Chinese media blasts U.S. lifting of Vietnam arms embargo

May 24, 2016

Chinese media blasts U.S. lifting of Vietnam arms embargo

Chinese state media on Tuesday slammed the lifting of a decades-old U.S. arms embargo against Vietnam, saying the move was aimed at Beijing and calling Barack Obama’s assurances to the contrary “a very poor lie.” Obama announced the end of the 41-year-old ban on ...

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 ...