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Beijing will not 'step back' in South China Sea: media

Beijing will not take a "single step back" in the contested South China Sea, state-run media said Friday, despite reports of US naval patrols close to its artificial islands ahead of a tribunal ruling in the dispute.


China must prepare for South China Sea conflict: state media

Beijing must prepare for "military confrontation" in the South China Sea, state-run media said Tuesday, as it began naval drills in the area ahead of an international tribunal ruling over the maritime dispute.


China's president talks tough ahead of tribunal ruling

China will never compromise on sovereignty, President Xi Jinping said Friday ahead of an international tribunal ruling over Beijing's maritime claims, as he celebrated the Communist Party's 95th anniversary.


Beijing to reject Hague ruling on South China Sea case

Beijing will reject any ruling by an international tribunal in a contentious case brought by the Philippines over the South China Sea, the foreign ministry said, as tensions mount over the disputed waters.


Indonesian leader visits South China Sea islands on warship

President Joko Widodo visited remote Indonesian islands on a warship Thursday in an apparent show of force after clashes with Chinese vessels and as fears grow Beijing is seeking to stake a claim in nearby waters.


SCS disputes: Beijing told to refrain from provocation

"Our stand to uphold the International Law is very consistent, and we have the obligation to abide by the tribunal's decision whether we like it or not."


South China Sea: Facts about Asia's maritime flashpoint

Competing claims to the South China Sea have for decades been a source of tension in the region.


China to launch cruises to disputed Spratly islands

Chinese cruise ships will regularly bring tourists to the contested Spratly Islands in the South China Sea by 2020, reports said Wednesday, as tensions mount in the region.


Cambodian PM denies role in Asean U-turn on South China Sea

Cambodian Premier Hun Sen lashed out Monday at claims his government had bowed to Chinese pressure to help scupper a joint statement by Southeast Asian nations on the South China Sea.


Diplomatic approach to resolve SCS disputes

"China has on numerous occasions expressed that it's more inclined towards bilateral talks in settling a dispute."


 

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