China criticizes US sanctions over South China Sea buildup
America rejects China’s claim to virtually the entire waterway, portions claimed by Vietnam, the Philippines and other governments.
As Trump attacks, China sees a worrying trend for its future
The tone could change if Biden is elected in November, but the underlying issues will remain.
US rejects nearly all Chinese claims in South China Sea
Trump administration presented the decision as an attempt to curb China’s increasing assertiveness in the region.
ASEAN takes position vs China’s vast historical sea claims
Reaffirms that the 1982 UNCLOS is the basis for determining maritime entitlements, sovereignty, jurisdiction over maritime zones.
Japan’s PM puts heat on Trudeau over TPP, South China Sea
Canada’s interpretation of the meeting and issues with Abe was different.
US China work closely to co-ordinate on climate change
Cyber attacks and China’s moves in East and South China seas still hot buttons
China finds sizable gas field in South China Sea
Area contested by Philippines, Malaysia, Vietnam and Taiwan.
ASEAN makes progress on creating regional economic bloc
Stalls on South China Sea disputes; China stalls on code of conduct.