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Philippines' Duterte approves $5.6-bln military upgrade

The previous administration spent about $1.7 billion on the military during its 2010-2016 term.

Let’s share, Philippines tells Vietnam, China

U.N. tribunal rules Scarborough Shoal a traditional fishing ground for three countries.

China holds missile drills in South China Sea amid heightened tension

The drills were part of efforts by a training base, also unspecified, to prepare for real-life combat with aerial targets. 
June 16, 2018 | 09:02 am GMT+7

Vietnam condemns China for redeploying missiles to Paracel Islands

Latest satellite images show that Chinese surface-to-air missile systems have reappeared on Woody Island.
June 15, 2018 | 06:00 am GMT+7

Vietnam cheers G7 for backing ASEAN on South China Sea dispute

Goal of keeping a clean marine environment only possible when cooperation is preserved, Vietnam PM tells summit.
June 10, 2018 | 03:42 pm GMT+7

Is the US going soft on China?

Underwhelming Mattis speech worries analysts, Vietnam’s consistent stance earns kudos.
June 09, 2018 | 07:46 pm GMT+7

China says not scared after reported US bomber trip over South China Sea

Two U.S. Air Force B-52 bombers were reported to have flown near islands in the disputed waters.
June 07, 2018 | 08:52 am GMT+7

US weighs more South China Sea patrols to confront 'new reality' of China

Such moves could involve longer patrols with larger numbers of ships and closer surveillance of Chinese facilities.
June 04, 2018 | 08:08 am GMT+7

Clarion call: Make South China Sea ‘a sea of peace,’ Vietnam exhorts

Defense Minister holds out olive branch, says dialogue, not confrontation is 'really the best solution.'
June 03, 2018 | 04:09 pm GMT+7

Mattis slams China on S.C. Sea, leaves door open for 'results oriented relationship'

He said Pentagon will 'compete vigorously' against Beijing's actions in the South China Sea if needed.
June 02, 2018 | 08:12 am GMT+7

Vietnam speaks out after US warships sail near Paracel Islands

Two U.S. Navy ships came within 12 nautical miles of the islands as part of a freedom of navigation operation.
June 01, 2018 | 06:18 am GMT+7

China elevates combat readiness in South China Sea, experts say

Asian giant moves to realize ambitions articulated by Xi at 19th Communist Party National Congress.
May 31, 2018 | 02:33 pm GMT+7

Indonesia, India plan to develop strategic Indian Ocean port

'The India-ASEAN partnership can be a force to guarantee peace and progress in the Indo-Pacific region and beyond.'
May 31, 2018 | 07:56 am GMT+7

Mattis says US to continue operations in South China Sea

'It’s international waters and a lot of nations want to see freedom of navigation,' U.S. Defense Secretary said.
May 30, 2018 | 08:12 am GMT+7

Vietnam, US to step up maritime security cooperation

Bilateral military ties between former foes gain steam.
May 29, 2018 | 11:12 am GMT+7
 
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