South China Sea

South China Sea dispatch: Excitement, fear fill Scarborough Shoal voyage

A BenarNews correspondent recounts his experience with a Filipino civilian convoy to waters near a disputed shoal.

Philippines blasts Beijing’s new trespass rule in contested waters as ‘illegal’

A Philippine lawmaker urges Manila to take Beijing again to an international court over its new policy.

Taiwan lawmakers to visit disputed South China Sea island

Analysts say the trip by opposition legislators may be aimed at putting pressure on the new government.

Filipino civilian convoy departs for Scarborough Shoal, demands ‘China leave’

Beijing warns Manila against violating its 'sovereignty' over the disputed South China Sea territory.

Philippines, US boost space tech cooperation for maritime awareness, security

The new cooperation between Manila, Washington came amid heightened South China Sea tensions.

China conducts military drills around Taiwan

Joint Sword covers a larger area than the drills held after Nancy Pelosi’s Taipei visit

Philippines, US boost space tech cooperation for maritime awareness, security

The new cooperation between Manila, Washington came amid heightened South China Sea tensions.