China strongly protests Vietnam’s claim over islands »

China said it has summoned Vietnam's ambassador and strongly protested a law adopted by the Vietnamese parliament that places the disputed Spratly and Paracel islands under Hanoi's sovereignty.

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China OKs project on disputed West Philippine Sea isle »

China has approved a development project that would support tourism and fishing around West Philippine Sea (South China Sea) islands, a move likely to inflame territorial disputes.

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Philippines wants Southeast Asian unity on sea row »

The Department of Foreign Affairs said Friday it would seek regional backing for a plan on pursuing joint development of disputed areas in the West Philippine Sea (South China Sea)

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China creates waves in naval show of force »

SINGAPORE—On any given day, up to a thousand ships sail into Singapore’s harbor, arguably the busiest in Southeast Asia. But on June 19, China’s maritime patrol ship, the Haixun-31, docked

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China protests to Vietnam over disputed waters »

China on Tuesday told Vietnam to end its activities in disputed waters in the South China Sea, after Chinese maritime ships confronted a Vietnamese oil exploration vessel in the region.

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