A total of 12 Chinese-developed underwater gliders are carrying out scientific observations in the South China Sea and sending back real-time data, according to a briefing on the research vessel "Kexue" Saturday.
A project was launched Wednesday in China that will see researchers compile historical data obtained during expeditions to the South China Sea since the late 1950s.
China Wednesday vowed joint efforts with ASEAN countries to ensure the success of the China-ASEAN foreign ministers' meeting in August and promote peace and stability in the South China Sea.
Related parties in the South China Sea held their 14th senior officials' meeting last week, and a biannual bilateral consultation mechanism (BCM) between China and the Philippines was announced.
Following is the Joint Press Release for the First Meeting of the China-Philippines Bilateral Consultation Mechanism on the South China Sea issued on May 19 in Guiyang.
China on Tuesday said that the 14th Senior Officials' Meeting on the Implementation of the Declaration on the Conduct of Parties in the South China Sea (DOC) will be convened on Thursday in Guiyang in southwest China's Guizhou Province.
Op-ed on the Philippines' South China Sea arbitration farce.