Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc and his Japanese counterpart Shinzo Abe were in Mongolia for ASEM
Despite rising tensions, American and Chinese sailors have maintained navy-to-navy relations, seeking to minimize the risk of any misunderstandings...
"It confirms that no one state can claim virtually an entire sea."
The criticism comes as Beijing, a veto-wielding permanent member of the UN Security Council, seeks a greater presence on the...
President Jean-Claude Juncker only discussed deepening investment ties and seeking to resolve the issue of steel overproduction with China.
Balancing calls at home for strong reaction to court decision
The boat was sunk by Chinese coastguards off Hoang Sa (Paracel) Islands last Saturday
Several possible legal avenues for outstanding disputes
"Some ASEAN countries are definitely not happy. Beijing's action can be seen as interference in ASEAN's centrality."
"China will take no notice of the Hague ruling."
"We certainly would urge all parties not to use this as an opportunity to engage in escalatory or provocative action."
"We don’t currently foresee any increase in insurance costs as a result of the ruling."
"Vietnam strongly supports the resolution of the disputes in the South China Sea by peaceful means."
None of China's reefs and holdings in the Spratly Islands entitled it to a 200 mile exclusive economic zone,...
The case hinges on the legal status of reefs, rocks and artificial islands in the Scarborough Shoal and Spratly Island Group...