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As Taiwan beefs up prized South China Sea outpost, barely a peep from China

Last Updated: Monday, May 26, 2014, 09:40

Taiwan is building a $100 million port next to an airstrip on the lone island it occupies in the disputed South China Sea, a move that is drawing hardly any flak from the most assertive player in the bitterly contested waters - China.

`Hundreds` held as anti-China riots quelled: Vietnam

Last Updated: Thursday, May 22, 2014, 20:23

Hundreds of people have been arrested in a government crackdown after deadly riots targeting Chinese people in Vietnam, senior Vietnamese officials said Thursday.

China, Vietnam verbal war over S China Sea dispute intensifies

Last Updated: Thursday, May 22, 2014, 18:17

The war of words between China and Vietnam over the South China Sea stand-off intensified as Beijing accused Hanoi of stirring up tensions with attempts to stop its oil exploration.

China "uses channels" to warn North Korea against nuclear test: Sources

Last Updated: Monday, May 19, 2014, 18:40

China has used diplomatic channels to warn North Korea against conducting a fourth nuclear test, multiple China-based diplomatic sources told Reuters, after the reclusive state renewed its threat of "counter-measures" against perceived U.S. hostility.

China hits out at ASEAN for backing Vietnam in SCS conflict

Last Updated: Monday, May 19, 2014, 17:14

China on Monday lashed out at the ASEAN for backing Vietnam over tensions in the South China Sea sparked by Beijing`s deployment of an oil rig in disputed waters and asked the 10-member grouping to stay neutral to avoid "detrimental" impact on bilateral ties.

Vietnam stifles new demonstrations as China fumes

Last Updated: Monday, May 19, 2014, 00:40

Vietnamese security forces stifled fresh protests Sunday over China`s plans to drill for oil in contested waters, as Beijing sent five ships to help evacuate its nationals from Vietnam following deadly mass riots last week.

China suspends exchanges with Vietnam over anti-China riots

Last Updated: Sunday, May 18, 2014, 17:30

Stung by anti-China riots in Vietnam over the South China Sea dispute, Beijing today hit back by suspending plans for bilateral exchanges with Hanoi even as it evacuated over 3,000 Chinese workers from the southeast Asian nation.

Vietnam moves to silence anti-Beijing protests as China evacuates its citizens

Last Updated: Sunday, May 18, 2014, 10:04

In a sign of intensifying anti-China mood in Vietnam, the government here evacuated over 3000 Chinese nationals who were shipped to Beijing with asistance of Chinese government.

Over 3K Chinese evacuated from Vietnam after anti-China riots

Last Updated: Sunday, May 18, 2014, 08:57

China began evacuating hundreds of its nationals from Vietnam after this week`s anti-China riots targeting many factories in protest against Beijing`s attempt to deploy an oil drill in the disputed South China Sea waters.

China warns against Vietnam travel after deadly unrest

Last Updated: Saturday, May 17, 2014, 23:53

China advised its nationals on Saturday against travelling to Vietnam after Beijing`s deployment of an oil rig in contested South China Sea waters triggered the worst anti-China unrest in decades.

White House calls China`s actions in Vietnam dispute provocative

Last Updated: Saturday, May 17, 2014, 01:31

White House calls China`s actions in Vietnam dispute provocative

Philippine,Vietnamese join anti-China street protest

Last Updated: Friday, May 16, 2014, 14:41

Manila: Several hundred Filipino and Vietnamese protesters united in a march in the Philippine capital today, demanding that China should stop oil drilling in disputed South China Sea waters.