The United States has developed a penchant for stoking tensions in the South China Sea on the occasion of the annual series of Southeast Asia meetings in recent years.
Chinese Premier Li Keqiang on Nov 4 attended the 14th East Asia Summit (EAS) in Bangkok, calling for efforts from all parties to keep East Asian cooperation on the right track.
Meddling in cooperations of East Asian countries has become "a routine" of some countries and what they did is neither constructive nor responsible, and will not win popularity, a senior Chinese diplomat told reporters on Nov 4.
China and Thailand on Tuesday said they will further enhance cooperation in multilateral mechanisms and join hands to cope with growing protectionism to push forward a more open and balanced world economy.
The South China Sea Tsunami Advisory Center (SCSTAC) started full operation on Tuesday, providing service for nine nations.
China and the Association of Southeast Asian Nations have the will, capacity and confidence to jointly safeguard the peace and stability of the South China Sea, a senior official said on Nov 4.
Chinese Premier Li Keqiang on Nov 3 called on China and ASEAN to uphold multilateralism and free trade, resist risks and realize common development at the 22nd China-ASEAN (10+1) leaders' meeting in Bangkok.