Russia has rejected a Chinese offer to cooperate on their separate territorial rows with Japan, a report said Thursday, as Prime Minister Shinzo Abe prepared to meet President Vladimir Putin in Sochi.
Virginia's state legislature approved Thursday a bill requiring school textbooks to include the Korean name for the sea between Japan and South Korea, in a major win for Seoul.
The chief of U.S. intelligence said Tuesday China's aggressive pursuit of territorial claims in the seas of East Asia is driven by a sense of historical destiny and is causing great concern among countries in the region.
Philippines President Benigno Aquino has warned China's efforts to claim disputed territories are like Nazi Germany's before World War II, drawing a fierce Chinese response on Wednesday branding him ignorant and amateurish.3 Comments
The Senate Foreign Relations committee has easily approved President Barack Obama's nomination of veteran Sen. Max Baucus to become U.S. ambassador to China.
The United States warned China on Friday against any move to declare a new air defense zone over parts of the South China Sea including disputed islands.1 Comment
Hong Kong announced Wednesday it was imposing sanctions on the Philippines because of its “unacceptable” failure to apologize for a deadly hostage crisis more than three years ago.
North Korea's propaganda machine is churning out near-daily diatribes against the United States and South Korea for a series of soon-to-start military maneuvers, warning nuclear war could be imminent and saying it will take dramatic action of its own if further provoked.
Australian Prime Minister Tony Abbott on Tuesday compared accidental naval incursions into Indonesian waters during asylum-seeker operations to dropping a catch in cricket and said Canberra's apology had been accepted.
The Japanese government announced Tuesday it is revising official teaching manuals to emphasize Japan's territorial rights to islands which are also claimed by China and South Korea.2 Comments