China blasts `irresponsible` US comments on island project

Beijing on Monday dismissed as "irresponsible" US criticism of its construction of an artificial island reportedly large enough for an airstrip in a disputed section of the South China Sea.

China building South China Sea island big enough for airstrip: Report
China building South China Sea island big enough for airstrip: Report

Satellite images show China is building an island on a reef in the disputed Spratly Islands large enough to accommodate what could be its first offshore airstrip in the South China Sea, a leading defence publication said on Friday.

Taiwan considers permanent armed ships for disputed South China Sea island

Taiwan is considering stationing armed vessels permanently on a disputed South China Sea island, officials said, a move bound to renew friction in a region claimed almost wholly by China, with Vietnam already dismissing such a plan as "illegal".

Philippines suspends work on South China Sea military airstrip

The Philippines said on Saturday it has shelved planned improvements on a military airstrip in the disputed South China Sea to support its bid for a UN ruling against Beijing over the tense territorial row.

China said to be reclaiming more land in Spratlys

China has been reclaiming more land to bolster its military presence in the disputed Spratly Islands in the South China Sea, where its increasing assertion of its territorial claims has brought it into standoffs with its neighbours, Philippine officials said on Thursday.

Vietnamese protest over islands dispute with China

China, Vietnam and other Asian countries claim sovereignty over areas of South China Sea believed to be rich in oil and gas reserves.

Philippines opens school on disputed island

Philippines has opened a small kindergarten on a South China Sea island that is also claimed by five other govts.

China OKs project on disputed South China Sea isle

China has approved a development project that would support tourism and fishing around South China Sea islands.

Stay away from South China Sea: China to India

A senior Chinese official said India would pay a heavy price for exploring oil in the disputed South China Sea.

Manila says no immediate return of Chinese boats

China, the Philippines and four other nations dispute
ownership of the Spratlys.

Philippines protests China`s Spratly claim at UN

Brunei, Malaysia, Taiwan, and Vietnam also claim all or part of Spratlys.