After sea incident, China praises ties with US

Military relations with the United States face a rosy outlook, China`s Defense Ministry said today, in an apparent attempt to limit damage from a recent confrontation between the countries` navies in the South China Sea.

China’s ‘coercive acts’ could lead to incident, warns Japan

China`s "coercive" behaviour in waters around islands at the centre of a bitter dispute with Japan are dangerous and could trigger an incident, Tokyo said in a new defence paper today.

China to set up integrated maritime law agency

China has unveiled plans to restructure its top oceanic body to bring it under a single unified command to better protect and utilise its marine resources.

Hillary arrives in Beijing for crucial talks

US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton arrived here on Tuesday for a two-day visit to China to discuss a host of issues specially the South China Sea disputes.