Nov 21, 2016

Duterte to declare disputed area a no-fishing zone for all

Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte has decided to issue a formal order declaring a sprawling lagoon in a disputed South China Sea shoal a maritime sanctuary where Filipinos and Chinese will be prohibited from fishing, officials said in a statement Monday. National Security Adviser Hermogenes ...

China, U.S. look past tensions with joint relief drill

Nov 19, 2016

China, U.S. look past tensions with joint relief drill

China and the United States wrapped up a three-day humanitarian relief military drill Friday, looking past simmering tensions over the disputed South China Sea and uncertainty at what Donald Trump’s presidency will mean for defense ties. The exercises, held in the southwestern Chinese city ...