HANOI (Reuters) - Vietnam's most powerful leader has called for greater unity among Southeast Asian states at a time the country has appeared increasingly isolated in challenging China's territorial claims in the South China Sea.
BEIJING (Reuters) - China's President Xi Jinping pledged to make concerted efforts with South Korea's President Moon Jae-in to properly address differences between the two countries, the official Xinhua news agency said on Thursday.
Typhoon Hato, a maximum category 10 storm, slammed into Hong Kong on Wednesday lashing the Asian financial hub with wind and rain that uprooted trees and forced most businesses to close, while in some places big waves flooded seaside streets. Show More Summary
More than three years after the disappearance of Malaysia Airlines Flight 370 over the South China Sea, the bulk of the doomed aircraft still hasn’t been found, and the mystery of what happened to it remains. What if it suddenly reappeared? Manifest,...Show More Summary
(NASA/Goddard Space Flight Center) NASA's Aqua satellite provided an infrared look at the Typhoon Hato as it continued to move toward China. Hato is strengthening as it heads toward landfall.
Dozens of people were injured and at least three dead after a powerful typhoon barrelled into Hong Kong and the nearby city of Macao before hitting China on Wednesday, reports said. Thousands were evacuated from their homes in southern...Show More Summary
In the wake of a tragic collision on Monday in the Strait of Malacca between a US Navy warship and a container vessel which has left 10 American sailors missing, Chinese state media has responded with a predictable lack of sympathy for its maritime rival, which it claims has behaved "arrogantly" and is becoming a danger to merchant vessels in the region. [ more › ]
A major advance in SQUIDs, quantum devices that measure magnetic fields, could allow China to detect submarines at longer range than anyone else
China recently deployed navy and coast guard ships in a cluster of uninhabited sandbars in the disputed South China Sea amid concerns that the Philippines may build structures on them, … Click to Continue »
BEIJING (AFP) - China on Monday renewed its call for the United States and South Korea to suspend joint military drills as the two nations began annual war games that have infuriated nuclear-armed Pyongyang. [ more › ]
There’s a plutonium arms race brewing in East Asia that could see China, Japan, and South Korea with the capability to make tens of thousands of nuclear weapons.
America’s angst about Chinese aggression in the South China Sea is overblown – and China knows it.
The remarks were made during General Joseph Dunford’s visit to Beijing to further military cooperation between the two countries.
For a handful of obvious reasons, now is an awkward time for the chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff to visit Beijing: the US recently installed a THAAD missile-defense shield in South Korea over China's objections. Tensions have been...Show More Summary
BEIJING/SEOUL, Aug 17 (Reuters) - The United States and South Korea will go ahead with joint military drills next week, the top U.S. military official said on Thursday, resisting pressure from North Korea and its ally China to halt the contentious exercises. Read more... Permalink | Email this | Linking Blogs | Comments
BEIJING (Reuters) - The "wrong" actions of the United States on Taiwan, its South China Sea patrols and deployment of an advanced anti-missile system in South Korea have had a large, negative influence on military trust, a senior Chinese officer said on Thursday.
STATUS QUO IN THE SOUTH CHINA SEA?: China has assured the Philippines it will not occupy new features or territory in the South China Sea, under a new “status quo” brokered by Manila as both sides try to strengthen their relations, the Philippine defense minister said. Philippine Foreign Secretary Alan Peter Cayetano also said the […]
By Manuel Mogato MANILA (Reuters) - China has assured the Philippines it will not occupy new features or territory in the South China Sea, under a new "status quo" brokered by Manila as both sides try to strengthen their relations, the Philippine defense minister said. Show More Summary
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China has assured the Philippines it will not occupy new features or territory in the South China Sea, under a new "status quo" brokered by Manila as both sides try to strengthen their relations, the Philippine defence minister said. Philippine…