Triton Island - updates

Rappler's latest stories on Triton Island


Xi raises 'negative factors' in call with Trump

Jul 03, 2017 - 7:48 AM

UPDATED Chinese President Xi Jinping tells US counterpart Donald Trump that Sino US relations have been hit by negative factors in a phone call following days of US actions that have vexed Beijing

FRIENDLY WAVE. Chinese President Xi Jinping (R) waves to the press as he walks with US President Donald Trump at the Mar-a-Lago estate in West Palm Beach, Florida, April 7, 2017. Jim Watson/AFP

U.S. warship sails close to South China Sea island occupied by Beijing

Jul 02, 2017 - 11:15 PM

UPDATED The USS Stethem passes less than 12 nautical miles from Triton Island a move likely to provoke China

China: US island sail-by 'dangerous and irresponsible'

Feb 01, 2016 - 6:19 PM

Beijing s foreign ministry spokesman says Washington is stoking tensions in the disputed South China Sea

epa05128707 The USS Curtis Wilbur (DDG-54), a US Navy Arleigh Burke class guided missile destroyer, docked in Manila Bay, Philippines, 27 January 2016. According to US embassy media release, the ship with a crew of more than 300 personnel is an integral part of Battle Force Seventh Fleet, which is the US Navy?s only permanently forward deployed naval force. EPA/FRANCIS R. MALASIG

US warship sailed in waters off island claimed by China – Pentagon

Jan 30, 2016 - 9:52 PM

The Pentagon says the freedom of navigation operation was carried out to challenge excessive maritime claims of parties that claim the Paracel Islands