April 20, 2024 00:48 (IST)
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China directs Indonesia not to continue drilling off South China Sea islands

Beijing: China has directed Indonesia to halt an oil and natural gas development project in the South China Sea.

China's predatory actions in South East Asia are backfiring: IFFRAS

Beijing: China’s intimidating attitude, particularly over the South China Sea issue, is backfiring as the countries in Southeast Asia have taken exception to Beijing's stance, according to a report by Canada-based think tank International Forum for Rights and Security (IFFRAS).

Eleven sailors hurt after US submarine strikes object in Indo-Pacific: Reports

Washington/UNI/Sputnik: Eleven sailors were injured after a US submarine struck an object in international waters in the Indo-Pacific region on Saturday, USNI News outlet reported on Thursday citing a Navy official.

Natuna Islands: Indonesia adds patrols after detecting Chinese, US ships in South China Sea

Jakarta: The Indonesian Navy has increased patrol around the   Natuna islands in the South China Sea after Chinese and US vessels were detected in the international waters closer by, media reports said.

China trying to control sea with new foreign ship law

Beijing: China is trying to flex its muscle in the sea with a new Chinese legal requirement demanding that multiple classes of foreign vessels traversing waters claimed by Beijing must provide detailed information to state authorities and take aboard Chinese pilots.

Challenge China's bullying: Kamala Harris tells international community

Hanoi: US Vice President Kamala Harris has asked Vietnamese authorities that there is a need to put pressure on Beijing on its actions in the South China Sea.

Expert believes increasing tension in South China Sea could have 'major economic' implications across the globe

The Chinese government has now started building up its defences in the South China Sea to ward off any attack on the disputed waters which they claim to own.

US-Philippines defence treaty covers Chinese attack in South China Sea: Blinken

Washington: The US Secretary of State Antony Blinken has said his nation is committed to defend the Philippines against a Chinese attack in the South China Sea (SCS).

Japan calls upon nations to come together against China's stance on South China Sea

Tokyo: Japanese Defence Minister has asked  Europe, the United States and other Asian nations to come together to stand up to China's aggressive expansion policy in the South China Sea.

China opposes Australia-NZ government's remark on Hong Kong, Uyghur issues

Beijing: The Chinese government has expressed concern over the statement issued by New Zealand and Australian PMs over the Hong Kong and Uyghur issues.

Australia, NZ jointly voice concern over Chinese treatment towards Uyghur, Hong Kong

Australia and New Zealand have jointly expressed deep concerns over the situation that limits the rights and freedoms of the people of Hong Kong and the Chinese government's treatment towards Uyghur Muslims.

China has reason to claim over South China Sea: Experts

Experts believe that China's claim of sovereignty over the South China Sea is partly driven by deposits of rare minerals beneath it which are essential for the superpower's economic future.

Philippine President Duterte says navy and coast guard patrolling South China Sea won't be withdrawn

Manila: Insisting that the country’s sovereignty over the waters is not negotiable, Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte has said he will not withdraw navy and coast guard boats patrolling the disputed South China Sea.

China's aircraft carrier holds drills in South China Sea: Navy

Beijing/Sputnik: A Chinese aircraft carrier group has recently conducted military exercises in the South China Sea, a navy spokesman said on Sunday.

Philippine business groups urges Beijing to withdraw ships from reef

Manila:  Business groups in the Philippines have urged China to withdraw its ships from a reef that has remained a point of tension in the South China Sea, media reports said.