South China Sea
A marginal sea of the Pacific Ocean from the Karimata and Malacca straits to the Strait of Taiwan
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Australia refused China's unlawful claims in South China Sea at UN: Australian Envoy
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China seizes U.S. consulate in Chengdu
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Pompeo urges countries to resist Chinese 'threat'
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Explained: South China Sea's troubled waters
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South China Sea is part of global commons: MEA
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Filipino fishermen welcome US decision on South China Sea row
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U.S. to back nations whose South China Sea claims China violated
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U.S. rejects Beijing's claims in South China Sea
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US rejects China's claims in South China Sea drawing Beijing ire
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Rohingya plight, COVID-19 high on ASEAN summit
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Australian high commissioner criticises Chinese Ambassador to India for objecting to comments on South China Sea
PLA conducts 'high-intensity exercises' in South China SeaThe naval aviation units of the Southern Theater Command of the People's Liberation Army conducted routine exercises in the...
China appreciates Duterte's remarks on South China SeaBEIJING - China appreciated the remarks of Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte on the South China Sea issue and stood ready to properly resolve maritime disputes with the Philippines through friendly..
US, Australia hold high level talks on ChinaTensions between China and the Western democracies over China's crackdown in Hong Kong, COVID-19 and claims regarding the South China Sea dominated discussions at the Australia-US Ministerial..
China's South China Sea policy remains unchanged: FM spokespersonBEIJING, July 28 (Xinhua) -- China has always strictly implemented international laws including the United Nations Convention on the Law of the Sea (UNCLOS), and never expanded its claims of..
Why the US and Australia are worried about China's 'maritime empire' in the South China SeaThe Australia-US Ministerial Consultations is one of the main forums for bilateral talks between the two allies, led by each country’s Foreign and Defence Ministers.
South China Sea dispute: Australia says Beijing's claims have no legal basisAustralia tells the UN the claims have "no legal basis" as it aligns itself more closely with the US.
Australia says China's South China Sea claims are unlawfulMelbourne: Australia has joined the United States in stating that China’s claims in the South China Sea do not comply with international law in a declaration likely to anger China and put more strain..
South China Sea: Australian warships encounter Chinese navy in disputed watersCanberra downplays the ‘unplanned interactions’ amid ongoing diplomatic tensions between two countries Australian warships have encountered the Chinese navy while travelling in the disputed South..
US lawmakers pass legislation urging China to de-escalate situation with India along LACThe US House of Representatives has passed a bipartisan legislation, urging China to peacefully de-escalate the situation with India along the Line of Actual Control. The legislation on Tuesday came a..
In signal to China, Navy holds drill off Andaman and Nicobar IslandsThe Indian Navy is conducting a major exercise off the Andaman and Nicobar archipelago, in a clear display of strategic intent against China amid the ongoing military confrontation along the border in..
What China’s Asian Maritime Rivals Expect from an Emboldened, Supportive USAsian countries who feel pinched by China over competing maritime claims expect the U.S. government to step up aid following Secretary of State Mike Pompeo’s words of support this week, but only in..
US Navy aircraft carriers resume rare dual exercises in the South China SeaHong Kong (CNN)Two US Navy aircraft carriers have resumed rare dual exercises in the South China Sea, the second time this month the massive warships have teamed up in the contested waters. The USS..
South China Sea part of global commons: IndiaResponding to questions on the security situation in South China Sea (SCS), the government on Thursday said its position had been clear and consistent that SCS was a part of global commons and India..
South China Sea part of global commons, firmly stand for freedom of navigation: India
South China Sea: What's China's plan for its 'Great Wall of Sand'?As the world contends with Covid-19, tensions are building again in the contested waters.
US declares 'most' of China's maritime claims in South China Sea illegal(CNN)US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo on Monday announced a formal rejection of "most" of China's maritime claims in the South China Sea, the latest in the escalation between Washington and Beijing...
Trump administration rejects nearly all Beijing's claims in South China Sea, a move likely to inflame tensionsThe shift in US policy is likely to further inflame US-China tensions and could provoke fresh retaliatory steps from Beijing.
South China Sea dispute: China's pursuit of resources 'unlawful', says USSecretary of State Mike Pompeo says China is treating the disputed waters as its "maritime empire".
US admirals in South China Sea: Everyone wears a maskHong Kong (CNN)Two US Navy admirals in charge of a rare South China Sea exercise say "extraordinary" coronavirus measures taken by the service, including requiring all sailors to wear face masks, have..
US military to stand with India in conflict with China, indicates White House officialThe US military "will continue to stand strong” in relationship to a conflict between India and China or anywhere else, a top White House official has said, after the Navy deployed two aircraft..
Tensions heat up in South China Sea as US makes significant show of forceHong Kong (CNN)For the first time in six years, two US Navy aircraft carriers are in the South China Sea, the latest show of military might from Washington as it pushes back against China's sweeping..
With Beijing’s Military Nearby, U.S. Sends 2 Aircraft Carriers to South China SeaThe deployment of an American aircraft carrier and its strike force is often used as a signal to deter adversaries. Deploying two at once is recognized as a significant show of force.
U.S. sends carriers to South China Sea during Chinese drills – WSJ(Reuters) – The United States is sending two aircraft carriers into the South China Sea at the same time as China is conducting military exercises in the contested waterway, the Wall Street Journal..
