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Hanoi: In a move to support the Southeast Asian nation, the U.S. and Vietnam have signed a memorandum of understanding, which includes support against illegal “intimidation” of the latter’s fishermen at sea. more
Experts urge Indian govt to take help of Philippines, Vietnam and Indonesia to counter Beijing narrative

India must consolidate its diplomatic and economic ties with China's adversaries like Taiwan, Philippines, Indonesia and Vietnam to target Beijing and counter its narrative, said expe ...

Australia now joins US in declaring China's claims in South China Sea as 'illegal'

Sydney/Beijing: In a move, which might further deteriorate relations with China, Australia has backed the US in declaring Beijing's territorial claims in the South China Sea to be ill ...

Beijing is attempting to change global thinking on South China Sea: Report

Washington: A Washington-based think tank has claimed that China is not only attempting to change facts on the ground in the South China Sea, but is also seeking to gradually change the w ...

South China Sea is a part of global commons: India reminds Beijing

New Delhi: In its strong reply to China, India has said the strategically crucial South China Sea is a part of the global commons.

UK plans to send aircraft carrier to Asia Pacific as tensions with China rising - Reports

Moscow/Sputnik: The UK military intends to send new aircraft carrier Queen Elizabeth to the Asia Pacific as tensions with Beijing continue to rise, The Times newspaper reported, citing so ...

Expert alerts SE Asian countries to keep eye on China's Bihai 2020 before it turns to source of conflict

Singapore: An expert has warned that China might be using the eight-month-long “Bihai 2020” (or “Blue Sea 2020”) initiative which commenced on April 1  as ano ...

PLA drills on South China Sea: Philippines warns Beijing of 'severest response'

Manila:  The Philippine foreign secretary has warned China that it might face severe response in case the ongoing Chinese military exercises in the disputed South China Sea spill ove ...

COMMENTARY: A Rogue, Irresponsible China: Clear and Present Danger To Region

While one can still give some benefit of doubt to the Chinese whether the Corona Virus originated from the laboratories in Wuhan till the truth comes out from the proposed investigation b ...

Advantage COVID-19: China takes 'aggressive' stance on South China Sea, Vietnam voices concern

Hanoi: While the world calls out China for its role in the global transmission of COVID-19, the Asian giant is following an aggressive stance on South China Sea (SCS) region drawing prote ...