South China Sea

455 species of fish are critically endangered, according to the International Union for Conservation of Nature ©123RF
Are global fish stocks on the brink of collapse?
China lays claim to a large swath of the South China Sea ©Xinhua News Agency/PA Images
China calls for code of conduct in South China Sea
Saigon Port is one of the world's busiest container ports ©Getty Images
In the spotlight: Vietnam
China launched a new aircraft carrier as a show of military strength but still struggles with its soft power policies © PA Images
China's soft power dealt with a heavy hand
China sailed its aircraft carrier past Taiwan today, causing it to scramble its aircraft Reuters reported ©Taisheng/Color China Photo/AP Images
Common interest in maritime peace, says China