South China Sea

Donald Trump's tweets 'do not accord with facts': China on allegations of illegal oil sale to North Korea

Donald Trump's tweets 'do not accord with facts': China on allegations of illegal oil sale to North Korea

China calls for proof to back the allegations against it.

Dec 29, 2017, 18:06 PM IST
India should stop treating smaller neighbours as mistresses: Chinese daily

India should stop treating smaller neighbours as mistresses: Chinese daily

China has disputes and conflicts with its neighbours galore but a state-run daily here instead accuses India of being pensive when it comes to its neighbours.

Dec 28, 2017, 12:08 PM IST
Rescuers search for Philippine storm victims as toll rises to 200

Rescuers search for Philippine storm victims as toll rises to 200

Rescuers in the Philippines searched on Sunday for survivors of a storm that triggered floods and landslides.

Dec 24, 2017, 18:22 PM IST
Chinese media's hissy fit against Australia shows Beijing's soft power problem

Chinese media's hissy fit against Australia shows Beijing's soft power problem

An editorial in a Chinese government-run newspaper demonstrated both the frustration and possibly even one of the sources of the trust deficit.

Nov 24, 2017, 16:18 PM IST
Irritated by Australia's Pacific trust deficit, China dismisses country as 'not important'

Irritated by Australia's Pacific trust deficit, China dismisses country as 'not important'

Australia's Foreign Policy White Paper has parts where China came across as a villain. Clearly, this has pissed Beijing off.

Nov 24, 2017, 09:47 AM IST
Designed for discomfort: China Air Force conducts combat patrols over South China Sea

Designed for discomfort: China Air Force conducts combat patrols over South China Sea

In one swoop, China tries to send message to three of its neighbours, all of whom it has disputes with.

Nov 24, 2017, 08:09 AM IST
Why global powers are obsessed with containing China: 10-point guide

Why global powers are obsessed with containing China: 10-point guide

Here is a 10-point guide to understanding the rising fear of China.

Nov 17, 2017, 07:34 AM IST
Beijing's actions in South China Sea confronting rules: Australian Envoy

Beijing's actions in South China Sea confronting rules: Australian Envoy

Australian envoy Harinder Sidhu on Tuesday criticised China's actions in the south China sea.

Nov 15, 2017, 00:00 AM IST
Eye on China, PM Narendra Modi welcomes ASEAN leaders as chief guests for Republic Day 2018

Eye on China, PM Narendra Modi welcomes ASEAN leaders as chief guests for Republic Day 2018

This is not the first time that the Modi government has dovetailed the Republic Day celebrations with the chance of a bilateral, or in this case multilateral, summit meet with visiting leaders.

Nov 14, 2017, 18:27 PM IST
China questions exclusion from Indo-Pacific group of India, US, Japan and Australia

China questions exclusion from Indo-Pacific group of India, US, Japan and Australia

Skirting any direct response to the first quadrilateral meeting of India, US, Japan and Australia, China on Monday questioned its exclusion from the group.

Nov 13, 2017, 19:18 PM IST

Philippines president says South China Sea row 'better left untouched'

Rodrigo Duterte said on Sunday the South China Sea dispute was "better left untouched".

Nov 13, 2017, 00:52 AM IST

China, Vietnam leaders reach South China Sea `consensus`

The Communist leaders of China and Vietnam reached a "consensus" on handling the contested South China Sea.

Nov 12, 2017, 23:20 PM IST
Trump offers to mediate in South China Sea row

Trump offers to mediate in South China Sea row

Trump's surprise proposal to insert himself into the decades-long row risked a backlash from China, which has repeatedly said the United States has no role to play in what it insists is a series of bilateral issues.

Nov 12, 2017, 22:50 PM IST
Thorny South China Sea issue may dominate ASEAN summit

Thorny South China Sea issue may dominate ASEAN summit

The Chinese premier, who will be here for the ASEAN and East Asia summits, said Beijing will actively explore joint development of the South China Sea.

Nov 12, 2017, 18:47 PM IST
Trump applauds Jinping but US lawmakers blame China for undermining regional security

Trump applauds Jinping but US lawmakers blame China for undermining regional security

China is undermining regional security and prosperity and challenging international rules and norms by engaging in coercive activities in the South China Sea, US Congressional leaders have said and asked the Trump administration to ensure freedom of navigation.

Nov 10, 2017, 14:11 PM IST
China launches Asia's largest dredging ship - The 'Magic Island Maker'

China launches Asia's largest dredging ship - The 'Magic Island Maker'

The boat named Tian Kun Hao is capable of digging 6,000 cubic meters an hour, the equivalent of three standard swimming pools, China Daily said.

Nov 04, 2017, 13:21 PM IST

South China Sea not an issue with United States, says Beijing

The South China Sea was not an issue between China and the United States, and Washington is expected to make a positive contribution instead of stirring up trouble, Chinese Vice Foreign Minister Zheng Zeguang said on Friday.

Nov 03, 2017, 15:31 PM IST
US biased, always tries to create pawns: Jittery China on growing New Delhi-Washington ties

US biased, always tries to create pawns: Jittery China on growing New Delhi-Washington ties

Despite a series of problems with most of its neighbours, China says it is Asian solidarity - and not biased views of the United States - that is the way forward.

Oct 21, 2017, 08:40 AM IST
India welcomes Tillerson comments on cooperation to contain China

India welcomes Tillerson comments on cooperation to contain China

President Donald Trump`s top diplomat also said Beijing sometimes acted outside international conventions, citing the South China Sea dispute as an example.

Oct 20, 2017, 18:21 PM IST
Xi Jinping says Chinese armed forces to become world-class

Xi Jinping says Chinese armed forces to become world-class

Chinese armed forces will become world-class by mid-21st century, according to President Xi Jinping. With technology at its core, Xi said   his military is 'built to fight' and will enhance its strategic capabilities.

Oct 18, 2017, 13:48 PM IST