My Sinchew/ South_China_Sea

Obama says South China Sea ruling 'binding'

US President Barack Obama warned Thursday an international tribunal's ruling that China's sweeping claims to the South China Sea had no legal basis was "binding", after Beijing vowed to ignore the verdict.


China under pressure over sea row at Asean meet

Beijing came under pressure at an Asian summit Wednesday over its "illegal" island building in the South China Sea, after the Philippines produced evidence it said showed fresh construction activity at a flashpoint shoal.


Manila: China must respect SCS ruling

"Upon such a basis we will be seeking mutually beneficial solutions to the problems arising from the tribunal's decision."


Vietnam says all will lose in any South China Sea war

Vietnamese President Tran Dai Quang warned on Tuesday there would be no winners in any armed conflict sparked by territorial disputes in the South China Sea.


Asean should not drop the ball

As the big powers jockey for influence in the region, and open their pocketbooks to press their influence, more fissures must be expected.


Avoid China-claimed shoal, Philippines tells fishermen

The Philippines told its fishermen Wednesday to steer clear of a fishing ground in the disputed South China Sea to avoid harassment from Chinese authorities.


Beijing tightens maritime rules after S. China Sea case

Beijing on Tuesday announced penalties for "illegal" fishing in its waters, including those it claims in the South China Sea, weeks after an international tribunal ruled that those claims have no legal basis.


Asean has 'One China policy' in the South China Sea

Asean has extended its hands. The ball is in China's court.


China accuses Vietnam officials of passport profanity

China has urged Vietnam to investigate claims that a Chinese visitor's passport was defaced with profanities by officials at Ho Chi Minh City airport, in an apparent reference to a bitter territorial spat between the nations.


China, Russia to hold joint exercises in S China Sea

China and Russia will hold joint naval exercises in the South China Sea in September, Beijing's defence ministry said Thursday, after an international tribunal invalidated the Asian giant's extensive claims in the area.


 

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