Kagitingan Reef - updates

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Photos show China's massive construction, runway on PH reef

Feb 05, 2018 - 12:22 PM

China ignores a ruling of the UN-backed Permanent Court of Arbitration that declared Mischief Reef a part of the Philippine Exclusive Economic Zone

2016 PHOTO. Structures seen on a satellite image of Mischief Reef on November 15, 2016, released December 13, 2016. Image courtesy of CSIS Asia Maritime Transparency Initiative/DigitalGlobe

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Jan 09, 2018 - 7:29 PM

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Roque, Lorenzana contradict each other on China's promise on man-made islands

Jan 09, 2018 - 2:39 PM

President Duterte's spokesman and his defense chief are not on the same page when it comes to China's promise: Is it a promise just to stop new reclamation in the South China Sea, or also to refrain from militarization of its man-made islands?

Presidential Spokesperson Atty. Harry Roque is glad to announce during a press briefing at the New Executive Building (NEB) in Malacañang on January 8, 2018 that President Rodrigo Roa Duterte has garnered an approval rating of 80 percent and 82 percent trust rating based on the last quarter survey of Pulse Asia. YANCY LIM/PRESIDENTIAL PHOTO

IN PHOTOS: The China build-up

Apr 09, 2017 - 10:30 AM

President Rodrigo Duterte has ordered the military to occupy and build structures in Philippine territory in the South China Sea China has been building its own way before this

Satellite images show runway in South China Sea

Apr 17, 2015 - 5:32 PM

Before this construction China lacked the refueling and resupply capabilities to reach the southern part of the South China Sea Washington based Center for Strategic and International Studies says

KAGITINGAN REEF: Status of reclamation activities in Kagitingan (Fiery Cross) Reef as of December 12, 2014

Photos show China's 'massive' reclamation in West PH Sea

Jan 22, 2015 - 9:28 AM

The reclaimed Kagitingan Reef is believed to become the site of a runway for China s air assets to be present in a disputed area already dominated by its ships

50% COMPLETE? A runway is believed to be among what China will build at the reclaimed Kagitingan Reef off the coast of Palawan

'China to finish construction of airstrip in West PH Sea this year'

Jan 08, 2015 - 8:45 AM

A Chinese airstrip in the West Philippine Sea will dramatically change the security situation because it will allow Chinese assets to stay longer in the area

DISPUTED SEA. A screengrab from Google Maps of the disputed features in the South China Sea, known as West Philippine Sea in the Philippines.