China navy carries out more drills in disputed South China Sea

December 13, 2015 2:09 AM

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China navy carries out more drills in disputed South China Sea

BEIJING China's navy has in recent days carried out more exercises in the disputed South China Sea, the Defence Ministry said on Sunday, calling them routine drills.

China claims almost all of the energy-rich waters of the South China Sea, through which more than $5 trillion of maritime trade passes each year. The Philippines, Brunei, Vietnam, Malaysia and Taiwan have overlapping claims.

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