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ASEAN overcomes communique impasse, urges non-militarization in disputed waters

The communique late on Sunday takes a stronger position than an earlier, unpublished draft.

ASEAN, China adopt framework for crafting code on disputed waters

Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi said the adoption of the framework created a foundation for negotiations that ...

US presses China on South China Sea, calms allies at Shangri-La

'We oppose countries militarizing artificial islands and enforcing excessive maritime claims,' Defense Secretary Jim Mattis says.
June 03, 2017 | 10:02 am GMT+7

US delivers ship to Vietnam coast guard

The ship will help the Vietnam Coast Guard carry out maritime law enforcement, and conduct search and rescue operations.
May 27, 2017 | 08:32 am GMT+7

Vietnam requests Taiwan to stop repeated drills in the Spratlys

The reapeated drills threaten peace and stability in the East Sea, Vietnam foreign ministry says.
May 26, 2017 | 10:15 pm GMT+7

What the high-profile US navy patrol really means for Vietnam and region

Analysts weigh in on how to interpret the event and whether it indicates the Trump administration’s commitment.
May 26, 2017 | 02:14 pm GMT+7

China, ASEAN agree on draft framework for S.China Sea code of conduct

'We hope that our consultations on the code are not subject to any outside interference,' said Chinese vice foreign minister.
May 18, 2017 | 09:21 pm GMT+7

Southeast Asian summit ends in uncertainty over South China Sea stance

Regional leaders wrapped up a summit on Saturday with no indication of an agreement on how to address Beijing's assertiveness.
April 30, 2017 | 09:09 am GMT+7

Vietnam calls for calm after China performs drill in flashpoint waters

Chinese forces, including helicopters and landing craft, took part in the live-fire drill.
April 21, 2017 | 09:36 am GMT+7

China, ASEAN make progress on framework deal on disputed sea, Philippines says

Negotiations between China and ASEAN are resulting in good progress towards a code of conduct for the disputed sea.
April 04, 2017 | 11:01 pm GMT+7

China can deploy warplanes on artificial islands any time -think tank

While Vietnam is verifying the information, China has denied claims it's building artificial islands in troubled waters.
March 30, 2017 | 11:32 pm GMT+7

Vietnam labels Taiwan drills on disputed island 'serious violation'

Vietnam labelled the drills a serious violation of its sovereignty and a threat to maritime security.
March 30, 2017 | 03:39 pm GMT+7

China begins new work on Vietnam's island

New satellite images show Beijing is apparently continuing to strengthen its military reach.
March 15, 2017 | 09:34 am GMT+7

US carrier group patrols in disputed waterway

Friction between the United States and China over trade and territory under U.S. President Donald Trump have increased concerns that the troubled sea could become a flashpoint.
February 19, 2017 | 01:03 pm GMT+7

China's second aircraft carrier 'takes shape': media

Construction of The Shandong, named after a province in China's east coast, began in 2014.
January 31, 2017 | 01:24 pm GMT+7