15 hours, 37 minutes ago
The stakes are rising as China and other rival claimants in the South China Sea pour more air, naval and paramilitary forces into the area, increasing the risk of confrontations.
12 days ago
The Philippines has turned to its American ally to beef up its dilapidated military assets and train its forces, and angered Beijing by seeking U.N. arbitration on South China Sea disputes.
116 days ago
Last week, the Chinese Embassy in Manila said that "China has indisputable sovereignty over the islands in the South China Sea and its adjacent waters."
125 days ago
"The Philippines and China claim the Reed Bank that lies in the South China Sea off the Philippines' western Palawan Island.
145 days ago
China believes most of the South China Sea is its own, overlapping with claims of Vietnam, the Philippines, Malaysia and Taiwan in parts of the gas- and oil-rich region.
154 days ago
British oil company BP says it is selling its stake in a South China Sea gas field to Kuwait Foreign Petroleum Exploration Company for $308 million in cash.
164 days ago
Vietnam and China have long sparred over who owns the South China Sea, but America's diplomatic tilt to Southeast Asia and China's growing assertiveness has focused attention on the issue.
170 days ago
The South China Sea is a vast region with fisheries, petroleum and vital sea lanes linking Japan to the Middle East.
175 days ago
The Philippines has become the latest country to say it will not stamp visas in a new Chinese passport because it includes a map of the South China Sea that Manila says shows its territory.
175 days ago
The U.S. intervention won't be welcomed by Beijing, which regards as meddling Washington's advocacy for peaceful settlement of the conflicting claims in the South China Sea, a potential regional...