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# south-china-sea - This year 2022

Why China said a visit from Nancy Pelosi to Taiwan is the US 'playing with fire'
# Tension
# Tension

Why China said a visit from Nancy Pelosi to Taiwan is the US 'playing with fire'

Aug 2nd 2022, 3:27 PM 11,437 Views 11 Comments

China’s ambassador to the United Nations said yesterday that a visit would be “very much dangerous, very much provocative”.

# south-china-sea - Last year 2021

At least 30 people killed and 'alarming' destruction in Philippines after typhoon
# South China Sea
# South China Sea

At least 30 people killed and 'alarming' destruction in Philippines after typhoon

Updated Dec 18th 2021, 11:08 AM 19,045 Views 6 Comments

More than 300,000 people fled their homes and beachfront resorts ahead of the storm’s arrival.

# south-china-sea - All time

US says Beijing's pursuit of offshore resources in South China Sea are illegal
# China
# China

US says Beijing's pursuit of offshore resources in South China Sea are illegal

Jul 14th 2020, 8:56 AM 12,665 Views 36 Comments

Beijing claims most of the South China Sea through a vague delineation based on maps from the 1940s.

Backlash grows over controversial South China Sea map in Abominable film
# Contested
# Contested

Backlash grows over controversial South China Sea map in Abominable film

Oct 18th 2019, 11:06 AM 30,783 Views 23 Comments

Vietnam pulled the film from cinemas this week.

Donald Trump is using his Twitter account to take on China
# Taiwan
# Taiwan

Donald Trump is using his Twitter account to take on China

Dec 5th 2016, 11:45 AM 28,408 Views 126 Comments

China woke up this morning to sharp criticism, days after Beijing accused the Taiwanese president of playing a “small trick” on the US president-elect.

Defiant China says it's not backing down in wake of ruling on disputed waters
# Potential Flashpoint
# Potential Flashpoint

Defiant China says it's not backing down in wake of ruling on disputed waters

Jul 12th 2016, 10:56 AM 10,978 Views 58 Comments

An international tribunal’s ruling over claims to the South China Sea is likely to ratchet up tensions.

China is accusing the US of 'illegally entering' its waters
# South China Sea
# South China Sea

China is accusing the US of 'illegally entering' its waters

Oct 27th 2015, 7:58 AM 13,841 Views 86 Comments

The USS Lassen sailed within 12 miles of artificial islands Beijing is building.

US sends FBI to aid search for missing jet but insist 'no evidence of terrorism yet'
# Mystery
# Mystery

US sends FBI to aid search for missing jet but insist 'no evidence of terrorism yet'

Mar 9th 2014, 8:18 AM 17,883 Views 42 Comments

A total of 40 ships and 22 aircraft are searching for the jet which has been missing since Saturday morning.

China test flies new stealth combat drone nicknamed the "Sharp Sword"
# Drone Wars
# Drone Wars

China test flies new stealth combat drone nicknamed the "Sharp Sword"

Nov 22nd 2013, 2:37 PM 10,208 Views 34 Comments

Images posted online showed a sleek grey delta-wing aircraft apparently powered by a jet engine and resembling an American combat drone.