South China Sea

Vietnam's South China Sea island building sets record in 2024: report

Hanoi has created as much new land in 6 months as the previous 2 years combined.

Philippines denies its troops pointed guns at Chinese coast guard personnel

Manila accuses China of trying to interfere with an air-drop of supplies intended for Filipino marines.

Marcos condemns Beijing’s ‘assertive’ moves in the South China Sea

The Philippine president also urged Beijing and Washington to responsibly manage their rivalry.

Beijing escalates South China Sea tensions with new detention order, Manila says

Philippine president calls China’s policy allowing coast guard to detain foreign boats, crews ‘worrisome.’

Manila vows to protect fishermen amid Beijing’s South China Sea fishing ban

Meanwhile, a new Chinese order threatening arrest of trespassers into its waters takes effect on June 15.

ASEAN chief: Bloc won’t pick sides in US-China rivalry

Meanwhile, a binding code of conduct on the South China Sea is at least another 2 years away.

Manila vows to protect fishermen amid Beijing’s South China Sea fishing ban

Meanwhile, a new Chinese order threatening arrest of trespassers into its waters takes effect on June 15.