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In Chinese minister presence, Rajnath backs free, open SCSIndia stands for a free, open and inclusive Indo-Pacific and supports freedom of navigation in the South China Sea, said defence minister Rajnath Singh at a multilateral forum being attended by his..
Defence Minister Rajnath Singh extends support to freedom of navigation in South China SeaRajnath Singh has extended freedom of navigation in the South China Sea at the ASEAN Defence Ministers' Meeting Plus (ADMM-Plus).
China denies sending 'swarming and threatening' boats to disputed watersThe Philippines has complained of a "swarming and threatening presence" of Chinese boats in disputed waters in the South China Sea.
EAM Jaishankar pitches for connectivity from Arabian Sea to South China SeaIndia is working on a number of connectivity projects to connect North-East with East Asia like the India-Myanmar-Thailand Trilateral Highway.
Indian naval ship conducts 'passage exercise' with Vietnamese Navy in South China Sea
India, Vietnam navy teams to undertake Passage Exercise in South China SeaIndia and Vietnam have increased high-level engagement including defence engagement.
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East Asia Summit: India stresses on respecting territorial integrityIn an oblique message to China, India on Saturday expressed concern over “actions and incidents” that “erode” trust in the South China Sea, and underlined the importance of adhering to..
Modi and Asean call for adherence to international law in SCSAmid efforts to finalise a code of conduct for the contested South China Sea (SCS) waters, where several Asean nations remain embroiled in maritime boundary disputes with China, India joined Asean on..
PM Modi to co-chair virtual India-ASEAN summit today, Indo-Pacific key focus of discussionThe summit also comes amid Chinese aggression in the disputed South China Sea and in eastern Ladakh.
For 1st time in 3 years, 2+2 talks specifically mention South China Sea
Galwan clash aftermath: Indian Navy deployed frontline warship in South China SeaActing swiftly after the Galwan valley clash on June 15 in Eastern Ladakh, the Indian Navy sailed out its frontline warship for deployment in the South China Sea much to the displeasure of the Chinese..
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South China Sea: As China deploys bomber, Vietnam briefs India about deteriorating situation
Australia, China envoys to India spar over South China SeaOn Thursday, the Australian envoy in a readout of his meeting with foreign minister S Jaishankar said about the situation on the LAC, “Australia opposes any attempts to unilaterally alter the status..
Australian high commissioner criticises Chinese Ambassador to India for objecting to comments on South China Sea
US lawmakers pass legislation urging China to de-escalate situation with India along LACThe US House of Representatives has passed a bipartisan legislation, urging China to peacefully de-escalate the situation with India along the Line of Actual Control. The legislation on Tuesday came a..
In signal to China, Navy holds drill off Andaman and Nicobar IslandsThe Indian Navy is conducting a major exercise off the Andaman and Nicobar archipelago, in a clear display of strategic intent against China amid the ongoing military confrontation along the border in..
South China Sea part of global commons: IndiaResponding to questions on the security situation in South China Sea (SCS), the government on Thursday said its position had been clear and consistent that SCS was a part of global commons and India..
South China Sea part of global commons, firmly stand for freedom of navigation: India
US military to stand with India in conflict with China, indicates White House officialThe US military "will continue to stand strong” in relationship to a conflict between India and China or anywhere else, a top White House official has said, after the Navy deployed two aircraft..
36th ASEAN virtual summit focuses on coronavirus fund, South China Sea feudThe summit was supposed to be held on June 27-28
Philippine officials visit disputed South China Sea islandThe Philippines' defence minister and military officials have made a trip to a disputed South China Sea island just a few miles from a base built by China, a visit that could draw criticism from..
U.S. military commander says China pushing territorial claims under cover of coronavirusChina is using the coronavirus as a cover to push territorial claims in the South China Sea through a surge in naval activity meant to intimidate other countries that claim the waters, the commander of..
'Muscular' Chinese policy to have impact on its ties with India, other nations: US diplomatThe US is currently involved in a tense showdown with China on the issue of trade, the origins of the novel coronavirus pandemic, Beijing's new security crackdown in Hong Kong and the communist giant's..
US slams China’s ‘disturbing behaviour’ at India borderIn a sharp criticism of China over border tensions with India, the US on Wednesday described Beijing's actions as "disturbing behaviour" and said the skirmishes were a reminder of the threat China..
Chinese ship leaves Malaysian waters after month-long South China Sea standoffA Chinese survey ship that had been involved in a month-long standoff with a Malaysian oil exploration vessel in the South China Sea has left Malaysia's exclusive economic zone (EEZ), shipping data..
Beijing's aggressive South China Sea push amid pandemic worries India, USUnder cover of the coronavirus pandemic, China has ramped up its aggressive expansionism both in the South China Sea as well as raising concern not only among its smaller neighbours but India and US as..
Taiwan says Chinese carrier group has ended South China Sea missionTaiwan's Defence Ministry said on Thursday that a Chinese aircraft carrier group which this month sailed down Taiwan's east coast had ended its mission in the South China Sea on Wednesday.
