By Matthew Lee AP Diplomatic Writer BEIJING (AP) — China and the United States budged not a bit Saturday over Beijing’s assertive development in disputed parts of the South China Sea, with Foreign Minister Wang Ji politely but pointedly dismissing Washington’s push for a diplomatic solution to ease tensions. Wang and U.S. Secretary of State […]
By Lolita C. Baldor Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) — China’s rapidly expanding campaign to construct artificial islands, potentially for military use or airstrips, now totals about 2,000 acres (800 hectares) and could far outstrip that amount as the year goes on, a senior defense official said Friday. The new estimate, disclosed for the first time, […]
By Chris Brummitt THE ASSOCIATED PRESS On board the USS George Washington (AP) — A U.S. aircraft carrier group cruised through the disputed South China
BEIJING (AP) — A U.S. Senate resolution critical of Beijing’s actions in the South China Sea “doesn’t hold water” and its sponsors should promote peace in other ways, China said Tuesday.
Last Sunday, June 19, members of Seattle’s Vietnamese community protested against China, demanding that China stay out of Vietnam’s territory.
BEIJING (AP) — China demanded that Vietnam stop “all invasive activities” after accusing it of illegally entering its waters and endangering Chinese fishermen’s lives
BEIJING (AP) — The prime ministers of China and Vietnam pledged on Oct. 16 to handle border disputes between their countries peacefully, amid deep suspicion among some Vietnamese over Beijing’s intentions.