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South China Sea installations 'primarily' civilian: Li Keqiang

South China Sea installations 'primarily' civilian: Li Keqiang

China is not militarising the disputed South China Sea.

South China Sea installations 'primarily' civilian: Premier Li Keqiang

China is not militarising the disputed South China Sea, the country`s premier insisted in Australia on Friday, claiming defence equipment Beijing has installed on artificial islands is "primarily" for civilian use.

Philippines to protest China's planned construction on disputed shoal

The Philippines plans to file a strong protest against China after it announced preparatory work for an environmental monitoring station on a disputed shoal in the South China Sea, a Cabinet minister said on Tuesday.

Vietnam seeks South Korean support in South China Sea

Vietnam`s Prime Minister sought support for the nation`s stance in the South China Sea when he met South Korea`s foreign minister in Hanoi on Monday.

Philippines can't stop China moves in disputed sea: Rodrigo Duterte

Philippines can't stop China moves in disputed sea: Rodrigo Duterte

Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte said today that his militarily inferior country can't stop China's actions in contested waters.

China to build on disputed shoal in South China Sea

China will begin preparatory work this year for an environmental monitoring station on Scarborough Shoal in the South China Sea, an official said, as two US senators introduced a bill to impose sanctions on its activities in the disputed waterway.

US Senator pushes for sale of Guardian drones to India

A top US Senator has strongly pushed for selling high-tech Predator Guardian drones to India for maritime surveillance, especially in the Indian Ocean, as part of the growing bilateral defence collaboration.

China to build first underwater platform in South China Sea

China has maritime disputes in the South China Sea and East China Sea.

Rodrigo Duterte says China misunderstood Philippine minister's South China Sea remarks

 Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte said on Friday he was not sure why China`s commerce minister had cancelled a trip to his country.

Philippine minister doubtful of China row resolution 'during our lifetime'

The foreign minister of the Philippines expressed doubt on Wednesday that a maritime sovereignty dispute with China could be resolved "during our lifetime", so it was better to set it aside, engage Beijing and avoid an armed confrontation.

US urged to contribute to South China Sea peace

China on Tuesday said it hoped the US will contribute to peace and stability in the South China Sea as an American aircraft carrier strike group began patrolling the region.

Beijing opposes US naval patrols in South China Sea

Beijing opposes US naval patrols in South China Sea

China said on Tuesday it opposed action by other countries under the pretext of freedom of navigation that undermined its sovereignty, after a U.S. aircraft carrier strike group began patrols in the contested South China Sea.

United States deploys aircraft carrier in South China Sea, calls it 'routine' patrol

United States deploys aircraft carrier in South China Sea, calls it 'routine' patrol

The United States deployed the aircraft carrier USS Carl Vinson in the disputed waters of the South China Sea on Saturday as part of maritime "routine operations."

United States Navy begins patrol in South China Sea

United States Navy begins patrol in South China Sea

A US Navy aircraft carrier strike group has begun patrols in the South China Sea, an official statement said.

In talks with Vietnam for first missile sale: India

India is in talks to sell short range surface-to-air missiles to Vietnam, the head of India`s defence research agency said on Wednesday, in what would be its first transfer of such weapons to the Southeast Asian country.

China's grand plan: Floating nuclear plants in South China Sea

China's grand plan: Floating nuclear plants in South China Sea

China says these nuclear power plants will provide stable power to offshore projects and promote gas exploration.

Chinese pilot acted legally in encounter with US military plane over South China Sea: Report

A Chinese pilot had responded "legally and professionally" to a close encounter between military planes from China and the US over the South China Sea, a media report said on Saturday.

China gets an early win off Donald Trump, but many battles remain

China gets an early win off Donald Trump, but many battles remain

 In getting Donald Trump to change course on the "one China" policy, Beijing may have overplayed its hand.

US, China military planes come inadvertently close over South China Sea

A US Navy P-3 plane and a Chinese military aircraft came close to each other over the South China Sea in an incident the Navy believes was inadvertent, a US official told Reuters on Thursday.

Scientists to start South China Sea expedition

Scientists to start South China Sea expedition

 The study will contribute to understanding how marginal basins grow.