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Signs of Chinese land reclamation in Sabina (Escoda) Shoal, South China Sea

The Philippine Coast Guard (PCG) has increased surveillance at Sabina (Escoda) Shoal in the West Philippine Sea, citing early signs of Chinese land reclamation intended for an artificial island. Reports indicate that since April 16, nearly 50 Chinese vessels have been spotted at the shoal, situated just 75 nautical miles (140 km) from Palawan, Philippines. These vessels are part...

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Israel Recalls Norwegian and Irish Ambassadors After Palestine State Recognition

Israel's Minister of Foreign Affairs has announced he is recalling Israel's ambassadors to Norway and Ireland after the two nations officially announced their recognition of a Palestinian state, and vowed to do the same...

Potential Warrants from the ICC: What it Means and Reactions

Earlier on May 20th, International Criminal Court (ICC) prosecutor, Karim Khan, stated that he was filing an application for arrest warrants for Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, Israeli Minister of Defence Yoav Gallant, head...

Taiwanese Legislators Visit Itu Aba Island

A group of Taiwanese lawmakers from the Kuomintang (KMT) political party visited Itu Aba on May 18th, staying for a few hours to inspect recently constructed military facilities and oversee exercises. The ten legislators flew...