`US sending wrong signals over South China Sea`

The US State Department accused China of taking unconstructive moves in the South China Sea.

China names military heads of South China Sea city

Sansha, a rugged outpost of just 1,000 people, was formally declared a city by China on July 20 with a flag-raising ceremony televised live.

`China troop deployment in S China Sea provocative`

China`s decision to deploy its troops in the disputed area of South China Sea is not befitting a responsible great power, a top US Senator said.