight MH370's criminal investigation it has been reportedly revealed that a crew member from the plane made a desperate call from his mobile phone on the morning it went missing.
Malaysian PM confirms missing plane 'deliberately' led off course Mar 15, 12:31 pm
Kuala Lumpur, Mar. 15 (ANI): Malaysian Prime Minister Najib Razak has confirmed that the ill-fated Malaysian Airline passenger jet was deliberately led off its original route.
London, Mar. 15 (ANI): A fake video claiming that the missing Malaysian Airline passenger jet was spotted near Bermuda Triangle has been spreading on Facebook.
Sydney, Mar. 14 (ANI): Vietnamese officials reportedly found no wreckage in the area where Chinese satellite pictures showed possible debris of the missing Malaysian passenger jet.
Washington, Feb. 9 (ANI): In wake of rising tensions between China and Japan, U.S secretary of State John Kerry has reportedly vowed to defend Japan against attacks, even in conflicts involving islands claimed by China and Taiwan.
London, Feb. 7 (ANI): A senior US diplomat has called on China to clarify its territorial claims in the South China Sea in accordance with international law.
Tokyo, Feb.2 (ANI): According to a senior U.S. Air Force official, the Chinese military could reportedly target Okinawa Prefecture and the U.S. territory of Guam during contingencies in Taiwan or the South China Sea conflicts.
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