A Chinese coast guard ship (back) sails next to a Vietnamese coast guard vessel (front) near China's oil drilling rig in Vietnam's exclusive economic zone in the South China Sea, May 14, 2014. In just a few weeks, international judges will begin to consider the legality of … [Read more...] about The importance of evidence: Fact, fiction and the South China Sea
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Russia to begin construction on 6th submarine for Vietnam St Petersburg-based Admiralty Verfi shipyard will commence work on its 6th submarine for Vietnam on May 28, according to Russian media sources. This is the final submarine the Russian shipbuilder is providing to … [Read more...] about Social News Headlines 1/5
CANBERRA/HONG KONG, March 21 - The Pentagon's F-35 warplane is giving U.S. allies in Asia a headache as they look to replace ageing jets with a cutting edge aircraft now likely to be at least seven years late in offering a strategic deterrent to China. The $400 billion … [Read more...] about Asia’s F-35 buyers forced to wait as China seeks edge
And what will happen after the July 12 ruling? On July 12, a panel of five judges at the Permanent Court of Arbitration (PCA) in The Hague will announce their ruling in a case brought by the Philippines against China over its actions in the South China Sea (Vietnam's East Sea). … [Read more...] about Why the Philippines’ ‘South China Sea’ legal case matters?