Philippines refuses to free convicted Chinese fishermen

Senior Philippine officials on Thursday insisted the government will not release nine Chinese fishermen who were convicted of poaching in disputed waters, defying pressure from Beijing.

`China committed to settling maritime disputes via dialogue`

China is committed to settling maritime disputes through dialogues and negotiations, on the basis of respecting historical facts and international law, Chinese Premier Li Keqiang said here Friday.

China says it won`t send navy to confront Vietnam

China said today that it was exercising "maximum restraint" in its ongoing confrontation with Vietnam over a Chinese oil rig deployed in disputed waters and won`t send its navy to the area.

Japan says Chinese ships in disputed waters

Chinese ships sailed into disputed waters off Japan-administered islands in the East China Sea today, officials said, after G7 leaders cautioned against "intimidation" in territorial disputes.

Japan says Chinese ships in disputed waters

Two Chinese coastguard ships sailed into disputed waters off Japan-administered islands in the East China Sea Saturday, officials said, as the United States warned Beijing over increasing territorial assertiveness.

UN urges calm from Vietnam, China in disputed waters

UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon called on China and Vietnam to "exercise the utmost restraint" in the South China Sea, UN deputy spokesman Farhan Haq has said.

China ships in disputed waters: Japan coastguard

Three Chinese coastguard ships sailed through disputed waters off Tokyo-controlled islands in the East China Sea Sunday, the latest such incident in a bitter territorial row between the Asian giants.

Four China coastguard ships in disputed waters: Japan

Chinese ships were in disputed waters on Friday, Japan`s coastguard said, a week after Beijing said talks were possible if Tokyo was prepared to acknowledge the existence of a disagreement.

China coastguard in disputed waters: Japan

Four Chinese coastguard ships entered territorial waters near Tokyo-controlled islands at the centre of a bitter sovereignty row.

China watches as US carrier cruises disputed waters

The ship is set to arrive at Manila on October 24 according to official announcement.

Japan arrests Taiwan captain in disputed waters

Japan`s coast guard has arrested a Taiwanese fishing boat captain who refused an inspection and sparked a six-hour chase through disputed waters.