South China Sea conflict

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China says US actions on Taiwan, South China Sea threaten stability

Shao Yuanming said that China would defend its sovereignty at any cost should anyone try to separate Taiwan from its territory. It views the self-ruled island as a wayward province and has not ruled out the use of force to return it to the fold.

China continues its provocations in south, East China seas: CIA director Mike Pompeo

China claims almost all of South China Sea and also laid claims on the Senkaku islands under the control of Japan in East China Sea and resorted to aggressive patrols in the last two years.

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Chinese President Xi Jinping makes state visit to Vietnam

Bilateral relations plunged to their lowest level in years when China in 2014 parked a giant oil rig in an area claimed by Vietnam. The incident sparked deadly anti-China protests for several weeks.

China brushes off Vietnam protests over South China Sea live-fire military drills

China has appeared uneasy at Vietnam's efforts to rally Southeast Asian countries over the South China Sea as well as at its growing defence relationships with the United States, Japan and India.

China opens cinema theatre in disputed South China Sea island

"The cinema will show at least one film every day, so residents and soldiers on Yongxing Island can enjoy films simultaneously with moviegoers across the country," said Gu Xiaojing, general manager of Hainan Media Croup.

Chinese coast guard fires water cannon at Filipino fishermen

A Chinese coast guard used its water cannon and sounded its horn to drive away two Filipino fishing boats near Scarborough shoal.

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US assures support to Philippines over South China sea spat

US says it will support the Philippines over the South China Sea dispute with China, but hasn't spelt out what kind of help.

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