US Navy cruiser sails near Scarborough Shoal in South China Sea

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- The U.S. Navy issued a statement on Monday (May 20) declaring that the USS Preble of the 7th Fleet conducted a Freedom of Navigation Operation (FONOP) in the South China Sea. ...

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 disputes over islands, coral reefs and lagoons in waters crucial for gl...

China's ambitious foreign policy agenda

Chinese President Xi Jinping certainly does not lack confidence. He has suggested a new chapter in great power politics on the basis of joint Chinese-US world leadership, also known as the Group of Tw...

China's ambitious foreign policy agenda

Chinese President Xi Jinping certainly does not lack confidence. He has suggested a new chapter in great power politics on the basis of joint Chinese-US world leadership, also known as the Group of Tw...

China warns US after warships sail in disputed South China Sea

China said on Monday that it has warned two US ships sailing near disputed islands in the South China Sea to leave the area. The move comes amid heightened tension between Beijing and Washington over...

Two U.S. Destroyers conduct FONOP in South China Sea

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – The U.S. military confirmed that two of its warships sailed near islands claimed by China in the South China Sea on Monday, May 6. A U.S. military spokesman told Reuter...

US Navy won't alter sail-bys at sea despite China maneuver

MANILA, Philippines (AP) — The U.S. Navy won't alter its so-called "freedom of navigation" sail-bys in the disputed South China Sea and has pressed ahead with such operations despite a dangerous maneu...

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 disputes over islands, coral reefs and lagoons in waters crucial for gl...

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 disputes over islands, coral reefs and lagoons in waters crucial for gl...

South China Sea: US Navy conducts FONOP near Mischief Reef of Spratly Islands

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – On Monday, Feb. 11, the United States conducted another Freedom of Navigation Operation (FONOP) in the South China Sea, sending two naval vessels near the Spratly Islands....

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 disputes over islands, coral reefs and lagoons in waters crucial for gl...

Top US Navy officer to visit China amid heightened tensions

BEIJING (AP) — The U.S. Navy’s top officer will visit China starting Sunday amid increasing frictions in the South China Sea and other tensions underscoring their rivalry for dominance in ...

South China Sea: US Navy angers Beijing with first FONOP of 2019

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – U.S. Navy Destroyer, the USS McCampbell, conducted a freedom of Navigation operation (FONOP) in the South China Sea on Monday, Jan. 7, which quickly drew an angry response...

Successful Taiwan-Japan maritime cooperation talks conclude in Tokyo

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – The third official meeting for maritime cooperation talks between Taiwan and Japan began on Thursday, Dec. 27 and concluded on Friday, Dec. 28 in Tokyo, Japan. Despite ...

Has Duterte 'surrendered' to Beijing on the South China Sea?

Chinese President Xi Jinping concluded a two-day visit to the Philippines on Wednesday after signing 29 bilateral agreements, including a memorandum of understanding with Manila on oil and gas develop...