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China jabs back at Trump's barb over South China Sea

Beijing hit back Wednesday at US President Donald Trump's veiled criticism of its territorial claims in the disputed South China Sea, countering that the United States was a greater threat to sovereignty. In his speech to the UN General...Show More Summary

China, Singapore look to put difficulties behind them

BEIJING (Reuters) - China and Singapore on Tuesday sought to put recent difficulties in their relationship over Taiwan and the disputed South China Sea behind them as Singapore's Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong began a trip to Beijin...

Tidal and mangrove deposits during the Oligo-Miocene in the South China Sea

A study on 22–18 million-year-old tidal deposits reveals insights on the significance of mangrove organic carbon sequestration in the South China Sea at geological time scales.

NASA sees Typhoon Doksuri in the South China Sea

Typhoon Doksuri appeared well-rounded and organized on satellite imagery as it moved through the north central South China Sea toward Vietnam.

Stunning timelapse from a cargo ship on the open sea

6 days agoHumor / odd : Boing Boing

From JeffHK, 80,000 photos over 30 days: Route was from Red Sea -- Gulf of Aden -- Indian Ocean -- Colombo -- Malacca Strait -- Singapore -- South East China Sea -- Hong Kong

Beautiful Timelapse Of A Cargo Ships Month-Long Journey At Sea

last weekHumor / odd : Geekologie

This is a 4K timelapse video created from the 80,000 photographs taken by Youtuber JeffHK during a cargo ship's month-long journey through "the Red Sea, the Gulf of Aden, the Indian Ocean, and the South East China Sea, and countlessShow More Summary

Chinese sub docks at Malaysian port for second time this year

KUALA LUMPUR (Reuters) - A Chinese submarine has docked in Malaysia, the second such visit to the Southeast Asian country this year, as western powers fret over China's expanding reach in the South China Sea.

NASA gets infrared look at Tropical Depression 21W

NASA's Aqua satellite measured cloud top temperatures in newly formed Tropical Depression 21W in the South China Sea and found a large area of strong thunderstorms around the center of circulation.

Indonesia, Long on Sidelines, Starts to Confront China’s Territorial Claims

last weekNews : NYTimes: News

A military buildup and maritime skirmishes involving Chinese boats suggest a more aggressive posture by Indonesia in the South China Sea.

Here's why so many nations want to control the South China Sea — and what China wants to do

The South China Sea plays an outsized role in international commerce and politics. A litany of regional and global powers crave its natural resources as well as the benefits that come with controlling on of the world's most important...Show More Summary

Vietnam protests over Chinese live-fire drills in South China Sea

HANOI (Reuters) - Vietnam on Tuesday issued a strong condemnation of Chinese military live-fire exercises in the disputed South China Sea, amid rising tension between the two countries.

US planning more regular South China Sea patrols: report

The Pentagon is planning to conduct more regular patrols in the South China Sea -- as many as two to three a month -- to assert freedom of navigation in disputed waters claimed by China, the Wall Street Journal reported. The newspaper...Show More Summary

Despite strains, Vietnam and China forge closer economic ties

HANOI (Reuters) - Tensions are high on the South China Sea as Vietnam faces off against China over their overlapping maritime claims.

Vietnam protests over Chinese military drill in South China Sea

BEIJING/HANOI (Reuters) - China urged Vietnam on Friday to take a calm and rational view of its military drills in the South China Sea, after Vietnam expressed opposition, as tension between the neighbors worsens over the disputed strategic waterway.

Vietnam protests at Chinese military drill in South China Sea

HANOI (Reuters) - Vietnam on Thursday opposed what it said was a Chinese announcement of military exercises in the disputed South China Sea, amid rising tension between the neighboring countries.

North Korea Said to Fire Another Missile

3 weeks agoNews : NYTimes: News

South Korean and Japanese officials said North Korea launched a missile toward the East China Sea early Tuesday. Japanese officials said it flew over Japan.

How China Plans to Win a War in the South China Sea

James Holmes Security, Asia Think about a "People's War."  Last year China’s defense minister,  General Chang Wanquan,  implored the nation to ready itself for a “people’s war at sea.” The purpose of such a campaign? To “safeguard sovereignty” after an adverse ruling from the  International Tribunal for the Law of the Sea. Show More Summary

US won't pull back from South China Sea ops: general

An American general insisted Friday the United States would not pull back from operations in the disputed South China Sea to combat Beijing?s territorial claims despite a series of accidents involving US warships. General Terrence O'Shaughnessy, Pacific Air Forces commander, said the American military still had ?credibility... Show More Summary

Search for Missing U.S. Sailors Slowed by Extensive Damage to Vessel

3 weeks agoNews : NYTimes: News

The McCain had been on patrol in the South China Sea and was headed to Singapore when it collided with a chemical and oil tanker.

Russia sends nuclear-capable bombers on mission near South Korea, Japan

MOSCOW (Reuters) - Russian nuclear-capable strategic bombers have flown over the Pacific Ocean, the Sea of Japan, the Yellow Sea and the East China Sea, prompting Japan and South Korea to scramble jets to escort them, Russia said on Thursday.

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