Latest "South China Sea" stories
Video shows Chinese fighter jet flying close to US aircraft
The U.S. military says a Chinese fighter jet flew aggressively close to a U.S. reconnaissance aircraft over the South China Sea.
By Lolita C. Baldor, The Associated Press
US signs new security pact with Papua New Guinea offsets China
U.S. officials said the agreement will help improve security cooperation, enhance Papua New Guinea’s defense capacity and increase regional stability.
Australia to provide surveillance drones to Philippines
Australian Foreign Minister Penny Wong also says her country is considering whether to take part in joint patrols in the disputed South China Sea.
US Army chief seeks closer security ties with Indonesia
Gen. James McConville met with Indonesia’s top defense official.
By Niniek Karmini, AP
Taiwan’s president hopes to deepen US security exchanges
Taiwan’s president met with ex-US national security adviser John Bolton, who may run for president in 2024, to discuss future cooperation on China.
By Ap Reports