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Japan, Russia settle salmon quota amid tensions over Ukraine

TOKYO (AP) — Japan and Russia have reached an agreement over Tokyo’s annual catch quota for Russian-born salmon and trout, the Japanese Fisheries Agency said Saturday, despite delays and chilled relat...

Lebanon ready to work with Cyprus on potential offshore gas

NICOSIA, Cyprus (AP) — Lebanon is ready to work with Cyprus to exploit potential gas deposits in waters between the two east Mediterranean countries, Lebanon’s top diplomat said Friday, even though a ...

Chinese IUU fishing is destabilizing maritime security

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The outbreak of COVID-19 seriously disrupted global food distribution networks and, as the world transitions through the pandemic recovery, it is more critical than ever t...

North Korea fires second suspected ballistic missile in less than a week

North Korea on Tuesday launched what appeared to be a ballistic missile more capable than the "hypersonic missile" it launched less than a week ago, South Korea's military. The early-mo...

Philippines rejects China's demand to remove grounded navy ship

The Philippines will not remove a dilapidated navy ship grounded on an atoll in the South China Sea, its defence chief said on Thursday, rejecting a demand by China after it blocked a mission to resup...

Philippines set to resume resupply mission to South China Sea

The Philippines' defence chief said on Sunday a military resupply mission for the country's troops stationed on an atoll in the South China Sea will resume this week, after it was aborted last...

Malaysia summons Chinese ambassador over maritime incursion

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Malaysia summoned the Chinese ambassador to Kuala Lumpur on Monday (Oct. 4), lodging a protest over what it claims were incursions into its exclusive economic zone (EEZ) b...

North and South Korea conduct duelling missile tests as arms race heats up

SEOUL, Sept 15 (Reuters) - North Korea and South Korea test fired ballistic missiles on Wednesday, the latest volley in an arms race that has seen both countries develop increasingly sophisticated wea...

Filipino fishermen face double burden of COVID and Chinese expansion

Flaring tensions in disputed areas of the South China Sea, and coronavirus-related lockdown measures complicating distribution of fish catches, are threatening the survival of Filipino fishermen, acco...

Philippines' Duterte issues gag order over South China Sea

MANILA (Reuters) - Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte has barred his cabinet from talking about the South China Sea in public, but said the gag order did not mean the country was wavering in the def...

Duterte calls China 'benefactor,' distances himself from foreign minister's remarks

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte described China as a benefactor to his nation in a recorded briefing on Monday (May 3), minimizing remarks made by his foreign ministe...

Philippines foreign minister issues expletive-laced tweet over China sea dispute

The Philippine foreign minister on Monday (May 3) demanded in an expletive-laced message on Twitter that China's vessels get out of disputed waters, marking the latest exchange in a war of words w...

Philippines tells China to mind its own business over maritime drills

China has no business telling the Philippines what it can or cannot do within its waters, Manila's defence ministry said on Wednesday (April 28), rejecting Beijing's opposition to its ongoing ...

India objects to U.S. Navy ship's patrol without consent

NEW DELHI (AP) — India on Friday objected to a U.S. Navy ship conducting a “freedom of navigation” patrol in its exclusive economic zone without its prior consent. "We have conveyed ...

Chinese aircraft carrier holds drills near Taiwan as US carrier steams into South China Sea

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A Chinese carrier group drilled in waters off Taiwan as a U.S. carrier group entered the South China Sea amid rising tensions over China's refusal to call back dozens ...