South China Sea collision accusations

The South China Sea is a marginal sea of the Western Pacific Ocean. It is bounded in the north by South China, in the west by the Indochinese Peninsula, in the east by the islands of Taiwan and northwestern Philippines, and in the south by the Indonesian islands of Borneo, eastern Sumatra and the Bangka Belitung Islands, encompassing an area of …
The South China Sea is a marginal sea of the Western Pacific Ocean. It is bounded in the north by South China, in the west by the Indochinese Peninsula, in the east by the islands of Taiwan and northwestern Philippines, and in the south by the Indonesian islands of Borneo, eastern Sumatra and the Bangka Belitung Islands, encompassing an area of around 3,500,000 km². It communicates with the East China Sea via the Taiwan Strait, the Philippine Sea via the Luzon Strait, the Sulu Sea via the straits around Palawan, and the Java Sea via the Karimata and Bangka Straits. The Gulf of Thailand and the Gulf of Tonkin are part of the South China Sea.
  • Location: East Asia and Southeast Asia
  • Part of: Pacific Ocean
  • River sources: Agno · Jiulong · Mekong · Min · Pahang · Pampanga · Pasig · Pearl · Rajang · Red
  • Surface area: 3,500,000 square kilometres (1,400,000 sq mi)
  • Islands: List of islands in South China Sea
  • Trenches: Manila Trench
  • Type: Sea
Data from: en.wikipedia.org