Chinese Shandong aircraft carrier formation recently carried out training in the South China Sea, said Gao Xiucheng, a PLA Navy spokesperson.
The South China Sea branch of China Coast Guard on Friday announced that a three-and-half-month fishing moratorium will start Saturday noon in the waters north to 12 degrees north latitude of the sea.
Security risks in the South China Sea mainly come from outside the region, a spokesperson of the Chinese Mission to the European Union (EU) said Saturday, urging the EU to stop sowing discord.
The United States is planning to conduct more intensive military maneuvers in the South China Sea either alone or in collaboration with its regional allies.
China urged the Philippines on Tuesday to stop hyping up Chinese fishing boats sheltering from the wind at Niu'e reef so as to avoid any negative effect on bilateral ties as well as to preserve peace and stability in the South China Sea.
A Chinese military spokesperson on Thursday urged certain members of the North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO) to stop stirring up troubles in the South China Sea.
Chinese Foreign Ministry spokesperson Hua Chunying on Thursday refuted U.S. allegations of militarizing the South China Sea and undermining the international system.