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Stories with place: East China Sea
  • US, Philippines start combat drills amid Chinese reclamation story has photos
    Updated: Apr-20-15 9:37 am

    MANILA, Philippines - More than 11,500 American and Filipino military personnel launched one of their largest annual combat exercises Monday amid growing alarm over massive land reclamation by China in disputed South China Sea territories.

  • Japan scrambling warplanes as often as during Cold War era story has photos
    Updated: Apr-15-15 11:32 am

    TOKYO - Japan's government said Wednesday that the number of scrambles by the country's warplanes has surged in recent years to levels nearly matching the Cold War era amid growing activity by China and Russia in the region.