Senior Associate Justice Antonio Carpio says that China's planned environmental monitoring station is a radar station that will enable it to enforce an air defense identification zone in the South China Sea
Monitoring stations 'were being built on 6 islands and reefs, including Scarborough Shoal off the northwestern Philippines,' the Associated Press reports
The Philippines better get used to Chinese patrol ships in the South China Sea, the official China Daily newspaper says
The state-of-the-art patrol boat equipped with helipad was dispatched to the South China Sea ahead of the enforcement of new rules that will take effect January 1
China is an important neighbor and partner in the region but Philippine territorial sovereignty must be respected, says the foreign affairs department
Yongxing is one of the islands that make up the disputed Paracel chain in the Spratlys
China's newest city might appear to be a tranquil outpost in the South China Sea, but the beaches and palm trees of Sansha are at the heart of a growing territorial dispute
China warns that American criticism of its decision to set up a new military garrison in the South China Sea sent the 'wrong signal' and threatened peace in the hotly disputed waters.
The US criticized China's establishment of a new military garrison in the South China Sea as it called on all sides to lower tensions in the hotly contested waters
One of the poorest Philippine towns faces a better-funded, more politically complex Chinese city in the disputed South China Sea
Further flexing its political muscle, China plans to establish a legislative body in Sansha in the disputed South China Sea
China's establishment of Sansha City, which governs contested portions of the South China Sea, allegedly 'violates Philippine territorial sovereignty'
China makes this announcement amid Pacific military drills led by the US, whose regional presence agitates the Chinese
(UPDATED) The new city includes territories claimed by the Philippines — Scarborough Shoal and the Spratlys