alt-(Channel NewsAsia 6/2) 'Mutually-agreed timeline' for conclusion of South China Sea Code of Conduct: ASEAN ministers: Singapore’s Foreign Minister Vivian Balakrishnan said this on Tuesday as he hosted his counterparts from across the region for the ASEAN Foreign Ministers’ Retreat.

-(New Strait Times 6/2) Freedom of navigation in South China Sea: The rule of law should be the approach of choice in maintaining international order and to safeguard the region’s economic imperatives, political sovereignty and national interests.