South China Sea
Trump offers to mediate on South China Sea
U.S. President Donald Trump said on Sunday he was prepared to mediate between claimants to the South China Sea, where five countries contest China's sweeping claims to the busy waterway.
Mattis presses China on North Korea, South China Sea
The United States is encouraged by China's efforts to restrain North Korea but Washington will not accept Beijing's militarization of islands in the South China Sea, U.S. Defense Secretary James Mattis.
U.S. Defence Secretary says no need for 'dramatic' military moves in South China Sea
U.S. Defence Secretary Jim Mattis says he does not see any need for dramatic military moves in the South China Sea to contend with China's assertive behaviour after a meeting with his Japanese counterpart in Tokyo.