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China to firmly defend sovereignty over South China Sea

January 24, 2017 7:24 pm

There is no change in our position. China has indisputable sovereignty over SCS islands and adjacent Waters," Foreign Ministry spokesperson Hua Chunying said.

Philippines defence minister says China arms on islands worrying

January 17, 2017 3:21 pm

"The actions of China in militarising those disputed features are very troubling," Delfin Lorenzana said in a statement.

China shelved South China Sea dispute during Vietnam leader's visit: Reports

January 14, 2017 5:45 pm

A commentary by Xinhua news agency said China and Vietnam are looking forward to a promising future in relations

China warns of 'large-scale war' with US over South China Sea: Report

January 13, 2017 8:58 pm

"Unless Washington plans to wage a large-scale war in the South China Sea, any other approaches to prevent Chinese access to the islands will be foolish," said an editorial.

Amid tensions, China's aircraft carrier Liaoning carries out fighter drills in Yellow Sea

December 24, 2016 1:35 pm

The training and tests were normal arrangements in accordance with annual plan made by the navy.

China says weapons in SCS islands has 'nothing to do with militarisation'

December 15, 2016 6:54 pm

The comments came after images released by the US-based Asia Maritime Transparency Initiative (AMTI) showed a series of hexagonal structures on each of seven islets China constructed on uninhabitable rocks and reefs.

US: Will keep challenging Beijing's 'aggressive, assertive' behaviour in SCS

December 14, 2016 3:25 pm

"We will not allow the shared domains to be closed down unilaterally, no matter how many bases are built on artificial features in the South China Sea," Admiral Harry Harris said.

Won't help US patrols in South China Sea: Philippines

December 08, 2016 3:59 pm

Philippines' did this to avoid antagonising China with whom its mending ties.

China rescues two Filipino fishermen in disputed shoal

December 02, 2016 1:55 pm

Chinese counterpart rescued two Filipino fishermen in bad weather in the vicinity of Scarborough Shoal.

China to install tsunami detection buoys in disputed South China Sea

June 11, 2016 2:26 pm

Some buoys have been installed west of the Manila Trench, which has the potential to generate a tsunami event in the South China Sea


Exiled Tibetans criticise China for deploying missiles

February 19, 2016 8:11 am

Dharamsala, Feb 19 (ANI): Tibetans-in-exile on Friday criticised China’s move to deploy surface-to-air missiles on a disputed island in the South China Sea. The recent move by China stoked tensions between China and its Asian neighbours and the US. Tibetan government-in-exile spokesman Tashi Phuntsok said the move shows that China has imperial ambitions. He added that since there are claims and counter claims over South China Sea, which is an important sea route, international conflicts are bound to happen. Meanwhile, another Tibetan parliamentarian-in-exile Yeshi Phungstok said China might have maritime ambition to approach the Indian Ocean.

US hosts ASEAN nations for first time

February 17, 2016 4:13 pm