Illegal fishing has overtaken counter-narcotics and anti-piracy as the most important global maritime security priority, the US Coast Guard says.
The three countries together sent a note to the UN, following in the footsteps of Malaysia, Australia, Indonesia, Vietnam, the Philippines, and the US.
The US meanwhile pushes for the rule of law and the sovereignty of member states in the disputed region.
The city's mass testing program took samples from 1.8 million people but has been surrounded by controversy.
The family of Cheng Tsz-Ho, 18, say he is better suited to studying and having fun than a lifetime of imprisonment in China.
US Under Secretary of State Keith Krach will attend a memorial service for former president Lee Teng-hui, Taiwan's first directly elected leader.
The move brings the US more into line with the United Nations Convention on the Law of the Sea, which it has still not ratified.
A new directive sets out steps that will strengthen ruling Chinese Communist Party control over private enterprises and entrepreneurs.
US citizens risk arbitrary arrest under a draconian new law imposed by the ruling Chinese Communist Party since July, the State Department warns.
Lam says the detention of 12 activists who tried to flee to democratic Taiwan in a speedboat is as it should be.
Exile dissident and writer Liao Yiwu warns that China's brand of totalitarian rule could engulf the world.
Geng, the owner of a private art and culture salon in China and an independent film producer, won admiration for supportng dissidents.
The top U.S. diplomat said the new US-Mekong partnership will help strengthen water security in the region.
The Chinese coast guard vessel intrudes into Indonesia's exclusive economic zone off the Natuna Islands but then leaves, Indonesia says.
A US-based rights group says the Mongolian language is now banned in schools, despite a bid by Beijing to play down the move.
The case involving Cheng Yuan, Liu Dazhi, and Wuge Jianxiong 'disappears' from court records.
Families of the 12 detainees say they fear for their health and safety after they are denied visits from defense lawyers.
The U.S. Secretary of State also accused Beijing of manipulating the Mekong River’s flow during a drought.