China says certain U.S. politicians trying to interfere in South China Sea issueChina's Foreign Ministry said on Thursday certain U.S. politicians are trying to interfere in the South China Sea issue and such attempts are doomed to fail.
Malaysia calls for peaceful end to months-long South China Sea standoffMalaysia called on Thursday for disputes over the South China Sea to be resolved by peaceful means, amid a standoff between Chinese and Malaysian vessels that a U.S. think tank said had been going on..
Malaysia committed to safeguarding its interests in South China Sea: foreign ministerMalaysia remains committed to safeguarding its interests and rights in the South China Sea, Foreign Minister Hishammuddin Hussein said on Thursday, amid a standoff between Chinese and Malaysian vessels..
Australia joins U.S. ships in South China Sea amid rising tensionAn Australian frigate has joined three U.S. warships in the South China Sea near an area where a Chinese vessel is suspected to be exploring for oil, near waters also claimed by Vietnam and Malaysia,..
Two U.S. warships in South China Sea amid China-Malaysia standoffTwo U.S. warships are operating in the South China Sea, the Navy said on Tuesday, with three regional security sources saying they were near an area of a standoff between China and Malaysia.
China rattles sabres as world battles coronavirus pandemicChina is becoming increasingly assertive in the region as the coronavirus crisis eases on the mainland while raging elsewhere in the world, with a crackdown in Hong Kong and sabre-rattling around..
Vietnam protests Beijing's expansion in disputed South China SeaVietnam protested on Sunday at China saying it had established two administrative units on islands in the South China Sea, in Beijing's latest move to demonstrate its assertiveness in the disputed..
U.S. says China should stop 'bullying behaviour' in South China SeaThe United States called on China on Saturday to stop "bullying behaviour" in the South China Sea and said it was concerned by reports of China's "provocative actions" aimed at offshore oil and gas..
Chinese and Malaysian ships in South China Sea standoff: sourcesA Chinese government survey ship is tagging an exploration vessel operated by Malaysia's state oil company Petronas in disputed waters in the South China Sea, three regional security sources said on..
Chinese ship seen moving south near Malaysia amid rising South China Sea tensionsA Chinese government survey ship embroiled in a standoff with Vietnamese vessels moved south near Malaysia, shipping data showed Thursday, amid accusations that China is using the pandemic to assert..
Chinese ship back in waters off Vietnam amid coronavirus 'distraction'A Chinese ship embroiled in a standoff with Vietnamese vessels last year has returned to waters near Vietnam as the United States accused China of pushing its presence in the South China Sea while..
Chinese survey ship returns to Vietnam's exclusive economic zoneA Chinese survey ship that was embroiled in a standoff with Vietnamese vessels last year in the disputed South China Sea has returned to waters within Vietnam's Exclusive Economic Zone (EEZ), ship..
Focusing on dynamic response that is below threshold of all-out war: Army chiefSpeaking at a seminar on land warfare, the Army chief General M M Naravane said the airstrikes on Balakot demonstrated that if one is skilful, escalation does not always lead to war. The army chief..
Trade deal no panacea for rocky U.S. relations with ChinaFrom Huawei to the South China Sea, deep political rifts between Beijing and Washington are set to persist, despite a trade relations breakthrough, as the United States pushes back against an..
Indonesia asks Japan to invest in islands near waters disputed with ChinaIndonesia's President Joko Widodo on Friday asked Japan to step up investment in fisheries and energy in some of its South China Sea islands following a stand-off with China in waters that China claims..
Indonesian military says Chinese vessels left disputed watersIndonesia's military said on Thursday that Chinese coast guard vessels and fishing boats had left disputed waters in the western reaches of the South China Sea following a visit by President Joko..
Indonesia deploys fighter jets in stand-off with ChinaIndonesia's air force deployed four fighter jets to the South China Sea on Tuesday in a stand-off with Beijing after Jakarta protested over a Chinese violation of its exclusive economic zone.
Indonesia boosts patrols after Chinese boat 'trespasses' in its watersIndonesia has increased patrols around islands near the disputed South China Sea after a Chinese coast guard vessel "trespassed" into Indonesia's exclusive economic zone, authorities said on Friday.
Indonesia rejects China's claims over South China SeaIndonesia said on Wednesday it rejected China's claims over a disputed part of the South China Sea as "having no legal basis", after two days earlier protesting to Beijing over the presence of a..
Indonesia protests to China over border intrusion near South China SeaIndonesia said on Monday it had protested to Beijing over the presence of a Chinese coastguard vessel in its territorial waters near the disputed South China Sea, saying it marked a "violation of..
Beijing censures Malaysia over fresh South China Sea claimBeijing said on Tuesday it had protested against Kuala Lumpur filing a submission https://www.un.org/Depts/los/clcs_new/submissions_files/submission_mys_12_12_2019.html with the United Nations last..