The UN Security Council on Wednesday expressed "strong concerns and opposition" to Pyongyang's launch of two suspected missiles, saying that the Wednesday launch is "in violation of" all relevant council resolutions.
An arbitration tribunal would be wrong to decide in the Philippines' favor over claims it has brought unilaterally against China regarding South China Sea issues, according to a professor at Oxford University.
China is willing to push its bilateral ties with the Philippines back to healthy development with the new government, after the Philippine president-elect said on Tuesday that the country's territorial dispute with China in the South China Sea is no reason to go to war with China.
The Repubic of Korea (ROK)’s presidential office said on Wednesday it will hold a national security meeting to discuss the Democratic People’s Republic of Korea's latest missile launches, soon after Pyongyang launched two intermediate-range missiles.
The Democratic People's Republic of Korea (DPRK) on Wednesday fired the sixth suspected Musudan intermediate-range ballistic missile, the second in the day, after the fifth test-launched had failed, Yonhap news agency reported citing military authorities.
Manipulation of opinion by the United States and its allies lies behind the arbitration being sought unilaterally by the Philippines against China on South China Sea issues, according to a British legal expert.