Philippines

Filipino coastguards convicted of killing Taiwanese fisherman

Incident in 2013 led to deep rift between the two neighbours, then agreement to avoid use of force in fishing disputes.

Filipino coastguards convicted of killing Taiwanese fisherman

South China Sea

Beijing to Duterte: South China Sea position not up for talks

Chinese President Xi Jinping tells Filipino leader Beijing will not recognise The Hague ruling on disputed territories.

Beijing to Duterte: South China Sea position not up for talks

AJ Impact

China's Xi suggests greater energy cooperation with Philippines

The Chinese president urged both countries to 'set aside disputes' as tensions rise over South China Sea sovereignty.

China's Xi suggests greater energy cooperation with Philippines

Rodrigo Duterte

Duterte arrives in Beijing as South China Sea tensions grow

Philippine president expected to raise Hague ruling on South China Sea in his meeting with President Xi on Thursday.

Vietnam

Chinese survey ship returns to disputed waters claimed by Vietnam

Presence last month of Haiyang Dizhi 8 survey ship in waters around Spratly Islands also drew protest from Hanoi.

Chinese survey ship returns to disputed waters claimed by Vietnam

Taiwan

China bans movies, actors from Taiwan film awards

The decision comes after controversial remarks about Taiwan's independence at last year's ceremony.

China bans movies, actors from Taiwan Golden Horse Awards

South China Sea

Duterte to discuss South China Sea ruling with Xi

Philippine leader to visit China to discuss 2016 arbitration case over the disputed South China Sea, spokesperson says.

Philippines' Duterte to raise South China Sea ruling with Xi

Asia Pacific

Philippines protests 'swarming' of more than 100 Chinese vessels

President Rodrigo Duterte's national security adviser reveals that 113 Chinese vessels were spotted near Pag-asa island.

Philippines protests 'swarming' of more than 100 Chinese vessels

South China Sea

Vietnam demands China withdraw vessel from South China Sea

Reports suggest large-scale standoff between several coastguard ships from each country near the Spratly Islands.

Vietnam demands China withdraw vessel from South China Sea

South China Sea

Duterte finds a friend in China but critics cry treason

Three years after The Hague ruling in favour of Manila, Duterte faces impeachment threat over fishing deal with China.

Duterte finds a friend in China but critics cry treason

Asia Pacific

US-China competition to loom over key defence gathering

Beijing dispatches top military brass to Singapore to deliver ‘highly anticipated’ speech at annual Shangri-La Dialogue.

US-China competition to loom over key defence gathering

Asia

US says warship sails in South China Sea amid trade tensions

The operation is likely to anger China at a time of tense ties between the world's two largest economies.

US says warship sails in South China Sea amid trade tensions

United States

China slams US warships operation in South China Sea

China says the entry of vessels in disputed sea is a violation of its sovereignty amid tense ties between two nations.

China slams US warships operation in South China Sea

South China Sea

Duterte tells China to 'lay off' disputed island

Philippine president warns of possible military action if Beijing 'touches' Thitu island in South China Sea.

Back off from Thitu island: President Duterte tells China

Asia Pacific

Vietnam seeks to curb Beijing's South China Sea actions: report

Code of conduct negotiating draft seen by Reuters shows Hanoi wants Beijing's blockades and island building outlawed.

Vietnam seeks to curb Beijing's South China Sea actions: report