The US remained "as committed as ever" to protect freedom of navigation through the region
Taiwan is also illegally building a pier and a runway on Ba Binh Island despite Vietnam’s objections
He publicly rejected sovereignty claims by Chinese President Xi Jinping over the Spratlys and Paracels
China's construction on Hoang Sa and Truong Sa is illegal and void
He said the disputes must be settled peacefully in accordance with international law
China's increasingly assertive moves to press its sovereignty claims have rattled its neighbors and aroused concern in the United...
The plan has violated Vietnam's sovereignty over Paracel and Spratly Archipelagos, the foreign ministry spokesperson says
Xi wants Obama to affirm respect for a "new model of major country relationship,"
Security experts say 3,000-meter airstrips would be long enough to accommodate most Chinese military aircraft
"As strategic partners, we aim to deliver results... a cooperation at the highest possible level"
"The greatest danger in the region is a miscalculation."
China attempts to block Philippine ships that regularly delivers supplies to Second Thomas Shoal, a military spokesman says
A military source said the U.S. and the Philippines are expected to increase the size, frequency and sophistication of exercises...