Philippines Successfully Resupplies Troops On Besieged Second Thomas Shoal
By Sebastian Strangio
The atoll in the South China Sea has been subject to what some observers have characterized as a Chinese blockade.
Philippines Protests China’s New Coast Guard Law as ‘Verbal Threat of War’
By Associated Press
A new Chinese law authorizes the country’s coast guard to fire on foreign vessels and destroy other countries' structures on islands it claims.
US Navy Sends Electronic Attack Warplanes to Philippines Amid South China Sea Tensions
By Franz-Stefan Gady
Four aircraft arrived at Clark Air Base for pilot training and to support U.S. Navy operations in the South China Sea.
One Step Closer to US Freedom of Navigation Patrols in the South China Sea
By Ankit Panda
Washington's moving closer and closer to staging freedom of navigation patrols near China's artificial islands.
Malaysian Prime Minister: One in 10 Citizens Pay Their Taxes
By J.T. Quigley
Also: Chinese water cannons in Scarborough Shoal and Singapore’s power plant in Myanmar.
The Philippines’ Search for Strategic Partners
Responding to rising tensions, Manila has been boosting ties with other regional players.