S.Korea rejects DPRK's offer to hold meeting of parties, organizations

2016-06-28 15:46:34

South Korea on Tuesday rejected the Democratic People's Republic of Korea (DPRK)'s proposal to hold a meeting of political parties and social organizations from the two Koreas around August 15 marking the 71st anniversary of the Korean peninsula's liberation from Japan's 1910-45 colonial rule.

Former ICJ judges call for peaceful negotiation to solve South China Sea disputes

2016-06-28 15:21:33

Peaceful negotiation is the best solution to the disputes between China and the Philippines over the South China Sea, given the historical background and the complexity of the issue.

China, Vietnam hold 9th meeting of steering committee on cooperation

2016-06-28 13:46:47

The ninth meeting of China-Vietnam steering committee on cooperation was held Monday in Vietnam's capital Hanoi under the co-chair of Chinese State Councilor Yang Jiechi and Vietnamese Deputy Prime Minister and Foreign Minister Pham Binh Minh.

China does not accept arbitration on South China Sea issue: ambassador

2016-06-28 10:57:38

In an op-ed recently carried by the French daily Le Figaro, Chinese Ambassador to France Zhai Jun has reiterated the country's stance that China does not accept the arbitration on the South China Sea issue.

Okinawa protests fresh drunk driving case of US base worker

2016-06-28 10:44:22

The Okinawa prefecture lodged a fresh protest Monday to the US military over a case of DUI committed by a US Base worker a day earlier.

Arbitration not answer to S. China Sea disputes: experts

2016-06-28 09:13:53

The disputes over the South China Sea between China and the Philippines are not appropriate for a judicial settlement or arbitration.

Experts issue call for Manila to negotiate

2016-06-28 03:42:54

Experts in international law from around the world have urged the Philippines to return to the negotiating table with China to solve the South China Sea issue in a reasoned and peaceful manner.

China, Vietnam stress friendship

2016-06-28 03:08:17

High-ranking officials of China and Vietnam agreed on Monday to effectively control the maritime situation and research and discuss joint development in the South China Sea.

Quotable quotes on South China Sea issue: Tribunal's arbitration not legally binding

2016-06-27 09:12:29

It is widely believed that the verdict on the arbitration case against China over South China Sea disputes unilaterally filed by the Philippines will not be legally binding.

Bilateral talks best option to solve South China Sea dispute

2016-06-27 10:06:01

"Bilateral agreement is the best solution" for resolving the dispute in the South China Sea, Spanish political scientist and PhD in Intercultural Studies Marc Selgas Cors said in a recent interview with Xinhua.

Intl experts question proceedings of South China Sea arbitration

2016-06-27 16:48:50

A group of experts on international law voiced their doubts and concerns on Sunday over the South China Sea arbitration, warning the proceedings of the case are questionable.

South China Sea tribunal has no legal validity

2016-06-27 15:21:21

Any verdict by the Arbitral Tribunal on the South China Sea will be of no legal validity, a host of veteran law experts said on Sunday.