An opinion piece in the South China Morning Post suggests that Cathay Pacific's ownership dump the airline "while it still holds valuable assets like landing slots, a decent cargo business and maintenance facilities." They're eroding...Show More Summary
The Asia Maritime Transparency Initiative (AMTI) said the work on Fiery Cross, Subi and Mischief Reefs in the Spratly Islands included naval, air, radar and defensive facilities.
BEIJING (AP) — A report from a U.S. think tank says China has nearly completed construction work on three man-made islands in the South China Sea, giving it the ability to deploy combat aircraft and other military assets to the disputed region.
Dan Southerland Security, Asia And it does not involved any fake islands or missiles. China will soon host a dialogue with Southeast Asian nations aimed at managing tensions in the South China Sea. But it’s not clear whether the talks...Show More Summary
By David Brunnstrom WASHINGTON (Reuters) - China appears to have largely completed major construction of military infrastructure on artificial islands it has built in the South China Sea and can now deploy combat planes and other military hardware there at any time, a U.S. Show More Summary
A Beijing court has overturned a previous decision that Apple’s iPhone 6 and 6 Plus infringed on the patent rights of Chinese company Baili, the South China Morning Post reports. Last May the Beijing Intellectual Property Office ruled...Show More Summary
Some thoughts on the possibility of arms control in the Indo-Pac: In the National Interest, Thomas Mitchell proposes a new Washington Naval Treaty to arrest the arms race in and around the South China Sea. Mitchell argues that a carefully calibrated treaty could reduce tensions across the region by eliminating security dilemma dynamics (the security […]
Tuesday’s matches All times are Eastern World Cup qualifier unless otherwise noted 5 a.m.: Australia vs. United Arab Emirates WatchESPN, ESPN3.com 7 a.m.: South Korea vs. Syria WatchESPN, ESPN3.com 8 a.m.: Iran vs. China WatchESPN, ESPN3.com Noon: Friendly, Russia vs. Show More Summary
Kyle Mizokami Security, Eurasia The history of the missile China loves to hate. The antiballistic missile that promises to defend South Korea from North Korean nukes has its origins in a Cold War requirement to defend U.S. forces from Soviet tactical missiles. Show More Summary
A look at recent developments in the South China Sea, where China is pitted against smaller neighbors in multiple disputes over islands, coral reefs and lagoons in waters crucial for … Click to Continue »
as reported by tmr last month, china’s geely (parent company of volvo) was interested in purchasing malaysian brand proton (which in turn owns british sports car specialist lotus cars). however the south china morning post reports geely president an conghui has confirmed the company is walking away from that plan. Show More Summary
Beijing (AFP) – China’s fledgling revival under Marcello Lippi will be tested by Asia’s top team Iran in World Cup qualifying on Tuesday, while Australia need to return to winning ways when they play UAE. China shocked South Korea 1-0...Show More Summary
At least 18-people were injured Saturday in Hong Kong when a 150-foot-long escalator suddenly stopped and reversed, speeding up as it sent shoppers tumbling, the South China Morning Post reports. The escalator travels between the fourth and eighth floors of the shopping mall at Langham Place; it's one of the...
A Beijing court has overturned a 2016 ruling that Apple's iPhone 6 violated a Chinese manufacturer's patent, which saw intellectual property regulators attempt to bar sale of the phone in the country (via South China Morning Post). Last...Show More Summary
Chinese Premier Li Keqiang also said his country is not militarizing the South China Sea.
Grant Newsham Security, Asia It has more to do with alliances than missiles. Chinese opposition to South Korea’s deployment of the THAAD missile defense system is less about missiles than about an ongoing effort to weaken—and ideally...Show More Summary
At a time when Taiwan is caught in a tiff with its big brother China, the country has come up with innovative measures to motivate its military. Thanks to South Korean stars Song Joong-ki and Song Hye-kyo, whose military drama Descendants...Show More Summary
When the South China Morning Post ran a series of articles in 1986 chronicling the rise in teen pregnancies and the growing trend of young women aborting their babies in many of those cases, a young mother of six—soon to be seven—decided to do something to help. Thirty years later and now with her daughter, […]
BEIJING (AP) — China is not building an environmental monitoring station on a disputed South China Sea shoal, the foreign ministry said Wednesday, apparently denying remarks made by a local official last week.
China has drawn criticism for large-scale building in the South China Sea.