spratly islands

The weapons were reportedly spotted using new satellite imagery.
Can a state remain a party to a treaty or convention without being bound by its rules? Can contracting states adhere to an
Rodrigo Duterte has only been in office a few months in the Philippines but is giving Donald Trump a run for his money as the most bombastic and outrageous political figure on the global media stage.
While China's public pronouncements may at times appear mercurial, they are part of a well-conceived strategy. On one hand
Towers and hexagonal structures have also been built on the islets in recent months.
MANILA, Philippines -- Duterte is willing to talk to China, and China must read his lips.
BEIJING -- What we are witnessing is in reality a fight to safeguard international standards of law and the rule-based world order.
China's expansionist designs on the region's strategic shipping lanes and untapped natural resources are turning it into the next global hotspot.