NOBEL PEACE PRIZE UPDATE: U.S. Navy Prepares Confrontation in the South China Sea. The United States is preparing to maneuver naval warships and aircraft close to China’s artificial islands in the South China Sea, in what would be the Obama Administration’s toughest response yet to Beijing. Reportedly, the White House is readying plans to send […]
SHANGHAI (Reuters) - Coastal provinces in southern China braced for a typhoon set to hit the country on Sunday, with authorities ordering fishing fleets to stay ashore and cancelling flights and rail services.
My father came to the U.S. from South Vietnam. My mom was from China. Me? I'm born here. That makes me second generation American, which leads to my pet peeve. It's EVIL when people say I'm "first-generation American." Let's be logical. Show More Summary
Sophie Boisseau du Rocher Security, Asia The evidence shows that China uses its scientific and military prowess in a synchronous timing to dissuade rivals, give credibility to its arguments and secure its regional space and supply routes. Publications...Show More Summary
While casting no light on yesterday’s kerfuffle over fresh search strategy talks in China, the delayed MH370 update has eliminated the first of two sets of objects of potential interest on the floor of the south Indian Ocean after a closer look. This contact of possible interest (below) was made by towed side scanning sonar [...]
Lebanon’s national basketball team beat Jordan 80-76 Tuesday, allowing it to move ahead to the quarter final of the 2015 FIBA Asian championship. The key players in the game, which was hosted in Chansha, south central China, were Jay Youngblood, Amir Saoud and Mohammad Haidar, with Saoud scoring 20 points and four rebounds. Lebanon has […]
One issue very close to the surface in the discussions this week between the Obama and visiting Chinese President Xi Jinpin is the ongoing disputes over China’s claims in the South China Sea. The resolution of this major diplomatic disagreement has significant ramifications for investors in China as well as globally.
China is becoming an essential market for game companies, as it has become the world’s largest gaming market. South Korea, Japan, and the rest of Asia are also strategic regions. But how do you crack into it? We’ll explore that topic with our breakout session entitled Cracking the Asian Market at our GamesBeat 2015 event, located […]
The U.S. and China completed an agreement Friday on military air and naval encounters, but it is unclear how it would apply to disputed islands in the South China Sea.
Despite US President Barack Obama’s warning thatthe land reclamation work in the strategically important South China Sea would affect peaceful
Satellite imagery shows that China has completed construction on a main runway on a Fiery Cross Reef in the South China Sea.
China does not intend to militarize the Nansha Islands in the South China Sea and will remain committed to keeping peace and stability in the region, Chinese President Xi Jinping said on Friday.
President Obama and China’s President Xi Jinping made an implicit trade-off in their White House summit that may or may not ease tensions at two of Asia’s worst trouble spots, North Korea and the South China Sea. The U.S. side of the bargain, in language you won’t see in any formal [...]
Madonna has been playing to packed houses on every stop of her Rebel Heart Tour. And it looks like she’ll be playing to packed houses when she plays Hong Kong early next year. South China Morning Post has the news. “All tickets for Madonna’s debut concert in Hong Kong on February 17 sold out within... Show More Summary
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. President Barack Obama expressed concerns about Chinese militarization of artificial islands in the South China Sea to China's President Xi Jinping on Friday, but Xi denied any plan to establish military strongholds there.
China has completed a 10,000 foot runway on a reclaimed island in the South China Sea, according to a new round of satellite photos released Friday.The completed runway on Fiery Cross Reef could soon be operational and accelerate additional...Show More Summary
SUBIC BAY, Philippines (Reuters) - Plans to renovate an air base near Manila, enabling Philippine fighter jets to respond quickly to any Chinese moves in the disputed South China Sea, may face delays due to a spending ban before general elections, a senior official said on Friday.
BEIJING -- The South China Sea has become a primary issue for China-U.S. relations, evident in the fierce and intense struggles over China's land reclamation in the waters near the Nansha Islands [the Chinese name for the Spratly Islands -- ed.], with some voices in both countries calling for military solutions. Show More Summary
BEIJING (Reuters) - China said on Thursday it will host defense ministers from the Association of South East Asian Nations (ASEAN) next month, amid tension between some of its members and China over the disputed South China Sea.
Back in August, a filing at China's FCC counterpart (TENAA) revealed one of LG's upcoming devices: one that apparently features a secondary display on top, next to its camera. Now, the South Korean company has released a video teaser indicating that the device will be officially launched on October 1st, 2015. Show More Summary