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Vietnam, Thailand call for early conclusion to code of conduct in disputed waters

Thai Prime Minister Prayut Chan-o-cha echoed Vietnam's view on the South China Sea during his Vietnamese counterpart's visit.

Philippines says China agrees on no new expansion in disputed waters

China has built seven islands upon reefs in disputed areas, three of which,can accommodate fighter jets.

China still building islands in disputed waters: think-tank

China's own reclamation work did not end in mid-2015 as it claimed.
August 13, 2017 | 07:56 am GMT+7

Trump’s ‘fire and fury’ over North Korea hurts his Asia allies

Tensions with Pyongyang could shift U.S. attention further from the wider regional agenda in Southeast Asia, including disputed waters.
August 12, 2017 | 12:57 pm GMT+7

US destroyer challenges China's claims in disputed waters

The operation was the latest attempt to counter what Washington sees as Beijing's efforts to limit freedom of navigation in the strategic waters.
August 10, 2017 | 07:51 pm GMT+7

Vietnam wins US defense pledges; American aircraft carrier to visit next year

It is believed to be the first visit by a U.S. aircraft carrier since the Vietnam War ended in 1975.
August 09, 2017 | 08:05 am GMT+7

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

The communique late on Sunday takes a stronger position than an earlier, unpublished draft.
August 06, 2017 | 09:55 pm GMT+7

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 could start this year.
August 06, 2017 | 05:26 pm GMT+7

Vietnam slams China’s new cinema on seized island

The statement comes a week after the new Chinese leisure complex made international headlines.
August 01, 2017 | 05:26 pm GMT+7

Vietnam urges Indonesia to investigate navy shooting that wounds 2 fishermen

Hanoi calls the reported incident 'serious' and asks Jakarta to 'stop repeating similar acts.'
July 28, 2017 | 09:02 pm GMT+7

Vietnam says others should respect its right to drill for oil in troubled waters

'Vietnam's petroleum-related activities take place in the sea entirely under the sovereignty and jurisdiction of Vietnam.'
July 28, 2017 | 07:25 pm GMT+7

Britain plans to send warship to South China Sea in move likely to irk Beijing

The presence of a British vessel threatens to stoke tensions, escalated by China's naval build-up and its increasingly assertive stance.
July 27, 2017 | 05:16 pm GMT+7

Vietnam says Indonesian navy shot its fishermen in disputed water

Four Vietnamese fishermen were shot on Saturday night, two of them seriously wounded. 
July 24, 2017 | 02:41 pm GMT+7

Drilling for oil in disputed sea may resume this year: Philippine official

The Philippines suspended exploration in late 2014.
July 13, 2017 | 08:41 am GMT+7

US bombers challenge China in South China Sea flyover

The flight came ahead of the expected meeting between Trump and Xi.
July 07, 2017 | 03:23 pm GMT+7