China foreign minister downplays missile deployment reports »

BEIJING — Foreign Minister Wang Yi on Wednesday sought to downplay reports that China had positioned anti-aircraft missiles on a disputed South China Sea island, accusing the media of hyping

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South China Sea key on agenda for Australian official’s Beijing visit »

BEIJING — China’s moves to assert its sovereignty claims in the South China Sea are expected to be a key agenda item during a visit to Beijing Wednesday by Australian

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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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