South China Sea

US, Filipino forces thwart ‘beach attack’ by enemy force in annual military drills

Simulation drills in the northern Philippines took place amid Manila’s row with Beijing in the South China Sea.

Islanders on small Philippine chain worry a China-Taiwan conflict could spill over

The Batanes archipelago, the northernmost part of the Philippines, is actually closer to Taiwan.

China puts third aircraft carrier on sea trial

First homegrown carrier Fujian is expected to help project power.

Manila says China obstructs, damages its ships at disputed shoal

Scarborough Shoal is located within the Philippine exclusive economic zone but under de-facto control by China.

Thai top diplomat on resignation: Work would slow without deputy PM position

Parnpree Bahiddha-Nukara’s decision to quit raises concerns about continued diplomatic efforts in Myanmar crisis.

Record number of Chinese ships enter Taiwan waters near Kinmen island

11 Chinese vessels were detected inside Taiwan’s territorial waters.

Thai top diplomat on resignation: Work would slow without deputy PM position

Parnpree Bahiddha-Nukara’s decision to quit raises concerns about continued diplomatic efforts in Myanmar crisis.