ASEAN summit: Narendra Modi pitches for convergence of approach to ensure free, open and rules-based Indo-Pacific
In the summit, Modi announced a contribution of $1 million to COVID-19 ASEAN Response Fund and stressed on leveraging strong ties between the two sides in the battle against the pandemic
70 years of Communist China: Rise of Xi Jinping as a personality cult worrisome; ruthless suppression of dissent signals an autocratic State
Xi Jinping personally heads the central commissions on finance, foreign affairs, military affairs, national security, internet policing and, since last year, the one on reform, under a commission interestingly named as of “comprehensively deepening reforms”.
India and China held their second maritime security dialogue in Beijing during which the Indian side elaborated on its vision for the Indo-Pacific region as articulated in prime minister Modi's keynote address at this year's Shangri-La Dialogue
Sikkim standoff: Australian foreign minister Julia Bishop calls for peaceful resolution of border row
Bishop called for a peaceful resolution of the Sikkim standoff between China and India, an issue which she discussed during her meetings with Narendra Modi
Neeru Chadha becomes first Indian woman to be member of International Tribunal for the Law of the Sea
International law expert Neeru Chadha has won a crucial election to a top UN judicial body that deals with disputes related to the law of the sea
Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Spanish president Mariano Rajoy on Wednesday stressed the importance of resolving the disputes in the strategic South China Sea in accordance with the universally recognised principles of international law, a statement that could anger China.
Closer maritime cooperation between India and Indonesia is the key takeaway from President Joko Widodo first visit to Delhi.
Terming sea lanes passing through the strategic South China Sea as the "main arteries" of global trade, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Thursday said India supports freedom of navigation as he sought "utmost respect" for international law, amid China's muscle flexing in the region.
Can China be allowed to get away by not abiding by the convention that she voluntarily signed and ratified?
China's Supreme Court issued a regulation reaffirming the country's jurisdiction over South China Sea warning foreigners of criminal liability for violations of its sovereignty.
The Philippines' top diplomat said Tuesday he has rejected a Chinese government offer to hold talks "outside of and in disregard" of an international tribunal's ruling last week that debunked Beijing's claim to ownership of virtually the entire South China Sea.
The Philippine Coast Guard conducted a joint maritime exercise with the Japan Coast Guard in the vicinity of Manila Bay a day after Hague ruling.
Preempting a less-than-positive ruling from the PCA, China had been preparing a white paper titled China Adheres to the Position of Settling Through Negotiation the Relevant Disputes Between China and the Philippines in the South China Sea, which was promptly issued by the State Council Information Office on Wednesday morning
After China's refusal to adhere to the Hague-based PCA's ruling on the South China Sea, the region can expect more turbulence with Beijing perhaps prepared to even cross the red line.
China's territorial sovereignty and maritime rights and interests in the South China Sea shall under no circumstances be affected by the awards of the Arbitral Tribunal , Beijing said in a strong response.
China has used a textbook example of its tactic of ‘manufacturing history’ to claim almost the entire sea as, in effect, a Chinese lake. They produced some maps in which there is a feature called the “nine-dash” line, which they claim is the maritime boundary.
Philippine activists on Tuesday protested outside the Chinese Embassy ahead of the South China Sea verdict by an international court.
An arbitration court in The Hague will rule on the South China Sea dispute on Tuesday even as China has boycotted the hearings.
Lu said that as recovery of the world economy remains weak, the G7 bloc should have focused on global economic governance and cooperation rather than hyping up the disputes.
Italy and India have been ordered by a UN tribunal to stop all court proceedings on the two Italian marines accused of killing Indian fishermen in 2012.