US Patrol prompts China to step up base-building in South China Sea

May 12, 2016 by · Comments Off on US Patrol prompts China to step up base-building in South China Sea 

BEIJING, March 11 — Increased US patrols in the South China Sea have only strengthened Beijing’s resolve to ramp up its defenses, including building more military infrastructure, the nation’s Defense Ministry said Wednesday.

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China tells Philippines, Vietnam to cease intrusive action at sea

April 30, 2015 by · Comments Off on China tells Philippines, Vietnam to cease intrusive action at sea 

BEIJING, April 29 — China told the Philippines and Vietnam on Wednesday to halt all intrusive action on China-owned islands in the South China Sea, following its rejection of concerns voiced by ASEAN.

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