Robbin Laird, Ed Timperlake Air Power, Air Force, Flight Testing, Tankers, Australia, Asia-Pacific, Australia, China, South Pacific This new RAAF capability provides the Australian Defence Force and the Australian political leaders with...Show More Summary
Good morning! The US Treasury Department put China, Japan, Germany, Taiwan, and South Korea on a currency "Monitoring List," last Friday. "China, Japan, Germany, and Korea are identified as a result of a material current account surplus combined with a significant bilateral trade surplus with the United States. Show More Summary
India will join US and Japan conduct joint naval exercises in the northern waters of the Philippine Sea, an area close to the East and South China Seas where Beijing
Systematic description of putative animal fossils from the early Ediacaran Lantian Formation of South ChinaAuthors:Wan et alAbstract:The early Ediacaran Lantian Formation in South China contains some of the oldest known representatives of morphologically complex macroorganisms, including various macroalgae and putative animals. Show More Summary
China continues to train ordinary fishermen in the tiny port town of Baimajing to police the disputed waters of the South China Sea, Reuters reported.
China and Russia have agreed on the need to limit U.S. influence in the Asia-Pacific Region. On Friday, following bilateral talks in Beijing Russia’s foreign minister Sergey Lavrov and his Chinese counterpart Wang Yi expressed opposition to the U.S. deployment of an anti-missile system in South Korea and also said [...]
By Nguyen Phuong Linh The South China Sea - or West Philippine Sea - dispute does not play as important of a role in the Philippine presidential election on May 9 as some analysts have suggested. Neither will the election transform the country's policy towards China in the foreseeable term. Show More Summary
Harry J. Kazianis Security, Asia Washington does have options short of war when it comes to Beijing's constant bullying. The rise of the People’s Republic of China (PRC) — when the history books have enough perspective to quantify and...Show More Summary
The request denial shows mounting tensions in the South China Sea
In the tussle over the Chinese military plane flying to one of the disputed artificial islands, Russia is backing China. Definitely.A-10s based in the Philippines have flown their first mission to dispute the Chinese claims in the South China Sea. Show More Summary
Both Russia and China have recently successfully tested their offset hypersonic gliders, capable of breaching the American THAAD system (Terminal High Altitude Area Defense), which it plans to deploy in South Korea; the test comes as a “warning to the US,” according to Chinese military experts.
What until now was mostly effete jawboning over US complaints surrounding China's territorial expansion ambitions in the South China Sea, including the occasional sailing of a US ship deep inside the disputed territorial waters (with...Show More Summary
Any possible deployment of the Terminal High Altitude Area Defense (THAAD) anti-ballistic missile defense system to South Korea by the United States would be directed at North Korea, not China or Russia, White House spokesperson Josh Earnest said at a press briefing on Friday.
Chinese authorities did not allow the US aircraft carrier John Stennis to make a stop-over at the Hong Kong port, a US consulate official told the South China Morning Post newspaper on Friday.
Richard Javad Heydarian Security, Philippines, China, South China Sea, Asia The Scarborough Shoal fight approaches climax. A specter is haunting Asia—the specter of full Chinese domination in the South China Sea. Latest reports suggest...Show More Summary
Kafayat Amusa, University of South Africa; Nara Monkam, University of Pretoria, and Nicola Viegi, University of Pretoria The economic and political reach of the US, arguably the most visible and vocal Western country on the African continent, is gradually being diminished. Show More Summary
BEIJING (Reuters) - China and Russia urged the United States on Friday not to install a new anti-missile system in South Korea, after Washington said it was in talks with Seoul in the wake of nuclear arms and missile tests by North Korea.
The Lowy Institute has published a major new report on China's behaviour in the South China Sea. 'Shifting Waters: China's New Passive Assertiveness Asian Maritime Security' finds that China has changed its tactics in recent times: there...Show More Summary
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - China risks "terrible" damage to its reputation if it ignores an impending international court ruling on the South China Sea, the United States said on Thursday, while urging Southeast Asian countries to rally behind the court decision.
China risks "terrible" damage to its reputation if it ignores an impending international court ruling on the South China Sea, the United States said on Thursday,