The two countries with claims to the disputed sea intend to sign a memorandum of understanding on how to handle Vietnamese fishing boats that enter Malaysian waters.
A Chinese aircraft carrier group entered the South China Sea Saturday, one day after a U.S. carrier group reached the sea with an amphibious-ready mission.
Chinese officials allowed more than 200 fishing boats to moor near an unoccupied reef in the disputed South China Sea, raising fears in other countries that Beijing will take it.
Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi has held eight meetings year-to-date with counterparts in Southeast Asian countries.
Company founder Chang Yung-fa, a former ship captain who died in 2016, was known for rigorously enforcing rules to bolster his company, Evergreen Marine Corp.
Defense minister tells parliament his forces strengthened training of troops on Taiping Island in Spratly archipelago where China controls seven islets.
Beijing is watching as Washington reportedly sends B-52s, reconnaissance aircraft and at least one Marine Corps plane to a sea China claims as its own.
China says several batches of Taiwanese pineapples came with pests; Taiwanese fear politics motivated China to ban further shipments.
The military government that took over in February has hinted at wanting to repatriate Rohingyas that were ravaged in a 2017 war, but analysts expect more crackdowns.
The National People’s Congress in China aims to pass a law that experts believe would solidify Chinese sovereignty claims over 90% of the contested waters between Hong Kong and the island of Borneo.
The country has reported fewer than 2,000 new cases per day most of the time since October, down from as high as 6,275.
Vietnam keeps adding military installations to some of its 10 holdings in the Spratly Islands, according to an initiative under the Center for Strategic and International Studies research organization.
Taiwan has sought a trade deal with the United States, a major market, since 1994. Its chipmaking prowess offers new leverage.
Philippine Justice Secretary Menardo Guevarra told the United Nations Human Rights Council on February 24 that police have ignored normal protocol during most armed drug busts.
Chinese officials are bracing for conflict along the Sino-Vietnamese boundary partly because a disputed tract of sea lies beside it.
Pentagon says Chinese navy submarines, amphibious warfare ships, aircraft carriers and more make it the world’s largest maritime force.
Western governments see an urgency to help the US government reduce Beijing's reach in the waterway that supports marine shipping and fossil fuel, scholars say.
A Chinese legislative body approved a law January 22 authorizing coast guard ships to fire on foreign vessels if needed.
Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi met just weeks ago with Myanmar's top general, Min Aung Hlaing, now country's military leader.
Taiwanese coast guard vessels were sent to disperse about 4,000 Chinese dredgers in Taiwanese waters in the first 10 months of 2020.