On 1 November, at 7:50 PM local time, the Japanese Ministry of Defense detected a Chinese Type 636 survey vessel in the vicinity of the uninhabited island of Gajajima which… Continue reading "China is Stepping Up Intrusions into Japanese Waters"
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"
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"