China Sea


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China Sea

The western part of the Pacific Ocean extending along the eastern coast of Asia from southern Japan to the Malay Peninsula. It is divided by Taiwan into the East China Sea and the South China Sea.

China Sea

n
(Placename) part of the Pacific Ocean off the coast of China: divided by Taiwan into the East China Sea in the north and the South China Sea in the south

Chi′na Sea′


n.
the East and South China Seas.
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They were steaming up the China Sea when the idea first suggested itself, and as he sat idly during the long, hot days the thought grew upon him, expanding into a thousand wonderful possibilities, until it became crystalized into what was a little short of an obsession.
service in the good old days when mail-boats were square-rigged at least on two masts, and used to come down the China Sea before a fair monsoon with stun'-sails set alow and aloft.
The varied landscape afforded by the Andaman Islands was soon passed, however, and the Rangoon rapidly approached the Straits of Malacca, which gave access to the China seas.
By the straits of Sunda, chiefly, vessels bound to China from the west, emerge into the China seas.
Vietnam has been locked in a territorial dispute in the South China Sea with China, which has created artificial islands in the disputed waters.
Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe told South Korea's president on Monday he wanted cooperation between the two countries and the United States in maintaining an open and peaceful South China Sea, a Japanese government spokesman said.
Seven months ago, the world discovered that China had been building an illegal 3-kilometre runway in the disputed Spratley Islands in the South China Sea off the Philippines.
The Philippines wants Southeast Asian nations to discuss China's proposal of holding naval drills with the Association of Southeast Asian Nation countries in the South China Sea.
PEKyN (CyHAN)- The United States' provocative attempts to infringe on China's South China Sea sovereignty are sabotaging regional peace and stability and militarizing the waters.
1) China claims the largest portion of the South China Sea and, in recent years, has increased its claims to other territories.
This theatrical double act has grabbed many eyeballs, but as everyone can see, the current situation in the South China Sea is stable," she said at a daily news briefing.
Asia's Cauldron: The South China Sea and the End of a Stable Pacific

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