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Army Chief Gen Singh in China to hold talks with PLA top brass

Last Updated: Wednesday, July 02, 2014, 08:59

General Bikram Singh arrived here on Wednesday on a rare visit to China, the first by an Indian Army Chief in nine years, aimed at bolstering high-level strategic communication and mutual trust between the militaries of the two neighbours.

US, Philippine troops `assault` beach

Last Updated: Monday, June 30, 2014, 16:05

More than 200 US and Filipino Marines launched a mock amphibious assault Monday on an enemy beachfront close to a disputed South China Sea outcrop.

AAPSU condemns China for its reported claim on Arunachal Pradesh

Last Updated: Sunday, June 29, 2014, 19:54

Reacting to reports that China has in its recent map shown Arunachal Pradesh as its territory, the All Arunachal Pradesh Students` Union on Sunday condemned the country`s "expansionist attitude" and said the state is an integral part of India.

India reiterates its claim over Arunachal Pradesh, refutes Chinese new map

Last Updated: Saturday, June 28, 2014, 17:00

Reacting strongly to reports that China has in its recent map shown Arunachal Pradesh as its territory, India on Saturday said "cartographic depiction" does not change reality on the ground and asserted that Arunachal was an integral part of the country.

New Chinese map lays claim to Arunachal Pradesh, South China Sea

Last Updated: Saturday, June 28, 2014, 15:24

In a fresh dare, China has published a new map that has unnerved sentiments among governments ranging from India to those in Southeast Asia.

Beijing sends more oil rigs to South China Sea

Last Updated: Friday, June 20, 2014, 16:21

China is sending another four oil rigs to the South China Sea, state media and authorities said Friday, as Beijing and Hanoi trade accusations over an increasingly heated territorial row.

Philippines, US to hold naval drills near disputed shoal in South China Sea

Last Updated: Thursday, June 19, 2014, 15:14

Philippine and American troops are set to hold naval exercises this month near a disputed shoal, which will almost certainly anger China with tension already high in the South China Sea.

China builds school on disputed South China Sea island: Media

Last Updated: Sunday, June 15, 2014, 13:35

China has begun building a school on the contested Paracel islands, state media reported, as the Asian giant further asserts its claims in escalating territorial disputes in the South China Sea.

South China Sea trade routes safe despite rows

Last Updated: Sunday, June 15, 2014, 09:31

Despite territorial stand-offs between China and other nations bordering the South China Sea, analysts say governments know better than to choke off the trade shipping routes that are the lifeblood of their economies.

Malaysian navy foils pirate attack in South China Sea

Last Updated: Sunday, June 15, 2014, 09:28

Malaysia`s navy has fought off a pirate attack on a tanker off its east coast in the South China Sea, the International Maritime Bureau said Sunday.

Philippines protests over Chinese reef `reclamation`

Last Updated: Saturday, June 14, 2014, 11:15

The Philippines said on Saturday it had filed a protest with Beijing for reclaiming land on a disputed South China Sea reef, the fourth such complaint in three months.

China says it won`t send navy to confront Vietnam

Last Updated: Friday, June 13, 2014, 17:51

China said today that it was exercising "maximum restraint" in its ongoing confrontation with Vietnam over a Chinese oil rig deployed in disputed waters and won`t send its navy to the area.