Southeast Asian leaders have expressed “serious concern” over worsening territorial disputes in the South China Sea, presenting a rare united front against an increasingly assertive Beijing.
Concerns over China's aggressive behavior in the South China Sea top the agenda in the first regional summit hosted by Myanmar, which is hoping to demonstrate the progress it's made since emerging from a half-century of brutal military rule.
Surging tensions in the South China Sea dominated a meeting of Southeast Asia's regional bloc Saturday, presenting a challenging diplomatic debut for Myanmar as it hosts the talks for the first time.
Beijing on Thursday swatted blame back to Hanoi after it accused Chinese ships of ramming Vietnamese vessels in disputed waters, the latest escalation in territorial disputes involving the Asian giant.1 Comment
Hanoi said Wednesday that Chinese ships protecting a deep-water drilling rig in disputed waters in the South China Sea had used water cannon to attack Vietnamese patrol vessels and repeatedly rammed them, injuring six people.1 Comment
A Chinese national has been seized in Malaysia's Borneo island by Filipino gunmen, a security official said Tuesday in the wake of tension between Kuala Lumpur and Beijing over missing Malaysia Airlines flight MH370.
Australia's prime minister Monday announced an expanded search across a huge swathe of seabed where flight MH370 might have crashed seven weeks ago, admitting it is now “highly unlikely” that any surface wreckage will be found.
The underwater hunt for the missing Malaysia Airlines jet will be expanded to include a massive swath of ocean floor that may take up to eight months to thoroughly search, Australia's prime minister said Monday.
President Barack Obama landed in the Philippines Monday to cement new defence ties on the last leg of an Asian tour conducted against a backdrop of territorial tensions between US allies and China.
President Barack Obama is hopscotching through China's neighborhood with a carefully calibrated message for Beijing, trying both to counter and court.