Philippines will not comply with China demand for grounded naval vessel removal

China 11/27/21, 15:39

The Philippines, on Thursday, Nov. 25, responded to the Chinese government that it would not remove its navy ship from the disputed South China Sea shoal. The BRP Sierra Madre naval vessel has been grounded at the Second Thomas Shoal since 1999, said Defense Secretary Delfin Lorenzana, the Associated Press reported. He said the ...

Chinese coast guard attacks Philippine boats with water cannon

China 11/19/21, 01:03

Two Philippine boats were attacked with violent blasts of water by Chinese coast guard ships on Tuesday, Nov. 16, in the disputed Spratly Islands over the South China Sea shoal.  The ships were delivering food supplies to the Filipino military on the Second Thomas Shoal, also known as Ayungin Shoal, the ...

Defense talks canceled due to AUKUS trilateral security pact row

Australia & Oceania 09/21/21, 02:42

A submarine deal between the United States, Britain, and Australia offended a French official so deeply he called off a high-level military meeting. Armed Forces Minister Florence Parly canceled his bilateral meeting with British Defence Secretary Ben Wallace. The pair was supposed to discuss the two-day Franco-British Council with defence chiefs ...

VP Harris criticizes CCP’s intimidation in South China Sea

China 08/24/21, 16:04

Vice President Kamala Harris accused Beijing of using coercion and intimidation to support illegal claims in the South China Sea on Tuesday, Aug. 24. Harris criticized the Chinese regime during a trip to Southeast Asia, which she described as crucial to U.S. security. Harris' seven-day journey to Singapore and Vietnam, only ...

Beijing cornered by allies: UK to send warships to the South China Sea

World 07/20/21, 17:46

In a show of support for its allies, the UK Defense Secretary announced plans to send warships to the South China Sea region permanently. They will have to sail in international waters that the Chinese communist regime claims as its own. According to Daily Mail, Ben Wallace, British Defense Secretary, confirmed ...

US will continue to denounce CCP’s South China Sea claim

China 07/12/21, 16:38

Joe Biden's administration will reject Beijing's territorial claims in the South China Sea, and continue to back Philippine defense. Secretary of State Antony Blinken made the declaration on July 11, ahead of the fifth anniversary of a ruling by an independent arbitration tribunal. That ruling supports the Philippines's claim against Chinese ...

The CCP continues to raise tensions over the Indo-Pacific region

China 08/29/20, 15:24

After the United States disapproved of the provocations of the Chinese People's Liberation Army, which raised tensions over the South China Sea after it fired ballistic missiles, Beijing responded to the United States by claiming that it was a "troublemaker." As Express UK indicated, during military exercises carried out in the ...

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