Daily Archives: 2 years ago

China tells G7 to stop making irresponsible remarks

China’s Ministry of Foreign Affairs today responded to statement released by leaders of seven major advanced economies known as G7. G7 leaders said in their declaration that they “strongly oppose the use of intimidation, coercion or force, as well as any unilateral actions that seek to change the status quo, such as large scale land […]

China deploys surveillance vessels off Hawaii: US won’t be caught surprised

The US Pacific Fleet made a statement on the report of Taiwanese newspaper Want China Times regarding China’s deployment of surveillance vessels off the coast of Hawaii. The action of China, according to the report, was in response to the US Navy’s monitoring activities of disputed islands in West Philippine Sea. “I will say that […]

Philippine Navy confirms upcoming activity with Japan Maritime Self-Defense Force

The Philippine Navy confirms earlier report of a Japanese broadcaster that Philippine Navy and Japan Maritime Self-Defense Force will be conducting first ‘full-pledged’ joint naval drill in West Philippine Sea later this month. “This is part of the customary engagements that the PN does with navies sojourning the Philippines,” Philippine Navy spokesman Colonel Edgard Arevalo […]

Malaysia sends Royal Navy, Maritime Enforcers to guard territory against China: Taking diplomatic actions

Malaysia is now taking a firm position against China’s aggressiveness. The Malaysian government sent the Royal Malaysian Navy and Malaysian Maritime Enforcement Agency to guard the Luconia Shoals, known as Beting Patinggi Ali in Malaysia, where a Chinese Coast Guard vessel (CCG-1123) intruded. The said territory is located approximately 100 kilometers off Sarawak coast of […]

G7 opposes China’s massive reclamation in West Philippine Sea: Maintain a rules-based order

The leaders of seven major advanced economies known as G7 released a statement – after a two-day summit June 7 and 8 at Schloss Elmau, Krün, Bavaria, Germany – strongly opposing China’s unilateral actions including massive land reclamation in West Philippine Sea. G7 is composed of Canada, France, Germany, Italy, Japan, the United Kingdom, and […]