China urges Japan to properly settle Chinese forced laborers issue

2016-06-02 10:10:33

China urged Japan to properly deal with the issue of Chinese forced laborers in World War II as Mitsubishi Materials Corp. has offered to apologize and compensate nearly 4,000 Chinese victims.

UN Security Council slams failed DPRK ballistic missile launches

2016-06-02 08:57:06

The UN Security Council on Wednesday "strongly condemned" the most recent failed ballistic missile launches of the Democratic People's Republic of Korea (DPRK).

US likely to raise pressure, observers say

2016-06-02 02:02:48

With the Shangri-La Dialogue set to begin on Friday, observers predicted that Washington will try to further pressure and isolate China on maritime issues.

China hopes Philippines' new government choose dialogue on sea disputes

2016-06-01 19:01:36

China hopes the Philippines' new government can return to dialogue with China to resolve the South China Sea disputes, a spokesperson said Wednesday.

Xi tells DPRK delegation peninsula stance is clear

2016-06-01 17:47:36

President Xi Jinping told a rare high-level delegation from the Democratic People's Republic of Korea on Wednesday that China's stance on the Korean Peninsula is consistent and clear.

Chinese embassy rejects U.S. paper's account of military air encounter over S. China

2016-06-01 17:05:50

The Chinese Embassy in Washington on Tuesday rejected the New York Times' account about a recent air encounter between Chinese and US military planes over the South China Sea.

Manila's smear attempts can't change historical records

2016-05-26 07:48:17

The South China Sea arbitration case initiated by the Philippines in 2013 is being watched closely by the international community as the court's ruling may be announced before the end of June.

Philippines' arbitration case built on false pretext

2016-05-25 07:56:45

In its compulsory arbitration proceedings with respect to its disputes with China in the South China Sea, the Philippines has accused China of interfering in the Philippines exercising sovereignty and jurisdiction in its territorial waters. The Philippines claims that the region extending 200 nautical miles from its coast, except the 12-nautical miles of high-tide land, is its exclusive economic zone and continental shelf.

Philippines' partition a provocation under a legal cloak

2016-05-24 08:24:39

The unilateral arbitration case forcibly pushed forward by the Philippines is a provocation against China under a legal cloak. Essentially, it is not aimed at resolving the country's territorial disputes with China, but a naked attempt to repudiate China's territorial sovereignty and maritime rights and interests in the South China Sea.

Manila pretending to be blind to historical facts

2016-05-23 08:30:23

The Philippines has initiated arbitration proceedings on the South China Sea through the United Nations Permanent Court of Arbitration. Its No.1 and No.2 arbitration requests are to let the court rule that China's historical rights in the "nine-dash line" area of the South China Sea are against the UN Convention on the Law of the Sea, which was concluded in 1982, so as to deny the legality of China's interests.

129 freed Myanmar fishermen brought back from India

2016-06-01 10:54:58

A total of 129 out of 249 Myanmar fishermen, who had served their prison terms in India after being detained for illegally entering that country's territorial waters, have been released and brought back home.

Green diamond sells for $16.8 million, sets auction record

2016-06-01 09:45:21

A green diamond was sold for $16.8 million at a Hong Kong auction on Tuesday, setting two world records.