This year, China had intensified its activities in the South China Sea leading to rising tensions with both Malaysia and the Philippines. Beginning in March, the Whitsun Reef incident saw… Continue reading "China and ASEAN Agree to Avoid Escalatory Actions in the South China Sea"
Since the territorial dispute between China and the Philippines was reignited last month by Chinese actions around Whitsun reef, the Philippines have been intensifying their military response. Official Philippine reports… Continue reading "Philippines to Increase Military Presence in South China Sea in Response to Chinese Activities"
In recent days, tensions between China and the Philippines in the South China Sea flared up over Whitsun reef. The reef, located 175 miles off the coast of the Philippines… Continue reading "Another Flashpoint in the South China Sea: Whitsun Reef"