Taiwanese lawmakers and fishermen headed to an island in the disputed South China Sea Wednesday to protest at an international tribunal ruling which undermined Taipei's claims there.
The Philippines rejected China's request for talks on their South China Sea dispute because it asked Manila to "disregard" a court ruling on the issue, the foreign minister said Tuesday.
Beijing will "never" stop building in the South China Sea prematurely, a top military official has vowed, despite an international ruling that its actions were illegal.
Malaysia maintains a traditionally flexible approach in dealing with any dispute that includes South China Sea, says an academician.
Now that the arbitral tribunal has confirmed that bullying has indeed taken place, the new Philippine administration seems determined not to provoke the bully.
Handling of such tacky territorial disputes has to be done upon legal basis in a rational manner with "peace" as the ultimate objective.
China may build mobile nuclear power plants in the South China Sea, state media reported on Friday, days after an international tribunal dismissed Beijing's vast claims in the strategically vital waters.
"Our primary concern any action taken by any country be consistent with the international law."
The commanders of the US and Chinese navies will meet amid mounting tensions over China's claims to much of the South China Sea, the US Navy said Thursday.
"We support the Chinese government's long-standing principle of putting disputes aside and jointly developing the South China Sea."