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

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 12,649 Views 36 Comments

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
# Contested
# Contested

Backlash grows over controversial South China Sea map in Abominable film

Oct 18th 2019, 11:06 AM 30,766 Views 23 Comments

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
# Taiwan
# Taiwan

Donald Trump is using his Twitter account to take on China

Dec 5th 2016, 11:45 AM 28,368 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.

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

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 10,955 Views 58 Comments

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
# South China Sea
# South China Sea

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

Oct 27th 2015, 7:58 AM 13,820 Views 86 Comments

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'
# Mystery
# Mystery

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

Mar 9th 2014, 8:18 AM 17,869 Views 42 Comments

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"
# Drone Wars
# Drone Wars

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

Nov 22nd 2013, 2:37 PM 10,177 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.