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Aquino says Chinese survey ships seen in Philippine waters

Last Updated: Monday, August 18, 2014, 13:44

Philippine President Benigno Aquino said two Chinese survey vessels had been sighted in a gas-rich area of its exclusive economic zone, raising concerns of heightened tensions in the disputed South China Sea.

Aquino says Chinese survey ships seen in Philippine waters

Last Updated: Monday, August 18, 2014, 13:01

Philippine President Benigno Aquino said two Chinese survey vessels had been sighted in a gas-rich area of its exclusive economic zone, raising concerns of heightened tensions in the disputed South China Sea.

Indonesia ready to mediate in South China Sea, says Widodo: Report

Last Updated: Tuesday, August 12, 2014, 11:30

Indonesia`s president-elect Joko Widodo said his country was ready to act as an intermediary to calm rising tensions over territorial disputes in the South China Sea, according to an interview published Tuesday.

Philippines sentences 12 Chinese fishermen to jail

Last Updated: Tuesday, August 05, 2014, 12:37

A Philippine court on Tuesday found 12 Chinese fishermen guilty of illegal fishing in Philippine waters, sending them to jail for six to 12 years, the first convictions since tension between the neighbours flared over rival claims in the South China Sea.

Pirates attack Malaysian tanker in South China Sea

Last Updated: Wednesday, July 16, 2014, 15:38

Pirates have attacked a Malaysian tanker and stolen the gas oil cargo before releasing it in the latest attack in Southeast Asian waters, officials said today.

China ends drilling operations in disputed sea

Last Updated: Wednesday, July 16, 2014, 13:46

China today was moving a massive oil rig away from waters claimed by Vietnam after announcing the end of operations, a development that should end a tense standoff between the nations in the South China Sea.

China tells US to stay out of South China Seas dispute

Last Updated: Tuesday, July 15, 2014, 12:36

China told the United States on Tuesday to stay out of disputes over the South China Sea and leave countries in the region to resolve problems themselves, after Washington said it wanted a freeze on stoking tension.

US proposes construction freeze in South China Sea

Last Updated: Saturday, July 12, 2014, 01:00

The US is calling for Asian nations to freeze new construction and establishment of outposts in the disputed South China Sea to lower the risk of a conflict.

Beijing`s South China Sea claim `problematic`: US official

Last Updated: Tuesday, July 08, 2014, 14:46

China`s claim to the strategic South China Sea - also claimed in part by the Philippines and Vietnam, among others - is based on a line drawn on 20th century maps.

Amid China spat, Vietnam to build 32 patrol ships

Last Updated: Friday, July 04, 2014, 12:32

Vietnam plans to build 32 new coastal patrol vessels, boosting its maritime muscle and surveillance capacities amid an increasingly tense territorial dispute in the South China Sea with its far larger neighbour China.

Army Chief Gen Singh in China to hold talks with PLA top brass

Last Updated: Wednesday, July 02, 2014, 08:59

General Bikram Singh arrived here on Wednesday on a rare visit to China, the first by an Indian Army Chief in nine years, aimed at bolstering high-level strategic communication and mutual trust between the militaries of the two neighbours.

US, Philippine troops `assault` beach

Last Updated: Monday, June 30, 2014, 16:05

More than 200 US and Filipino Marines launched a mock amphibious assault Monday on an enemy beachfront close to a disputed South China Sea outcrop.