May 17, 2016

Philippines detains 25 Chinese fishermen for suspected poaching

Philippine fishing authorities said Tuesday they had detained 25 Chinese crew of two seized fishing boats on suspicion of poaching, a move that could further strain ties between two countries at odds over maritime sovereignty. A joint team from the Philippine coast guard and ...

May 14, 2016

China, Thailand set to hold joint military exercises

China and Thailand will hold joint exercises beginning this month, China’s Ministry of Defence said Friday, in another sign of improving relations since the Thai military seized power in 2014. Thailand’s military has sought to counterbalance traditionally close ties with the United States by ...