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  • Philippines, US dialogue missed chance to address South China Sea 'grey zone' — analyst

    While the Philippines and the United States reaffirmed their defense cooperation in their last dialogue, the two countries missed some opportunities to address issues in the South China Sea, part of which is the West Philippine Sea. by Patricia Lourdes Viray

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  • US: Philippines well-positioned to ensure South China Sea code consistent with international law

    The Philippines is in a position to ensure that the Code of Conduct in the South China Sea will be consistent with international law, a US State Department official said. by Patricia Lourdes Viray

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  • Philippines' president calls on US defense pact to back him in a naval fight with Beijing in the South China Sea

    Rodrigo Duterte, the firebrand president of the Philippines, called on the US to send warships to defend the island nation against Chinese military aggression as part of a decades-old mutual defense treaty on Wednesday.  A Chinese vessel allegedly rammed a Filipino fishing boat in the Philippines' waters and left the fishers for dead. It's unclear if this attack can be cleanly pinned on China and if the Philippines can demand a US armed response, but the US is under a lot of pressure to flex its...

    Business Insider
  • US concerned over China's 'interference' in South China Sea

    HANOI, Vietnam (AP) " The United States said it's concerned by reports of China's interference with oil and gas activities in the disputed waters of the South China Sea, where Vietnam accuses Beijing of violating its sovereignty.State Department spokeswoman Morgan Ortagus said in a statement that China's "repeated provocative actions aimed at the offshore oil and gas development of other claimant states threaten regional energy security and undermine the free and open Indo-Pacific [

    The Palm Beach Post
  • US concerned over China's 'interference' in South China Sea

    The U.S. says it's concerned by reports of China's interference with oil and gas activities in the disputed waters of the South China Sea, where Vietnam says Beijing violated its sovereignty

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  • US concerned over China’s ‘interference’ in South China Sea

    HANOI, Vietnam (AP) — The United States said it's concerned by reports of China's interference with oil and gas activities in the disputed waters of the South China Sea, where Vietnam accuses Beijing of violating its sovereignty. State Department spokeswoman Morgan Ortagus said in a statement that China's "repeated provocative actions aimed at the offshore oil and gas development of other claimant states threaten regional energy security and undermine the free and open Indo-Pacific energy...

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  • US concerned over China’s ‘interference’ in South China Sea

    The U.S. says it’s concerned by reports of China’s interference with oil and gas activities in the disputed waters of the South China Sea, where Vietnam says Beijing violated its sovereignty

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