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South China Sea - Wikipedia


The South China Sea is a marginal sea that is part of the Pacific Ocean, encompassing an area from the Karimata and Malacca Straits to the Strait of Taiwan of ...

Why China is building islands in the South China Sea - Vox


5 days ago ... Since 2014, China has been building islands in the middle of the South China Sea. What were once underwater reefs are now sandy islands ...

Territorial Claims – Maps | The South China Sea


Chinese Building Projects in the South China Sea, 2015 – Images and Analysis ... Interactive Map and Gazetteer of the Spratly Islands – southchinasea.org

Territorial Disputes in the South China Sea


The Chinese navy returned a U.S. underwater drone to a U.S. naval vessel near the site where it was seized last week (New York Times). A Pentagon statement ...

Armed Clash in the South China Sea - Council on Foreign Relations


Bonnie Glaser of the Center for Strategic and International Studies discusses the significant risk of conflict in the South China Sea and how the United States can ...

South China Sea | World news | The Guardian


China close to finishing buildings on South China Sea islands that could house ... Australia should not join US in South China Sea operations, says retired ...

China military says aware of U.S. carrier in South China Sea | Reuters


8 hours ago ... China's defense ministry said on Thursday it was aware of the presence of a U.S. aircraft carrier strike group in the South China Sea and China ...

US aircraft carrier patrols South China Sea - CNN.com


3 days ago ... The United States deployed the aircraft carrier USS Carl Vinson to the disputed waters of the South China Sea on Saturday as part of maritime ...

Why is the South China Sea contentious? - BBC News


Jul 12, 2016 ... Overlapping claims in the South China Sea threaten to turn the region into a flashpoint of global concern.

South China Sea | Lowy Institute


Overview. The South China Sea is a critical commercial gateway for a significant portion of the world's merchant shipping, and hence is an important economic ...