Indonesia president visits islands also claimed by China

JAKARTA, Indonesia (AP) — Indonesian President Joko Widodo on Wednesday reaffirmed his country's sovereignty during a visit to a group of islands at the edge of the South China Sea that China claims a...

NCC demands smartphone makers list Taiwan properly after Huawei alters caller IDs

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — In response to reports of Huawei smartphones suddenly changing Taiwan's listing to "Taiwan, China," the National Communication Commission (NCC) on Wednesday ...

Vietnam bans China-made smartphones with maps of '9-dash line'

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Vietnam's government announced on Friday (Nov. 8) that all Chinese-made smartphones and car GPS navigation devices that depict China's fictitious "nine-dash l...

Taiwan says '9-dash line' in ‘Abominable’ disrespects its sovereignty

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan's Ministry of Culture on Tuesday (Oct. 22) said that the film 'Abominable' disrespects Taiwan's sovereignty, while a Tainan City councilor described...

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 ...

'Abominable' to skip Malaysia theaters over disputed sea map

KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia (AP) — The animated movie "Abominable" will skip Malaysian theaters after producers decided against cutting out a scene showing a map supporting Chinese claims to the disputed S...

Chinese travel agency expelled from exhibition in Vietnam

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A Chinese travel agency was disqualified from taking part in a travel expo in Vietnam on Sept. 5 over flyers showing the nine-dash line, an artificial demarcation used by ...

Vietnam bans Hollywood's 'Abominable' Over S. China Sea map

HANOI, Vietnam (AP) — Vietnam has pulled the Hollywood animation movie "Abominable" from theaters for featuring a scene with a map containing the controversial South China Sea nine-dash line, state me...

DreamWorks bootlicks China with '9-dash line' including Taiwan in 'Abominable'

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The cash-craving executives at DreamWorks have seen fit to include China's fictitious "nine-dash line" in its latest animated film "Abominable," ta...

Recent developments surrounding the South China Sea

MANILA, Philippines (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. The waters ...

Warship shows Japan's determination to expand military role

SUBIC, Philippines (AP) — One of Japan's largest warships, the helicopter carrier Izumo, is returning home from Subic port in the Philippines following a powerful show of Tokyo's determination to expa...

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...

Watch out Rim of the Pacific, a Rim of China may be on the horizon

YOKOSUKA (East Asia Forum) --The Chinese People’s Liberation Army Navy (PLAN) and navies from 10 ASEAN member states carried out a field-training exercise in the South China Sea (SCS) from Oct. ...

Beijing advances 'code of conduct' for South China Sea

Chinese Prime Minister Li Keqiang on Wednesday said Beijing and countries with stakes in the South China Sea are closer than ever before to a "code of conduct" for the strategic thoroughfare...

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...