Chinese coast guard vessels prevented a Philippine nationalist group from planting a Filipino flag on a rocky South China Sea outcrop, the group said on Monday, the latest territorial standoff between the two countries.
China said on Wednesday the Philippines has ignored a proposal for a regular talks mechanism over maritime issues, as it repeated that its door was always open to bilateral talks with Manila on the South China Sea.
China, which considers Taiwan a breakaway province, drew condemnation from Japan and the United States when it imposed its ADIZ, in which aircraft are supposed to identify themselves…
Taiwan’s new defence minister said on Monday the island would not recognise any air defence zone declared by China over the South China Sea, as the island’s top security agency warned such a move could usher in a wave of regional tension.
Amid deepening divisions over the disputed South China Sea, China and US will hold their high level annual Strategic and Economic Dialogue here tomorrow during which a host of issues including differences over India’s entry into the NSG are expected to be discussed.
China today hit out at US “provocations” and said it does not fear “trouble” over its territorial disputes with neighbours in the South China Sea.
China today said that it will ignore the decision of an international arbitration panel in a Philippine lawsuit against Beijing’s sweeping territorial claims in the South China Sea.
Chinese construction on a South China Sea islet claimed by the Philippines would prompt “actions being taken” by the United States and other nations, US Defence Secretary Ashton Carter warned today.
Defense minister Manohar Parrikar said it’s in China’s economics interest to reduce tensions in the South China Sea…
China claims most of the South China Sea, through which $5 trillion in ship-borne trade passes every year. The Philippines, Vietnam, Malaysia, Taiwan and….
Ahead of a high-level Sino-US dialogue, China today accused the Pentagon of clinging to “cold war” mentality and attempting to stage a Hollywood blockbuster by deploying its modern weapons in the South China Sea to “terrify” Beijing.
American ships and fighter jets maneuvering across the South China Sea and the Sea of Japan represent the ”new normal” in U.S.-Pacific relations despite rising tensions with China and Moscow.
Pentagon has concluded that an intercept of a US military aircraft by Chinese fighter jets last week over the South China Sea violated an agreement the two govts signed last year.
Barack Obama’s remarks won loud applause from more than 2,000 delegates including top Vietnamese leaders.
Washington and Hanoi have been drawn closer together through their mutual concern at Beijing’s increasing assertiveness in the sea.
Chinese state media today slammed the lifting of decades-old US arms embargo against Vietnam, saying the move was aimed at Beijing and calling Barack Obama’s assurances to the contrary “a very poor lie”.