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China hits back at G-7 statement on disputed seas

Slams ‘irresponsible remarks’ after top diplomats warned against unilateral moves in South and East China seas By Mahmut Atanur BEIJING – China has criticized a...

China starts operating 3rd lighthouse in disputed sea

Inaugurates lighthouse on Subi Reef, near where US navy conducted ‘freedom of navigation’ operations in October By Mahmut AtanurBEIJING – China has begun...

Japan deploys troops near islands in East China Sea

Ground force unit reported to be in charge of monitoring vessels and aircraft via radar on the disputed seaTOKYO -- Japan has deployed...

Philippines says military exercises not aimed at China

Drills with US and Australia will see Filipino troops trying to recapture territory invaded by foreign forcesFrom Roy RamosZAMBOANGA, the Philippines -...

Malaysia: 100 Chinese vessels encroached into waters

Minister says maritime enforcement agency vessels deployed to Luconia Shoals in disputed South China Sea KUALA LUMPUR – A Malaysian minister has revealed...

Taiwan gives media tour of island in disputed sea

President later tells reporters Philippines making ‘false statements’ in its case against China due to limited information about Taiping By Mahmut AtanurBEIJING –...

Australia commits to maintain peace in South China Sea

Defence Minister says government to continue sending ships and planes to ensure freedom of navigation in area with multiple ownership claimsBy P Prem KumarKUALA...

Indonesia protests Chinese coast guard ‘intervention’

Authorities say Chinese coast guard ships prevented Indonesian patrol boat from seizing vessel accused of fishing illegally around Natuna Islands By Ainur RohmahTUBAN, Indonesia...

China PM says doesn’t want Japan relations to falter

Li Keqiang says although bilateral relationship 'not fully established and still fragile' does not want to see ties go backwardsBy Mahmut Atanur BEIJING...

Malaysian minister to meet counterparts over sea dispute

Defense ministers of Australia, Vietnam and Philippines to discuss South China Sea tensions MondayBy P Prem KumarKUALA LUMPUR – Malaysia's defense minister announced...

Malaysia to caution China over South China Sea

Malaysian foreign minister says flight tests, landings conducted by China have potential to increase tensions ...

China warns Philippines off South China Sea patrols

Philippines president has said that Manila plans to hire five aircraft from Japan to help patrol disputed islands By Mahmut AtanurBEIJING - China...

Philippines: Chinese ships no longer at disputed atoll

Manila’s top diplomat says Chinese vessels spotted off Jackson Atoll two weeks ago; Beijing says ships removed grounded boat By Roy RamosZAMBOANGA CITY, the...

UPDATE – US calls for challenging China’s claims in disputed sea

US commander says moves in South China Sea shouldn’t be ‘portrayed as US versus China’; calls on other countries to sail need disputed islands...

US calls for challenging China’s claims in disputed sea

US commander says moves in South China Sea shouldn’t be ‘portrayed as US versus China’; calls on other countries to sail need disputed islands...