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#south china sea

# south-china-sea - Tuesday 14 July, 2020

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

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

# south-china-sea - Friday 18 October, 2019

Backlash grows over controversial South China Sea map in Abominable film

Vietnam pulled the film from cinemas this week.

# south-china-sea - Monday 5 December, 2016

Donald Trump is using his Twitter account to take on China

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.

# south-china-sea - Tuesday 12 July, 2016

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

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

# south-china-sea - Tuesday 27 October, 2015

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

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

# south-china-sea - Sunday 9 March, 2014

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

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

# south-china-sea - Friday 22 November, 2013

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

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