South China Sea

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.

Philippines ‘monitoring’ Vietnam’s South China Sea island building

Officials stopped short of condemning Hanoi’s rapid land reclamation work.

Vietnam president stresses rule of law in South China Sea

New President To Lam said maritime disputes should be better managed in accordance with international law.

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.

US condemns China’s ‘escalatory’ actions in the South China Sea

Strong statement from Washington after China and Philippines trade blame over collision near disputed shoal.

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.