The Philippine government is taking "appropriate diplomatic action" to protect its claims in the South China Sea but did not elaborate or name China in a non-confrontational policy "to avoid drawbacks"
The Pentagon has criticized what it called China's "continued militarization" of island outposts in the disputed South China Sea, where the Chinese air force landed long-range bombers for the first time, putting entire Southeast Asia within their range
China's president is increasingly relying on friend and trusted adviser Wang Qishan to guide the country's foreign policy amid trade and territorial disputes with the U.S., Japan and others
This edition of the around-the-world Volvo Ocean Race is part of a larger race against time, a mission to curb the use of plastics and other products that litter the ocean and imperil marine life.
China says its first entirely home-built aircraft carrier has successfully completed five days of sea trials
The United Nations is forecasting that the global economy will expand by more than 3 percent this year and next year _ but it warns that increasing risks could trigger "a shock to investment and trade" and a sharp drop to 1.8 percent growth in 2019
A group of Chinese tourists wearing T-shirts depicting the country's territorial claims in the disputed South China Sea has sparked anger in Vietnam
U.S. clothing retailer Gap has apologized for selling T-shirts printed with a map of China that didn't include self-ruled Taiwan
Australia's prime minister has rejected a former diplomat's opinion that the country needs a new foreign minister to thaw relations with China