China pulls out 1 of 3 ships, no end yet to sea standoff | CHINA US Focus

CHINA US Focus - Exclusive Analysis of the Politics, Economics, Military and Culture of China-US Relations.

FOLLOW US

China pulls out 1 of 3 ships, no end yet to sea standoff

Rosemarie Francisco, Reuters
April 13, 2012
Share on FacebookFACEBOOK
Share on TwitterTWITTER
WEIBO
GOOGLE+
China withdrew one of three ships engaged in a standoff with Philippines vessels in a disputed area of the South China Sea on Friday, further easing tension as diplomats pursued efforts to at a solution.
 
A Philippine warship was withdrawn from the area on Thursday and replaced by a coast guard vessel.
 
But the row underscores broader tension extending back decades over jurisdiction in areas in the South China believed to be rich in oil and gas and crossed by major shipping lanes.
 
Read Full Article HERE

News by Date

August 2014
M T W T F S S
« Jul   Sep »
 123
45678910
11121314151617
18192021222324
25262728293031

Special Coverage

Sponsored Reports

This week in China-US Focus

Sign-up for e-mail newsletters and alerts and get the news you need delivered directly to your inbox.

Real Time Web Analytics