Nov 3, 2015

China loses a 'lawfare' skirmish

An international arbitration tribunal's decision provides South China Sea claimants with an opportunity to breathe new life into negotiations designed to turn the 2002 ASEAN-China Declaration on a Code of Conduct for the South China Sea into a real code of conduct.

Beijing says ties with Manila can flourish despite sea feud

Jul 22, 2015

Beijing says ties with Manila can flourish despite sea feud

The Chinese ambassador in Manila said Wednesday that trade between China and the Philippines grew last year despite their protracted territorial conflicts, providing hope their relations could flourish even as tensions remain. Ambassador Zhao Jianhua also played down reports that Chinese President Xi Jinping ...