South China Sea

China warns against US-Philippine joint military exercise

Chinese foreign ministry says the expanded annual exercise Balikatan destabilizes the region.

Marcos says Duterte struck ‘secret’ deal with Beijing on South China Sea

The Philippine president says the insistence of the Chinese government convinces him his predecessor made an agreement.

Vietnam mulls own territorial line in Tonkin Gulf

The move follows Beijing’s announcement of a new baseline in waters shared with Vietnam.

With new trilateral partnership, Philippines eyes more foreign investment

Manila, Tokyo and Washington forged closer security and strategic ties at a White House summit.

Biden: US will defend Philippines if vessels are attacked

Amid White House talks, Beijing says it will 'resolutely stop' Manila from fixing a dilapidated maritime outpost.

Analysts: US missile deployment expected to assist Philippines’ defense

The deployment of the Mid-Range Capability system in recent live-fire drills is the first in the Asia-Pacific.

Biden: US will defend Philippines if vessels are attacked

Amid White House talks, Beijing says it will 'resolutely stop' Manila from fixing a dilapidated maritime outpost.