South China Sea

Vietnam and China agree to back off conflicts in S. China Sea

Mon, 13 Nov 2017 - 10:57 GMT

Vietnam and China agreed Monday to back away from conflicts in the South China Sea, in a move aimed at easing tensions over Beijing's claims to most of the waterway.

U.S. warship sails near islands Beijing claims in S. China Sea

Wed, 11 Oct 2017 - 03:40 GMT

A U.S. Navy destroyer sailed near islands claimed by China in the South China Sea on Tuesday, three U.S. officials told Reuters.

Vietnam protests over Chinese military drill in S. China Sea

Fri, 01 Sep 2017 - 08:26 GMT

China urged Vietnam on Friday to take a calm and rational view of its military drills in the South China Sea, after Vietnam expressed opposition amid tensions over waterways.

ASEAN concerned over China's militarized S China Sea islands

Mon, 07 Aug 2017 - 05:27 GMT

ASEAN have expressed concern over China's militarized artificial islands in the South China Sea.

US ends search for missing sailor in S. China Sea

Sat, 05 Aug 2017 - 10:19 GMT

US naval forces have suspended their search for an American sailor who went missing during a joint drill in the South China Sea with Japan on Tuesday.