U.S. to test Beijing's South China Sea claims, navy says

May 9, 2017

U.S. to test Beijing's South China Sea claims, navy says

The U.S. Navy will still challenge claims by nations like China to exclusive access in the South China Sea, Pacific Fleet Commander Scott Swift said, insisting a hiatus in “freedom of navigation” patrols doesn’t mean the disputed waterway is a lower priority for the ...

Japan vows to help energy and urban development in Vietnam

/ May 8, 2017

Japan vows to help energy and urban development in Vietnam

Foreign Minister Fumio Kishida and Vietnamese Deputy Prime Minister Pham Binh Minh said their countries will cooperate further on infrastructure projects in areas such as urban development and energy. Kishida said he and Minh also pledged when they met Monday in Tokyo to promote ...