Expert: Chinese overfishing in South China Sea threatens ‘everywhere in Southeast Asia’

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Billy H.C. Kwok/Getty Images The director of a think tank dedicated to monitoring the South China Sea said on Friday that overfishing in the body of water, exacerbated by China’s attempted colonization, could damage industries and food security in all of Southeast Asia. “If … Read More

Sinking US aircraft carriers will resolve tension in South China Sea, says Chinese admiral

FILE: The USS Ronald Reagan during a dual carrier strike force exercise. (Twitter) The deputy head of a Chinese military academy told an audience in Shenzhen last month that tensions in the South China Sea could be resolved by sinking a … Read More

China’s President Orders Military ‘PREPARE FOR WAR’

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Tensions are now growing around the future of the South China Sea and Taiwan. Tensions are now growing around the future of the South China Sea and Taiwan As China continues to battle the escalating trade war with the US, … Read More

A major new war is looming — and this one sits worryingly close to home

A “TICKING time bomb” on Australia’s doorstep is counting down to war — and an expert says the world is blind to it. A MAJOR new war is looming — and this one sits worryingly close to home. Asia is … Read More

US B-52s fly by contested islands amid rising tensions with China

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Two US B-52 bombers flew within the vicinity of the contested Spratly Islands in the South China Sea Monday, according to a US defense official. The flyovers came a day after Secretary of Defense James Mattis called Beijing out over … Read More

Are China-US Relations Entering Dangerous New Phase In South China Sea? – OpEd

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Lightning behind an aircraft carrier in the Strait of Malacca. Credit: pxhere.com Most analysts agree that China and the U.S. are locked in a seminal long-term struggle for dominance in Asia. With the military of both sides engaging in nearly … Read More

U.S. warns China of ‘consequences’ over reported missiles in South China Sea

China has been militarizing the disputed Spratly Islands in the South China The United States has warned China that there will be “consequences” for its growing militarization of disputed islands in the South China Sea amid reports it has moved … Read More

Japan activates first marines since WW2 to bolster defenses against China

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REUTERS Soldiers of Japanese Ground Self-Defense Force (JGSDF)’s Amphibious Rapid Deployment Brigade, Japan’s first marine unit since World War Two, gather at a ceremony activating the brigade at JGSDF’s Camp Ainoura in Sasebo. SASEBO/TOKYO — Japan on Saturday (April 7) … Read More

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