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Tuesday, 12 June 2018 02:12 vuquangtiep

-(Reuters 15/6) Pompeo talks North Korea, South China Sea with China's Xi: “Secretary Pompeo reaffirmed our deep concerns about the building and militarizing of outposts in the South China Sea."

-(Reuters 15/6) China carries out missile drills in SCS amid heightened tensions: The drills were part of efforts by an also unspecified training base to prepare for real-life combat against aerial targets

-(The Diplomat 15/6) ASEAN and the New SCS Reality: The bloc maintains a balancing act as Beijing asserts control over disputed islands.

-(CNN 12/6) Chinese missile launchers reappear on disputed SCS island, days after satellite imagery appeared to show they had been removed.

-(VNExpress 10/6) Vietnam cheers G7 for backing ASEAN on SCS dispute: Goal of keeping a clean marine environment only possible when cooperation is preserved, Vietnam PM tells summit.

alt-(ABS-CBN News 10/6) No Duterte order to stop patrols in SCS, said his special assistant, Christopher Lawrence "Bong" Go.

-(National Interest 9/6) The Next South China Sea Crisis: China vs. Britain and France? French defense minister Florence Parly has just announced that its warships, alongside British vessels and helicopters, would sail through the SCS.

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