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US sets more patrols in waters disputed with China: report - The Hill

U.S. Pacific Command (PACOM) is gearing up for more regular naval patrols in the South China Sea, a move that is likely to further complicate relations between the U.S. and China. The Wall Street Journal reported Friday that the Pentagon has set a ...and more »

Vietnam protests over Chinese military drills in South China Sea - Asahi Shimbun

HANOI--Vietnam on Thursday opposed what it said was a Chinese announcement of military exercises in the disputed South China Sea, amid rising tension between the neighboring countries. Vietnam did not give any details of when it said the announcement ...and more »

Toasting Friendship: India-Vietnam relations experience strong tailwinds - Times of India (blog)

At a gala event marking the National Day of Vietnam here in Delhi, there was a buzz in the air about Indo-Vietnamese cooperation. There's no denying the fact that New Delhi and Hanoi have moved perceptibly closer in the last few years. This has been ...and more »

Narendra Modi Stands Firm As China Stands Down Over Doklam - Forbes

Douglas Bulloch , Contributor I write about the political economy of China and its major industries Opinions expressed by Forbes Contributors are their own. India's Prime Minister Narendra Modi (left) takes the measure of his ancient rivals back in May ...and more »

US 'planning more regular' South China Sea patrols - South China Morning Post

The Pentagon is planning to conduct more regular patrols in the South China Sea – as many as two to three a month – to assert freedom of navigation in disputed waters claimed by China, The Wall Street Journal reported on Saturday. The report said the ...and more »

The United States Has Not Lost the South China Sea - The Diplomat

The last two months saw an uptick in tensions in the South China Sea (SCS) following a period of relative calm since the arbitral tribunal at the Hague handed down its historic and sweeping award on maritime entitlements in the SCS, overwhelmingly ...and more »

US Navy to conduct regular naval patrols in South China Sea - Washington Examiner

The Pentagon is now scheduling naval patrols in the South China Sea in order to establish a more prominent presence in the region as relations between the U.S. and China become more tense. This naval patrol schedule is unprecedented and departs from ...and more »

Washington to Escalate US Navy Patrols in the South China Sea, Angering Beijing - Sputnik International

By intensifying its military presence in waters claimed by China, the US is increasing the likelihood of a regional arms race, according to reports. As relations between Washington and Beijing continue to degenerate, an announcement by the Pentagon to ...and more »

Hanoi Objects to Annual Chinese Military Drills in South China Sea - Sputnik International

Beijing on Friday urged calm as Hanoi expressed frustration at China's military drills in the South China Sea. The most recent disagreement over the contested water way has pushed tensions between the neighboring countries to their highest levels in ...and more »

Vietnam protests over Chinese military drill in South China Sea - ABS-CBN News

FILE PHOTO: An aerial view of Southwest Cay, also known as Pugad Island, controlled by Vietnam and part of the Spratly Islands in the disputed South China Sea, April 21, 2017. Francis Malasig/Pool/Reuters. Vietnam on Friday opposed what it called a ...and more »