Bonnie S. Glaser South China Sea, Asia-Pacific "The first time that the Chinese government has officially acknowledged that its land reclamation activity is intended at least in part for military purposes." Growing international criticism...Show More Summary
Richard Javad Heydarian South China Sea, Asia-Pacific "South China Sea claimant states should begin to seriously discuss necessary measures to address the brewing environmental crisis, which will affect the livelihood of tens of millions...Show More Summary
Avengers: Age of Ultron, the much anticipated sequel to Marvel’s 2012 smash hit, The Avengers, broke the single-day Hong Kong local box office records, according to the South China Morning Post. Age of Ultron’s$9,611,044 opening dayShow More Summary
After spending billions of dollars on a mammoth project to transfer water from China’s wet south to the parched north, the central government is facing a problem: Many cities aren’t using the water.
A Chinese warship stationed near a reclaimed reef in a disputed part of the South China Sea aimed a "powerful light" at a Philippine military plane on a maritime patrol,
Hussain Nadim China, South Asia Explained: Why China's mega investment in Pakistan is a big deal. The China-Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC) is nothing short of a “fate changer,” said Pakistani Federal Minister Ahsan Iqbal, the man behind the historic project. Show More Summary
Who would have thought that the primary challenge to "Western Capitalism" would come from the Chinese and their quest to bring African (and South American) nations onto their "team"? I wish that I had access to the various South African...Show More Summary
KUALA LUMPUR/MANILA (Reuters) - Malaysia is steering clear of criticizing China's actions in the South China Sea at a meeting of Southeast Asian leaders next week, a draft end-statement seen by Reuters shows, despite a push by the Philippines to denounce Beijing's reclamation work.
A senior researcher at the state-run China Institute of International Studies has warned that if a US THAAD battery is placed in South Korea, China will take counter measures.
According to media reports, Philippine plane was fired upon over a Chinese-controlled area of the disputed Spratly Island.
Prime Minister Shinzo Abe will be sending legislation to Japanese Parliament next month that would expand the role of the country’s Self-Defense Forces, and may subsequently lead to Tokyo’s deeper involvement in the South China Sea dispute.
China on Wednesday defended the actions of its vessels in the disputed South China Sea after the Philippines accused China's coast guard of using water cannon on
BEIJING (Reuters) - China on Wednesday defended the actions of its vessels in the disputed South China Sea after the Philippines accused China's coast guard of using water cannon on Philippine fishing boats and urged Manila to increase its "education" of its fishermen.
The week in clean energy saw China reach 33GW of solar and start work on a 2GW plants, Japan's pipeline ballooned to a potential 72GW and SunEdison among the winners in South Africa's 1.1GW fourth auction.
TOKYO (Reuters) - Prime Minister Shinzo Abe's plans to expand Japan's non-combat role in armed conflicts beyond "areas around Japan" could see Tokyo becoming dragged into action in the South China Sea in support of U.S. forces, government and ruling party sources say.
A remote archipelago in the South China Sea has come under an extraordinary amount of scrutiny lately. Here, China is building up small reefs and atolls into whole artificial islands—all in hotly disputed territory. In the clearest sign yet of its military intentions, one of those islands now has an airstrip. Read more...
Up to $37 billion of that money will go toward the South Asian nation's electricity grid. But as NPR's Philip Reeves reports the challenge now is to make the projects happen.
STANAVFORLANT in 1982 U.S. Strategists, senior military officers and diplomats continue to struggle with China’s apparent “salami slicing” strategy in the East and South China Seas. The Chinese have utilized a unique combination of military...Show More Summary
Robert Downey Jr. and Mark Ruffalo storm China and South Korea alongside director Joss Whedon and co-star Chris Evans, to promote the premiere of 'Age of Ultron.'
Philippine President Benigno Aquino has announced that it was actually Vietnam who instigated the new 'strategic partnership' currently being negotiated between the two states to counter what Aquino described as China's 'massive reclamation activities' in the South China Sea. [ more › ]