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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ASEAN summit: South China Sea, coronavirus pandemic cast a shadow
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Australia refused China's unlawful claims in South China Sea at UN: Australian Envoy
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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..
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..
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..
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..
Trade deal no panacea for rocky U.S. relations with ChinaFrom Huawei to the South China Sea, deep political rifts between Beijing and Washington are set to persist, despite a trade relations breakthrough, as the United States pushes back against an..
Indonesia asks Japan to invest in islands near waters disputed with ChinaIndonesia's President Joko Widodo on Friday asked Japan to step up investment in fisheries and energy in some of its South China Sea islands following a stand-off with China in waters that China claims..
Indonesian military says Chinese vessels left disputed watersIndonesia's military said on Thursday that Chinese coast guard vessels and fishing boats had left disputed waters in the western reaches of the South China Sea following a visit by President Joko..
Indonesia deploys fighter jets in stand-off with ChinaIndonesia's air force deployed four fighter jets to the South China Sea on Tuesday in a stand-off with Beijing after Jakarta protested over a Chinese violation of its exclusive economic zone.
Indonesia boosts patrols after Chinese boat 'trespasses' in its watersIndonesia has increased patrols around islands near the disputed South China Sea after a Chinese coast guard vessel "trespassed" into Indonesia's exclusive economic zone, authorities said on Friday.
Indonesia rejects China's claims over South China SeaIndonesia said on Wednesday it rejected China's claims over a disputed part of the South China Sea as "having no legal basis", after two days earlier protesting to Beijing over the presence of a..
Indonesia protests to China over border intrusion near South China SeaIndonesia said on Monday it had protested to Beijing over the presence of a Chinese coastguard vessel in its territorial waters near the disputed South China Sea, saying it marked a "violation of..
Beijing censures Malaysia over fresh South China Sea claimBeijing said on Tuesday it had protested against Kuala Lumpur filing a submission https://www.un.org/Depts/los/clcs_new/submissions_files/submission_mys_12_12_2019.html with the United Nations last..
China's new aircraft carrier enters service at South China Sea baseChina commissioned its first domestically built aircraft carrier into service on Tuesday at a key base on the shores of the disputed South China Sea, in another big step in the country's ambitious..
China objects to Malaysia's U.N. submission on South China Sea: SCMPChina has protested against Malaysia filing a submission https://www.un.org/Depts/los/clcs_new/submissions_files/submission_mys_12_12_2019.html with the United Nations last week seeking to establish..
Vietnam hopes for Chinese restraint in South China Sea in 2020Vietnam said it hoped China would show restraint in the South China Sea next year after a Chinese oil survey vessel and its escorts spent months within Vietnam's exclusive economic zone in what Hanoi..
Senior China diplomat urges U.S. to meet China halfway, improve relationsSenior Chinese diplomat Wang Yi said on Friday the United States should meet China halfway and promote a healthy and stable development of bilateral relations, as the countries continue to clash on..
China makes representation to U.S. over ships in South China SeaChina lodged stern representations with the United States after U.S. navy ships sailed in the South China Sea near islands claimed by Beijing, foreign ministry spokesman Geng Shuang told a daily..
U.S. warships sail in disputed South China Sea, angering ChinaU.S. Navy warships twice sailed near islands claimed by China in the South China Sea in the past few days, the U.S. military told Reuters on Thursday, at a time of heightened tension between the..
China urges United States to stop provocative acts in South China SeaChina on Friday urged the United States to stop provocative acts in the South China Sea after two U.S. Navy ships sailed near islands claimed by Beijing there.
U.S. to provide ship to Vietnam to boost South China Sea patrolsThe United States announced on Wednesday it will provide Vietnam with another coast guard cutter for its growing fleet of ships, boosting Hanoi's ability to patrol the South China Sea amid tensions..
U.S. to provide Vietnam with coast guard ship, eyes South China SeaThe United States announced on Wednesday it will provide Vietnam with another coast guard cutter for its growing fleet of ships, boosting Hanoi's ability to patrol the South China Sea amid tensions..
China calls on U.S. to 'stop flexing muscles' in South China SeaChina on Monday called on the U.S. military to stop flexing its muscles in the South China Sea and to avoid adding "new uncertainties" over Taiwan, during high-level talks that underscored tension..
China says aircraft carrier on way to South China Sea after Taiwan passageChina's first domestically-built aircraft carrier is on its way to the South China Sea for tests and to take part in exercises, the Chinese navy said on Monday, after sailing through the Taiwan Strait..
China hopes Vietnam does not 'complicate' South China Sea issueChina called on Vietnam on Friday not to "complicate" the South China Sea issue, after a senior official in Vietnam said it could explore legal action, among various options, in its territorial dispute..
Vietnam mulls legal action over South China Sea disputeVietnam could explore legal action among various options in its territorial dispute with powerful neighbor China in the South China Sea, a senior government official said on Wednesday.
China defense minister discusses Hong Kong, Taiwan with U.S.: state mediaChinese Defense Minister Wei Fenghe discussed Hong Kong, Taiwan, the South China Sea and Xinjiang with U.S. Defense Secretary Mark Esper on Wednesday during a telephone call, state media said.
China says U.S. should not 'gesticulate' about South China Sea issueChina's foreign ministry said on Monday that the United States should not "gesticulate" about the South China Sea issue.
U.S. envoy decries Chinese 'intimidation' in South China SeaA U.S. envoy on Monday denounced Chinese "intimidation" in the South China Sea at a meeting of Southeast Asian leaders, and conveyed an invitation from President Donald Trump for the leaders to attend..
China says ready to work with ASEAN for South China Sea peaceChina is ready to work with Southeast Asian countries for long term peace and stability in the South China Sea, Chinese premier Li Keqiang said on Sunday after meeting leaders from the Association of..
Chinese ship heads away from Vietnam after disputed surveys in South China SeaA Chinese oil survey vessel that has been embroiled in a tense standoff with Vietnamese vessels in the South China Sea left Vietnamese-controlled waters on Thursday after more than three months, marine..
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Malaysia orders China map cut from 'Abominable' film as furor widensMalaysia's film censors have ordered a scene removed from the animated movie "Abominable" which shows China's "nine-dash line" in the South China Sea, an official said on Thursday, amid growing anger..
Philippines' top diplomat calls for cut to 'Abominable' over China mapThe foreign minister of the Philippines called on Wednesday for a cut to a scene in DreamWorks' animated film "Abominable" that shows China's unilaterally declared "nine-dash line" in the South China..
Vietnam urges restraint amid maritime tensions with ChinaVietnamese President and Communist Party chief Nguyen Phu Trong has called for restraint in the disputed South China Sea amid a tense months-long standoff between Chinese and Vietnamese ships, state..
Vietnam pulls DreamWorks' 'Abominable' film over South China Sea mapVietnam has pulled DreamWorks' animated film "Abominable" from cinemas over a scene featuring a map which shows China's unilaterally declared "nine-dash line" in the South China Sea, state media..