China and the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) have reaffirmed their commitment to long-term peace and stability in the South China Sea as they announced to start negotiating on the details of a code of conduct in the area.
China and Southeast Asian countries are now at a new starting point to jointly build a sea of peace, stability and prosperity, following significant progress in consultations on the Code of Conduct (COC) in the South China Sea.
China and the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) announced to start the consultations on the text of the Code of Conduct (COC) in the South China Sea here on Monday.
Chinese scientists have discovered two sites of gas hydrates, or combustible ice, which are exposed on the sea floor in the South China Sea.
The following is a selection of remarks on maintaining peace in the South China Sea made by Chinese President Xi Jinping and a former state councilor.
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Fishermen carry fresh sea fish in the Tanmen port in Qionghai City, south China's Hainan Province, Aug. 17, 2017. The fishing season of the South China Sea started on Wednesday after this summer's fishing ban.