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China Holds Missile Drills In South China Sea Amid Heightened Tension

BEIJING – China’s navy carried out drills in the South China Sea to simulate fending off an aerial attack, state media said on Friday, as the country trades...

China Carries Out Missile Drills In South China Sea Amid Heightened Tensions

BEIJING – China’s navy carried out drills in the South China Sea to simulate fending off an aerial attack, state media said on Friday, as China and the...

Philippines Asks China To Stop Coast Guard From Taking Fishermens Catch In Scarborough

MANILA – The Philippines said on Monday it has asked Beijing to stop the Chinese coast guard from taking the catch of Filipino fishermen in the disputed...

Chinese Paper Slams Us Stance On Taiwan Says Should Prepare For Crisis

SHANGHAI – China should be prepared for crisis in the Taiwan Strait, the hawkish Global Times newspaper said in an editorial on Friday, amid rising tension between...

China Says Not Scared After Reported Us Bomber Trip Over South China Sea

BEIJING – No military ship or aircraft can scare China away from its resolve to protect its territory, China’s Foreign Ministry said on Wednesday after two...

Us Weighs More South China Sea Patrols To Confront New Reality Of China

SINGAPORE – The United States is considering intensified naval patrols in the South China Sea in a bid to challenge China’s growing militarization of the...

Philippines Says Ready For War If Troops Harmed In Disputed South China Sea

MANILA – The Philippines is prepared to go to war if military personnel are harmed in disputed waters, a top security official said on Wednesday, firing back at...

China Scolds Us For Withdrawing Invite To Naval Drills

BEIJING – China’s Defence Ministry expressed regret on Thursday after the United States withdrew an invitation to China to attend a major U.S.-hosted naval...

Concrete And Coral Beijings South China Sea Building Boom Fuels Concerns

HONG KONG/SINGAPORE – At first glance from above it looks like any clean and neatly planned small town, complete with sports grounds, neat roads and large civic...

Vietnam Says Chinese Bombers In Disputed South China Sea Increase Tensions

HANOI – Recent activity by China’s strategic bombers in the South China Sea’s Paracel Islands seriously violated Vietnam’s sovereignty over the...