Prime Minister Narendra Modi will host 10 Southeast Asian leaders as guests of honour at India's Republic Day celebrations as New Delhi seeks to blunt China's influence in the region.
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The Philippines will lodge a diplomatic protest with China after Manila questioned if Beijing had reneged on a pledge not to militarise a disputed South China Sea reef.
China's large-scale land reclamation around disputed reefs and shoals in the South China Sea is "moving ahead steadily", state media has reported, and is on track to use giant "island-builders" to transform even more of the region.
The commander of the Philippine Navy was sacked for "insubordination" after he jeopardised a 15.5 billion-peso ($308 million) project for two new warships, the defence minister said Wednesday.
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The commander of the Philippine Navy was abruptly sacked Tuesday in a surprise move which a legislator and news reports linked to a dispute about a contract for warships.
The death toll from a tropical storm that pummelled the central Philippines rose to 43 with hopes fading for dozens of others still missing after massive landslides, authorities said Tuesday.
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China on Friday defended its construction on disputed islands in the South China Sea as "normal", after a US think tank released new satellite images showing deployment of radar and other equipment.
China has traditionally rejected US-style interventionism, but its deepening economic involvement in volatile countries like Myanmar and Zimbabwe is thrusting Beijing towards a more assertive global role, analysts say.
The favorable ruling that the Philippines won against China in an international arbitration court is unlikely to be included in the drafting of a Code of Conduct in the South China Sea, Malacañang said.
President Rodrigo Duterte and other ASEAN leaders are pushing for a legally binding Code of Conduct for the South China Sea, Malacañang said.
President Rodrigo Duterte believes Chinese Premier Li Keqiang's visit to the Philippines is yet another proof that the relationship between the two countries have improved despite the ongoing maritime row over the South China Sea.
Senator Win Gatchalian refused to speculate on whether President Duterte’s decision not to touch on the issue on the South China Sea with China's Xi Jinping would have an adverse or positive impact on the country.
Vietnam and China agreed Monday to avoid conflicts in the hotly contested South China Sea, as a new pathway to dialogue on easing tensions was opened with other Southeast Asian nations.
President Rodrigo Duterte is making a "bad choice" by taking a hands off policy on the country's territorial dispute in the South China.
President Rodrigo Duterte has agreed to cooperate with Chinese President Xi Jinping in finding a solution to the maritime dispute over the South China Sea.
President Rodrigo Duterte surprised Chinese President Xi Jinping by raising the ASEAN's concerns about the growing militarization in the South China Sea in their bilateral talks.
US President Donald Trump told his Vietnamese counterpart Sunday he is ready to help resolve the dispute in the resource-rich South China Sea, which Beijing claims most of.
It's unlikely for United States President Donald Trump to discuss the bloody war on drugs with President Rodrigo Duterte when they hold a bilateral meeting in Manila on November 13, Malacañang said.
President Rodrigo Duterte will discuss the importance of a Code of Conduct for the South China Sea when he meets with Chinese President Xi Jinping on Saturday (November 11).
The Chinese ice-breaker Xuelong steamed south from Shanghai on Wednesday bound for Antarctica, where it will establish China's newest base as Beijing strives to become a polar power.
Palawan will be the Philippines' ace in case fighting breaks out in the Pacific over the South China Sea, President Rodrigo Duterte said.
President Rodrigo Duterte wants to know what China’s plans are in the South China Sea amid reports that it is embarking on a construction spree in some portions of the disputed waters.
President Rodrigo Duterte is hesitant to assert the Philippines’ victory in an arbitral court over the South China Sea because of the overlapping claims in the disputed waters.
President Rodrigo Duterte is hoping Chinese President Xi Jinping keeps his promise not to build structures on disputed portions of the South China Sea or the world might be thrown into a turmoil.