36th ASEAN virtual summit focuses on coronavirus fund, South China Sea feudThe summit was supposed to be held on June 27-28
China used COVID-19 to lash out in every direction: US SenatorWashington: Stating that China continues its premeditated military incursion along the border with India, a top American Senator has alleged that Beijing has used the COVID-19 pandemic to lash out in..
Philippine officials visit disputed South China Sea islandThe Philippines' defence minister and military officials have made a trip to a disputed South China Sea island just a few miles from a base built by China, a visit that could draw criticism from..
Beijing is pushing a new 'front line' in the South China SeaHong Kong (CNN)Chinese and Malaysian vessels were locked in a high-stakes standoff for more than one month earlier this year, near the island of Borneo in the South China Sea. The Malaysian-authorized..
U.S. military commander says China pushing territorial claims under cover of coronavirusChina is using the coronavirus as a cover to push territorial claims in the South China Sea through a surge in naval activity meant to intimidate other countries that claim the waters, the commander of..
'Muscular' Chinese policy to have impact on its ties with India, other nations: US diplomatThe US is currently involved in a tense showdown with China on the issue of trade, the origins of the novel coronavirus pandemic, Beijing's new security crackdown in Hong Kong and the communist giant's..
US slams China’s ‘disturbing behaviour’ at India borderIn a sharp criticism of China over border tensions with India, the US on Wednesday described Beijing's actions as "disturbing behaviour" and said the skirmishes were a reminder of the threat China..
Chinese ship leaves Malaysian waters after month-long South China Sea standoffA Chinese survey ship that had been involved in a month-long standoff with a Malaysian oil exploration vessel in the South China Sea has left Malaysia's exclusive economic zone (EEZ), shipping data..
Marine Life Declines for Another Year in Contested, Overfished South China SeaMarine life in the politically disputed South China Sea took another hit over the past year, researchers said, due to overfishing and lack of international efforts to protect species. Vessels from..
Recent developments surrounding the South China SeaBEIJING (AP) — A look at recent developments in the South China Sea, where China is pitted against smaller neighbors in multiple territorial disputes over islands, coral reefs and lagoons. The waters..
Beijing's aggressive South China Sea push amid pandemic worries India, USUnder cover of the coronavirus pandemic, China has ramped up its aggressive expansionism both in the South China Sea as well as raising concern not only among its smaller neighbours but India and US as..
Taiwan says Chinese carrier group has ended South China Sea missionTaiwan's Defence Ministry said on Thursday that a Chinese aircraft carrier group which this month sailed down Taiwan's east coast had ended its mission in the South China Sea on Wednesday.
China says certain U.S. politicians trying to interfere in South China Sea issueChina's Foreign Ministry said on Thursday certain U.S. politicians are trying to interfere in the South China Sea issue and such attempts are doomed to fail.
Malaysia calls for peaceful end to months-long South China Sea standoffMalaysia called on Thursday for disputes over the South China Sea to be resolved by peaceful means, amid a standoff between Chinese and Malaysian vessels that a U.S. think tank said had been going on..
Malaysia committed to safeguarding its interests in South China Sea: foreign ministerMalaysia remains committed to safeguarding its interests and rights in the South China Sea, Foreign Minister Hishammuddin Hussein said on Thursday, amid a standoff between Chinese and Malaysian vessels..
Australia joins U.S. ships in South China Sea amid rising tensionAn Australian frigate has joined three U.S. warships in the South China Sea near an area where a Chinese vessel is suspected to be exploring for oil, near waters also claimed by Vietnam and Malaysia,..
Two U.S. warships in South China Sea amid China-Malaysia standoffTwo U.S. warships are operating in the South China Sea, the Navy said on Tuesday, with three regional security sources saying they were near an area of a standoff between China and Malaysia.
China rattles sabres as world battles coronavirus pandemicChina is becoming increasingly assertive in the region as the coronavirus crisis eases on the mainland while raging elsewhere in the world, with a crackdown in Hong Kong and sabre-rattling around..
Vietnam protests Beijing's expansion in disputed South China SeaVietnam protested on Sunday at China saying it had established two administrative units on islands in the South China Sea, in Beijing's latest move to demonstrate its assertiveness in the disputed..
U.S. says China should stop 'bullying behaviour' in South China SeaThe United States called on China on Saturday to stop "bullying behaviour" in the South China Sea and said it was concerned by reports of China's "provocative actions" aimed at offshore oil and gas..
Chinese and Malaysian ships in South China Sea standoff: sourcesA Chinese government survey ship is tagging an exploration vessel operated by Malaysia's state oil company Petronas in disputed waters in the South China Sea, three regional security sources said on..
Chinese ship seen moving south near Malaysia amid rising South China Sea tensionsA Chinese government survey ship embroiled in a standoff with Vietnamese vessels moved south near Malaysia, shipping data showed Thursday, amid accusations that China is using the pandemic to assert..
Chinese ship back in waters off Vietnam amid coronavirus 'distraction'A Chinese ship embroiled in a standoff with Vietnamese vessels last year has returned to waters near Vietnam as the United States accused China of pushing its presence in the South China Sea while..
Chinese survey ship returns to Vietnam's exclusive economic zoneA Chinese survey ship that was embroiled in a standoff with Vietnamese vessels last year in the disputed South China Sea has returned to waters within Vietnam's Exclusive Economic Zone (EEZ), ship..
Nothing to do with facts: China dismisses US accusation it targeted American surveillance plane with LASERBeijing has refuted an accusation by the US Navy that a Chinese warship fired a "military grade" laser at its P-8A Poseidon surveillance aircraft somewhere over the South China Sea. The claims made by..