south china sea dispute

China Blames United States, Journalists for Obama Airport Fiasco

BEIJING, Sept 5 – China on Monday leveled responsibility at the United States and journalists for a fracas at a Chinese airport, in which officials of both countries exchanged heated remarks as President Barack Obama disembarked from his aircraft. The comments by a foreign ministry spokeswoman were in response to questions whether China, which is

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China’s Legal Setback Could Spur More South China Sea Claims

By Anthony Deutsch and Toby Sterling AMSTERDAM, July 14 – China’s resounding defeat in a legal battle with the Philippines over territorial claims in the South China Sea could embolden other states to file lawsuits if Beijing refuses to compromise on access to the resource-rich region. There are several avenues for litigation that countries could

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China Vows to Protect South China Sea Sovereignty After Ruling

By Ben Blanchard and Martin Petty BEIJING/MANILA, July 13 – China vowed to take all necessary measures to protect its sovereignty in the South China Sea and said it had the right to set up an air defence zone, after rejecting an international tribunal’s ruling that denied its claims in the region. State media called

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