Drilling suspended at Vietnamese oil block in disputed South China Sea

The drilling ship at the center of a row between Vietnam and China over oil prospecting in disputed waters in the South China Sea has arrived in waters off the Malaysian port of Labuan. Drilling by the Deepsea Metro I ship was suspended in Vietnam’s Block 136/3 last month after pressure from China, which says… Read More Drilling suspended at Vietnamese oil block in disputed South China Sea

International tribunal to give verdict on South China sea sovereignty

An international tribunal will hand down a landmark ruling Tuesday in a case that will have major implications for one the world’s biggest geopolitical flashpoints which is the South China Sea. With the Philippines and China at loggerheads over Beijing’s claims of sovereignty over large swathes of the South China Sea, Manila took its fight… Read More International tribunal to give verdict on South China sea sovereignty