South China Sea islands - updates

Rappler's latest stories on South China Sea islands


Beijing 'installs missiles' on South China Sea islands

May 04, 2018 - 12:00 AM

The US network CNBC reports, citing sources close to US intelligence, the Chinese army installed anti-ship and air-to-air defenses on outposts also claimed by Vietnam and the Philippines over the last 30 days

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Indonesia details defense plan after South China Sea ruling

Jul 13, 2016 - 5:59 PM

The increase in high seas confrontations is triggered by Indonesian authorities aggressive crackdown on illegal fishing in its vast waters

RYAMIZARD RYACUDU. Indonesian Defense Minister General Ryamizard Ryacudu delivers his speech during the Third Plenary Session of the International Institute for Strategic Studies (IISS) 15th Asia Security Summit in Singapore, June 4, 2016. Photo by Wallace Woon/EPA