[TOKYO] Japan has carried out its first submarine drill in the South China Sea, a newspaper said Monday, a move that could provoke Beijing which claims most of the disputed waters.

[SYDNEY] Australia will invest A$7 billion (S$7.1 billion) to develop and buy high-tech US drones for joint military operations and to monitor waters including the South China Sea, it said on Tuesday.

[ABOARD A US MILITARY AIRCRAFT] United States Defence Secretary Jim Mattis vowed Tuesday that the US would keep confronting China over its territorial claims in the South China Sea, where Beijing has...

[WASHINGTON] The Pentagon has pulled its invitation for China to join maritime exercises in the Pacific because of Beijing's "continued militarisation" of the South China Sea, an...

[BEIJING] Beijing reasserted its right on Thursday to build "defence" facilities in the disputed South China Sea, but declined to confirm reports it had installed new missiles on artificial...

[WASHINGTON] China has installed anti-ship cruise missiles and surface-to-air missile systems on three of its outposts in the South China Sea, US news network CNBC reported on Wednesday, citing...

[BEIJING] A flotilla of Chinese naval vessels held a "live combat drill" in the East China Sea, state media reported early Tuesday, the latest show of force by Beijing's burgeoning...

[DANANG, Vietnam] A US aircraft carrier arrived in Vietnam on Monday for the first time since the end of the war, as the former foes bolster military ties in the face of Beijing's build-up in...