South China Sea

China’s ‘monster’ ship lingers in Philippine waters: Manila

The Philippines says the massive coast guard vessel has been in its exclusive economic zone since early July.

Beijing, Manila trade blame over coral damage

China says a grounded ship on a disputed reef harmed the ecosystem, but the Philippines refutes it.

Philippine military chief demands China pay US$1 million in damages for clash

China Coast Guard damaged Philippine boats and seized firearms in a June 17 encounter near Second Thomas Shoal.

China coast guard seizes Taiwan fishing boat near Kinmen

Taiwan asks China to release its fishing vessel seized on Tuesday amid tensions in Taiwan Strait.

Manila: Philippines, China agree to ‘de-escalate’ South China Sea tensions

But both sides say “significant differences” remain on how to resolve their maritime dispute

Philippines reports fewer Chinese ships in South China Sea

Manila, Washington vow to enhance defense ties amid ongoing tensions in the disputed waters.

Manila: Philippines, China agree to ‘de-escalate’ South China Sea tensions

But both sides say “significant differences” remain on how to resolve their maritime dispute