South China Sea

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.

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.’

Philippines promises to protect fishermen as China’s trespass rule takes hold

A new regulation says the Chinese coast guard can arrest foreign vessels and crew in waters claimed by Beijing.

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.’