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US imposes sanctions on China's CNOOC oil company over South China Sea

The US government on Thursday slapped more sanctions on Chinese firms and military officials over Beijing's actions in the South China Sea. At the center of the wide-ranging sanctions was China&#...

Southeast Asian leaders begin summit amid 'major power rivalries'

Southeast Asian leaders kicked off a multilateral summit on Thursday (Nov. 12) expected to address tensions in the South China Sea and tackle plans for a post-pandemic economic recovery in a region wh...

Japan, Vietnam reach broad agreement on transfer of defense gear

HANOI (Reuters) - Japan and Vietnam agreed on Monday to strengthen security and economic ties, including an agreement in principle for Japan to export military gear and technology to the Southeast Asi...

Chunghwa Post to release new collection of Taiwan-related stamps

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Chunghwa Post is set to release a series of postage stamps later this year featuring various images ranging from Chinese zodiac signs to spectacular solar phenomena in Tai...

China fires back at US over environment, South China Sea

BEIJING (AP) — U.S.-China friction flared again Monday, with Beijing firing back at accusations by Washington that it is a leading cause of global environmental damage and has reneged on its promise n...

South China Sea Watch: China holds drills amid new tensions

BEIJING (AP) — A look at developments in the South China Sea, where China is pitted against smaller neighbors in multiple territorial disputes over islands, coral reefs and lagoons. The waters are a m...

US to reject nearly all Chinese claims in South China Sea

WASHINGTON (AP) — U.S. officials say the Trump administration is poised to escalate its actions against China by stepping squarely into one of the most sensitive regional issues dividing them an...

US naval buildup in Indo-Pacific seen as warning to China

WASHINGTON (AP) — For the first time in nearly three years, three American aircraft carriers are patrolling the Indo-Pacific waters, a massive show of naval force in a region roiled by spiking tension...

Chinese military to conduct exercise staging takeover of Taiwan’s Pratas islands

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — On Monday (May 12) it was reported that China’s People's Liberation Army (PLA) is planning to conduct a large-scale landing exercise in August in the South China...

Taiwan's 'Goodwill Fleet' prowled near Singapore on 'secret mission'

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan's Ministry of National Defense (MND) on Thursday (April 23) released the southernmost coordinates of an additional, previously unreported "secret mission&q...

Recent developments surrounding the South China Sea

BEIJING (AP) — A look at recent developments in the South China Sea, where China is pitted against smaller neighbors in multiple territorial disputes over islands, coral reefs and lagoons. The waters ...

Recent developments surrounding the South China Sea

BEIJING (AP) — A look at recent developments in the South China Sea, where China is pitted against smaller neighbors in multiple territorial disputes over islands, coral reefs and lagoons. The waters ...

Recent developments surrounding the South China Sea

BEIJING (AP) — A look at recent developments in the South China Sea, where China is pitted against smaller neighbors in multiple territorial disputes over islands, coral reefs and lagoons. The waters ...

Taiwan TV commentator calls out Han on oil drilling pipe dream

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — In response to itinerant Kaohsiung mayor and Kuomintang (KMT) presidential candidate Han Kuo-yu's (韓國瑜) denial that he had made a promise to raise money for the city b...

Vietnam hosts academic conference to bolster South China Sea claims

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – The government of Vietnam is hosting an academic exhibition in Ho Chi Minh City this week in order to emphasize its claim over islands in the South China Sea. With tens...