The South China Sea, whose stability highly concerns countries in the region, has been largely at peace. This hard-won balance should not be broken by any country in any name.
China's international tsunami warning center has opened, serving countries bordering on the South China Sea, oceanic officials announced Thursday.
Chinese Navy and telecommunication corporations are cooperating to upgrade the communication systems on some South China Sea islands and reefs, the official People's Liberation Army (PLA) Daily reported Friday.
China's Ministry of National Defense has told the United States not to "cause trouble out of nothing," and to respect the sovereignty of China.
A Chinese Foreign Ministry spokesperson Saturday vowed "necessary measures" will be undertaken to safeguard the country's sovereignty after a US warship entered waters surrounding Huangyan Island in the South China Sea.
The English-language edition of the China Nanhai website (en.thesouthchinasea.org.cn) went online recently with rich content related to the South China Sea.
The decision by China and the Association of Souheast Asian Nations (ASEAN) to start consultations on the text of the Code of Conduct (COC) in the South China Sea would help reduce miscalculation and misunderstanding among relevant parties, Philippine defense chief said on Friday.