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China aggressively building islands on reefs claimed by Philippines  Jun 27, 4:06 pm
London, June 27 (ANI): China is reportedly proceeding with the construction of artificial islands on at least two reefs, which are claimed by the Philippines, despite Beijing promising to end some work soon.
Japan may join US in conducting patrols in South China Sea  Jun 25, 6:06 pm
New York, June 25 (ANI): Chief of the Joint Staff of the Japan Self-Defense Forces has said that the country may join US forces in its regular patrolling in the South China Sea.
China will 'soon' complete land reclamation projects in South China Sea  Jun 16, 7:25 pm
London, June 16 (ANI): Chinese foreign minister has said that a series of land reclamation projects in the South China Sea will be completed "soon".
Beijing asks US to scale down naval, air activities in South China Sea  Jun 12, 6:47 pm
Beijing, June 12 (ANI): Beijing has reportedly urged the United States military to scale down its naval and air activities in the South China Sea and stick to its stand of not taking sides in territorial disputes in order to maintain peace and stability in the region.
Philippines, Japan to hold fresh naval drills in 'disputed' South China Sea  Jun 10, 6:26 pm
Dhaka, June 10 (ANI): The Philippines and Japan are set to hold fresh naval drills this month, as they seek to bolster their security ties in the face of growing Chinese aggression in the disputed South China Sea.
Taiwan commissions two new ships amid tension in South China Sea  Jun 7, 10:07 am
New York, June 7 (ANI): In a bid to counter China's growing influence in the South China Sea, Taiwan's coast guard has commissioned two 3,000-ton patrol vessels for duty.
Vietnam launches USD 800 cruise to assert sovereignty in South China Sea  Jun 5, 6:18 pm
London, June 5 (ANI): In a bid to assert its sovereignty on the "disputed" Spratly islands in the South China Sea in the face of Chinese aggression, Vietnam is reportedly offering patriotic citizens "the holiday of a lifetime" with a cruise to hotly-contested archipelago.
China rejects misinterpretation of international laws on South China Sea   Jun 3, 5:39 pm
Beijing, June 3 (ANI): China on Wednesday rejected misinterpretations of international law on territorial disputes related to the South China Sea, saying its activities in the region were "legitimate and reasonable."
South China Sea: Carter says US will play 'pivotal' role in Asia  Jun 1, 2:57 pm
London, June 1 (ANI): United States Defense Secretary Ashton Carter has asserted that the country will continue to play a "pivotal" role in Asia in the future, a day after Beijing warned Washington against meddling in the "disputed" South China Sea.
Australia presses Beijing to end South China Sea land reclamation activities  Jun 1, 2:15 pm
Melbourne, June 1 (ANI): Australia has reportedly urged China to end its controversial land reclamation activities in the South China Sea, a week after reports claimed that Beijing had moved weapons to its artificial islands.
China hits back at US over South China Sea remark  May 31, 4:18 pm
Beijing, May 31 (ANI): Day after the United States called for an `immediate and lasting halt` to China`s land reclamation activities in the disputed areas of South China Sea, Beijing has denied that its actions were `out of step` with international
Reports: China moving weapons to 'disputed' artificial islands  May 28, 4:44 pm
Melbourne, May 28 (ANI): China has reportedly moved weapons on to its artificial islands amid heightened tensions in the disputed South China Sea.
Singapore Airlines flight plunges 13,000 feet after engines lose power  May 28, 1:44 pm
London, May 28 (ANI): Passengers aboard a Singapore Airlines flight plying between Singapore and Shanghai had an unpleasant surprise after the aircraft they were travelling in last Saturday, plunged 13,000 feet because of a loss of engine power when it hit stormy weather over the South China Sea.
Beijing says US air surveillance missions threaten peace in South China Sea  May 25, 2:06 pm
Washington, May 25 (ANI): Lodging protests over recent reconnaissance activity by an American plane over the South China Sea, Beijing has said that such flights pose a threat to peace in the region and warned that they could lead to accidents in the air or at sea.
China's warning to US spy plane over South China Sea could spike tension  May 22, 1:09 pm
Wellington, May 22 (ANI): The Chinese Navy's warnings to an American surveillance plane to leave air space around the disputed islands in the South China Sea recently indicates that Beijing may consider creating a military exclusion zone, a move that could spark off regional tensions, a report said.
US, China refuse to budge over South China land reclamation activities  May 17, 3:21 pm
Washington, May 17 (ANI): The United States and China have refused to budge from their respective positions over the latter's land reclamation activities in the disputed territories of South China Sea, with Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Ji "politely but pointedly" declining Washington's push for a diplomatic solution to ease the tensions.
John Kerry to urge Beijing to halt projects in South China Sea  May 16, 11:49 am
London, May 16 (ANI): US Secretary of State John Kerry, who is in China, will urge Beijing to halt its "increasingly assertive actions" in the South China Sea.
Pentagon mulls military patrols of China's artificial islands in 'disputed' South China Sea  May 13, 4:45 pm
London, May 13 (ANI): The Pentagon is reportedly mulling sending US military aircraft and ships to assert freedom of navigation around the artificial island being built by China in the disputed South China Sea, a US official said.
Senior pilot claims MH370 crashed 'deliberately' by pilot in act of suicide  May 10, 11:00 am
London, May 10 (ANI): A senior pilot has claimed that the missing Malaysian Airlines flight MH370 was deliberately crashed by the pilot in an act of suicide.
China expanding 'artificial islands building' in South China Sea, claims U.S  May 9, 1:40 pm
London, May 9 (ANI): U.S. Government officials have reportedly expressed concern over China's expansionist designs through the construction of artificial islands in the disputed South China area.
China warns Japan-US alliance should not undermine Beijing's interests, disturb Asia-Pacific region  Apr 29, 1:17 pm
Beijing, April 29 (ANI): Day after United States President Barack Obama rolled out the red carpet to welcome Japanese Prime Minister Shizno Abe at the White House, Beijing has warned that Tokyo's alliance with Washington should not undermine China's interests or disturb the Asia-Pacific region.
ASEAN warns China's island-building attempts may 'undermine peace, security' in South China Sea  Apr 27, 12:25 pm
London, April 27 (ANI): A statement released by the leaders of Southeast Asian nations ahead of a summit has said that China's island-building efforts "may undermine peace, security and stability" in the disputed South China Sea.
China building runway in disputed territory of South China Sea island  Apr 18, 10:30 am
London, Apr. 18 (ANI): China is building a runway on a reef in the disputed territory of South China Sea, according to satellite images.
Obama says US concerned over China 'using muscle' in 'disputed' South China Sea  Apr 10, 11:24 am
London, April 10 (ANI): U.S. President Barack Obama has voiced concerns over China using "sheer size and muscle" to intimidate smaller nations in the row over the South China Sea.
US Naval chief terms China's 'great wall of sand' in 'disputed' South China Sea 'worrisome'  Apr 2, 11:22 am
Melbourne, April 2 (ANI): A U.S. commander has warned that the creation of "a great wall of sand" by China through land reclamation in the South China Sea has raised serious concerns over its territorial intentions.
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