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China to US: 'Be careful' in South China Sea

Mar 31, 2016 - 9:09 PM

When asked about a recent report on US patrols in the sea defense ministry spokesman Yang Yujun tells a briefing As for the US ships which came I can only suggest they be careful

PAGASA ISLAND. A file picture dated 20 July 2011 and taken through the window of a closed aircraft, shows an aerial view of Pagasa Island, part of the disputed Spratly group of islands, in the South China Sea, located off the coast of western Philippines. File photo by Rolex Dela Pena/EPA

China building second aircraft carrier – defense ministry

Dec 31, 2015 - 8:45 PM

The new vessel will have a displacement of 50 000 tons and use conventional power the defense ministry spokesman says

THREATENING PH? China's first aircraft carrier, the 'Liaoning' sits berthed at the naval base in Dalian, northeast China's Liaoning province in 2012. File photo by AFP

China's 2nd suspected airstrip 'too close' to PH

Aug 04, 2015 - 5:11 PM

It s alarming in the sense that we have a pending case We are not used to seeing an unfriendly force very near us Kalayaan town mayor Eugenio Bito onon tells Rappler

Subi Reef, Spratly Islands, South China Sea. Photo courtesy of Victor Robert Lee/DigitalGlobe

China urges Japan to pursue peace under new defense chief

Dec 25, 2014 - 10:05 PM

It is our position that whoever serves as the defense minister of Japan the Japanese side should follow the path of peaceful development says Chinese defense ministry spokesman Yang Yujun

NEW DEFENSE CHIEF. Japanese re-appointed Finance Minister Taro Aso (2-R), who is also former prime minister, talks with newly appointed Defense Minister Gen Nakatani (2-L) as they leave the prime minister's official residence for an attestation ceremony at the Imperial Palace in Tokyo, Japan, December 24, 2014 after re-elected Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe appointed his new cabinet ministers. Photo by Kimimasa Mayama/EPA