BEIJING (Reuters) - China's success at turning around relations with the Philippines under its new president Rodrigo Duterte show the "conspiracies" of certain countries to stir up trouble in the South China Sea have been defeated, China's foreign minister said on Saturday.
Research, published as How Pristine Are China's Parks? in Frontiers in Ecology and Evolution, found that the numerous smaller parks in the arable farming landscapes of the warmer, wetter south and east had been more heavily modified...
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MANILA (Reuters) - China's coastguard has rescued Filipino fishermen from a capsized boat near a disputed South China Sea shoal, the Philippines said on Friday, underlining the fast thawing of ties between two countries long at odds over sovereignty.
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - British fighter planes visiting Japan will fly over the South China Sea and Britain will sail aircraft carriers in the Pacific once they are operational in 2020, given concerns about freedom of navigation there, Britain's ambassador to the United States said on Thursday.
China is home to some of the most mysterious geological formations on Earth. The South China Sea boasts the mythical “Dragon hole,” thought to be the deepest underwater sinkhole on Earth. In China’s remote northwest, meanwhile, a “gateway to Hell” has opened, revealing a burning pit of...
[Source: AP, Yonhap News] By AsiaToday reporter Kim Ye-jin - Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe faces some diplomatic challenges. Abe's diplomacy faces a new test, with South Korean President Park Geun-hye's potential resignation following...Show More Summary
Brahma Chellaney Security, Asia One word: Water. Tensions over water are rising in Asia—and not only because of conflicting maritime claims. While territorial disputes, such as in the South China Sea, attract the most attention—after...Show More Summary
China said on Wednesday it wanted to develop smooth military-to-military ties with the new U.S. administration of Donald Trump. While the world’s two largest economies are frequently at odds over issues like the disputed South China Sea, both have been trying to improve trust between their...
China said on Wednesday it wanted to develop smooth military-to-military ties with the new U.S. administration of Donald Trump. While the world’s two largest economies are frequently at odds over issues like the disputed South ChinaShow More Summary
ITU ABA, South China Sea (Reuters) - Taiwan held rescue drills on Tuesday off the coast of its sole outpost in the Spratly Islands of the South China Sea, but the biggest claimant in the disputed area kept uncharacteristically quiet...
Leaders in Malaysia, Indonesia and the Philippines take a pragmatic, work-with-me-please view toward China in easing Asia’s widest reaching sovereignty dispute. They all say the South China Sea, or some fragment of it, is theirs and their claims overlap. China has expanded quickly since 2010 to assert control over almost [...]
China has told America to stay away from its “own” South China Sea again. This time around, the message came from Hainan-based National Institute of South China Sea Studies. The Beijing-backed think tank reports that the American navy and air forces carried out more than 700 surveillance patrols in the South China [...]
(NASA/Goddard Space Flight Center) Tropical Cyclone Tokage fell apart after crossing the Philippines and moving into the South China Sea where wind shear battered the storm. NASA's Aqua satellite took a visible picture of the storm as it was being torn apart on Nov. 28.
Samsung's attention is turning to the upcoming Galaxy S8 launch. The latest information from China suggests that the South Korean approach of maximizing every practical number in the specification sheets is alive and well, and will be applied to 2017's flagship.
Authored by Brahma Chellaney, originally posted at Project Syndicate, Tensions over water are rising in Asia – and not only because of conflicting maritime claims. While territorial disputes, such as in the South China Sea, attract the...Show More Summary
From China to South Africa, Algeria to Venezuala, leftwing and anticolonial figures praise the man who did not hesitate to send Cuban troops and medics into the fray The death of Fidel Castro has prompted tributes and reflections from current and former leaders across the world and of all political stripes. Show More Summary
(Bloomberg) American military vessels and aircraft carried out more than 700 patrols in the South China Sea region during 2015, making China the U.S.’s No. 1 surveillance target, according to a report by China’s only state-backed institution dedicated to research of the waters. Show More Summary
Harry J. Kazianis Security, Asia Trump can deter Beijing On the day President-elect Donald J. Trump first steps foot in the oval office the weight of the world’s problems will be squarely on his shoulders. The Islamic State, tensions...Show More Summary