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Philippines to Host Meeting on South China Sea Disputes

Posted November 21st, 2012 at 5:55 am (UTC-5)
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The Philippines says it will host a meeting next month with three fellow southeast Asian countries on how to resolve lingering territorial disputes in the South China Sea. Foreign Secretary Albert del Rosario said Wednesday the December 12 meeting in Manila will involve the deputy foreign ministers of Vietnam, Brunei, Malaysia, and the Philippines. All […]

China Plans Tourist Visits to Disputed Islands

Posted April 5th, 2012 at 6:00 am (UTC-5)
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China says it will allow tourists to visit disputed islands in the South China Sea, a move likely to further inflame tensions over the vast maritime region. Beijing’s plans for the Paracel islands are likely to irritate Vietnam, which also claims the islands as part of its territory. Hanoi issued a statement last week denouncing […]