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  • China Is Testing Even More Anti-Ship Missiles in the South China Sea

    Sebastien Roblin Technology, Asia Not good. Since the 1960s, the principal anti-ship threat has come from cruise missiles, which skim on a horizontal trajectory a few meters above the surface of the ocean have served as the principal anti-ship weapon. When lobbing gigantic rockets into the stratosphere traveling at many times the speed of sound, it’s both a basic courtesy and common sense to forewarn pilots in the area to stay out of the way. Therefore, late in June 2019, China issued a...

    The National Interest
  • Here's How China and America's Missiles in the South China Sea Stack Up

    David Axe Technology, Asia Who wins? The U.S. Navy frequently sails warships through international waters near these fortified islands in order to assert its rights to navigate open waters. These "freedom-of-navigation operations," or FONOPs, often draw harsh condemnation from Beijing. The Chinese military lobbed anti-ship ballistic missiles into the South China Sea in tests in early July 2019. The missile trials underscored Beijing’s increasing militarization of resource-rich waters on which...

    The National Interest
  • Philippines' Duterte plans China visit to discuss South China Sea ruling

    Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte will soon meet his Chinese counterpart Xi Jinping to discuss a 2016 arbitration case over the South China Sea, his spokesman said on Tuesday, as domestic pressure grows on the firebrand leader to stand up to Beijing.

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  • Philippines' Duterte plans China visit to discuss South China Sea ruling

    Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte will soon meet his Chinese counterpart Xi Jinping to discuss a 2016 arbitration case over the South China Sea, his spokesman said on Tuesday, as domestic pressure grows on the firebrand leader to stand up to Beijing.

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  • Reports of a secret base deal are raising fears that Beijing is boxing in the South China Sea

    Reports of a deal between China and Cambodia over a naval base have stoked concerns about Beijing's ambitions in the South China Sea and Indian Ocean. China and Cambodia have denied the reports, but the news has the US and other countries reevaluating their relationships in the region. Visit Business Insider's homepage for more stories. A report that China cut a deal with Cambodia to use part of a naval base is raising concern that Beijing could extend its reach in the South China Sea and over...

    Business Insider
  • China warns outsiders not to "sow distrust" in South China Sea

    China's top diplomat on Wednesday warned outside countries not to amplify disputes in the South China Sea, where recent Chinese manoeuvring in the energy-rich waters has rattled regional states and drawn condemnation from the United States.

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  • China warns outsiders not to 'sow distrust' in South China Sea

    China's top diplomat on Wednesday warned outside countries not to amplify disputes in the South China Sea, where recent Chinese maneuvering in the energy-rich waters has rattled regional states and drawn condemnation from the United States.

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