China and the Philippines engaged in a tit-for-tat early this week after a Philippine warship sailed near Scarborough Shoal, a barren rock about 120 miles west of the island of Luzon that has become one of the region’s hottest points of instability.China claims sovereignty over 80 percent of the South China Sea, pitting it against the territorial claims of Vietnam, Malaysia, Brunei, Indonesia, Taiwan, and the Philippines.
Philippines dismissed China’s claims, but Beijing has continued to ignore the ruling.A State Department report published early last year said the U.S. takes no position on sovereignty over the roughly 250 islands, reefs, shoals, and other features in the South China Sea. However, the report stressed the right to passage through the sea’s trade routes, particularly in areas where China is defying international law.An estimated $3.
China military says Philippine boat ‘illegally entered’ waters near Scarborough ShoalChina’s military said on Monday that a Philippine vessel ‘illegally entered’ waters near Scarborough Shoal without authorisation and it urged the Philippines to immediately stop its provocations. Read more ⮕
China’s forces shadow a Philippine navy ship near disputed shoal, sparking new exchange of warningsA Philippine navy patrol ship has been shadowed by Chinese forces near a disputed shoal in the South China Sea Read more ⮕
China’s forces shadow a Philippine navy ship near disputed shoal, sparking new exchange of warningsA Philippine navy patrol ship has been shadowed by Chinese forces near a disputed shoal in the South China Sea. The incident that happened Monday near Scarborough Shoal sparked a fresh exchange of accusations and warnings between the Asian neighbors. Read more ⮕
Shanghai, China job with East China University of Science and Technology (ECUST)About School of Pharmacy of ECUST Established in September 2004, School of Pharmacy of ECUST is comprised of complementary research programs focused on Pharmaceutical Sciences, Pharmaceutical Engineering and Plant Protection. Read more ⮕
Philippines October inflation likely within 5.1%-5.9%Philippines October inflation likely within 5.1%-5.9% – central bank Read more ⮕
America’s Failed Deterrance of China Has Left Us With Only Bad OptionsIt’s apparent that Xi Jinping thinks that he can get away with provoking an incident at Second Thomas Shoal. Read more ⮕