A foreign ministers meeting on Tuesday between China and the Association of Southeast Asian Nations will be a good opportunity to dispel doubts about China and ease tension in the South China Sea, experts said.
The Philippines' unilateral move to seek arbitration over the South China Sea disputes will hurt the prospect of resolving the issue peacefully through negotiations, a US expert told Xinhua in an interview.
UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon on Saturday condemned an "appalling" deadly terrorist attack near a shrine in a Damascus suburb in Syria, reportedly killing several civilians, including women and children.
Philippine diplomats urge incoming gov't to conduct bilateral talks with China over South China Sea dispute
One Chinese rescue team constructed 16 settlements for Sri Lankan during their 9-day-visit here to help local people affected by serious floods and landslides, an official of Chinese Red Cross relief and rescue team said here on Friday.