Tag Archives: Gaven Reef

Senators seek U.S. strategy to stop China’s South China Sea reclamation

(Reuters) – Leading U.S. senators expressed alarm on Thursday at the scale and speed of China’s land reclamation in the South China Sea and said a formal U.S. strategy was needed to slow or stop the work. In a letter to U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry and U.S. Defense Secretary Ash Carter, Republican Senators […]

Is China Reclaiming the Law of the Sea?

The Asia Maritime Transparency Initiative has released a special issue on land reclamation and development activities in the South China Sea. As part of its ongoing effort to promote transparency in maritime Asia, AMTI obtained exclusive, never-before-published, imagery of China‚Äôs recent building efforts in the Spratly Islands. The collection of exclusive photographs includes coverage of […]

China building possible airfield in South China Sea: US

WASHINGTON: China is building a massive island in the South China Sea that could host an airfield in an area where Beijing is locked in bitter territorial disputes with neighbouring states, a US military spokesman said on Friday (Nov 21). The vast land reclamation project on the Fiery Cross Reef in the Spratly Islands is […]