close
This ad will auto close in 10 seconds

CIA brands China as long-term security challenge to US

United States pointed out that China cannot "unlawfully restrict the navigation rights, freedoms and lawful uses of the sea as all the states are entitled to exercise under international law."

China asks US to stop unfriendly dangerous military activities

China asks US to stop unfriendly dangerous military activities

China on tuesday defended the action of its fighter jets flying close to a US naval plane in the East China Sea, saying American aircraft coming near China's border and carrying out reconnaissance has threatened China's national security.

China backs joint energy development with Philippines in disputed sea

The Philippines relies overwhelmingly on imports to fuel its fast-growing economy and needs to develop indigenous energy resources. Its main source of natural gas, the Malampaya field near the disputed waters, will be depleted within a decade.

China resorting to coercive practices to achieve goals: CIA

China resorting to coercive practices to achieve goals: CIA

China is increasingly resorting to "coercive, assertive practices" to achieve its goals in the Asia-Pacific region, as seen in the disputed the South China Sea, a senior official of the US foreign intelligence service said.

Now showing at a disputed South China Sea island not very near you

Now showing at a disputed South China Sea island not very near you

The cinema is on Woody Island in the Paracels, which are also claimed by Vietnam and Taiwan, and is equipped with the most advanced projection equipment.

China rescues 49 tourists stranded on island by typhoon

At 0200 GMT Sunday, the eye of Talas was above the South China Sea some 60 km to the southwest of Sanya city in Hainan, packing winds of up to 23 metres per second, the National Meteorological Center (NMC) said. 

Asserting sovereignty, Indonesia renames part of South China Sea

Asserting sovereignty, Indonesia renames part of South China Sea

Indonesia renamed the northern reaches of its exclusive economic zone in the South China Sea as the North Natuna Sea on Friday, the latest act of resistance by Southeast Asian nations to China`s territorial ambitions in the maritime region. 

'Sino-India standoff could be part of China's salami-slicing tactics'

China claims nearly all of the South China Sea, despite partial counter-claims from Taiwan and several southeast Asian nations including the Philippines, Brunei, Malaysia and Vietnam.

With an eye on China, India to host ASEAN nations for Republic Day celebrations

With an eye on China, India to host ASEAN nations for Republic Day celebrations

Some ASEAN nations are not in good terms with the 'Dragon' over territorial claims in South China Sea.

Beijing cautions US after two if its bombers fly over disputed South China Sea

Beijing cautions US after two if its bombers fly over disputed South China Sea

China has reacted after two United States long-range supersonic bombers flew over the disputed South China Sea, saying it opposes the use of military force by other countries as an excuse to harm Beijing's sovereignity.

US warplanes fly over disputed South China Sea

US warplanes fly over disputed South China Sea

The flights come as both US President Donald Trump and Chinese President Xi Jinping attend the G-20 meeting in Hamburg.

US bombers challenge China in South China Sea flyover

US bombers challenge China in South China Sea flyover

China claims nearly all of the South China Sea, through which about USD 5 trillion in ship-borne trade passes each year

India-Vietnam discuss China's aggressive posturing in Asia

After the meeting with Swaraj, the MEA issued a statement saying both sides reiterated their support for peace, stability, security, safety, freedom of navigation and over flight. 

China condemns US warship near South China Sea island as 'serious provocation'

China condemns US warship near South China Sea island as 'serious provocation'

Chinese Foreign Ministry spokesperson Lu Kang said in a statement late last night that China had dispatched military vessels and fighter planes in response to warn off the US vessel.

US warship challenges Beijing's claim yet again, sails close to South China Sea island

US warship challenges Beijing's claim yet again, sails close to South China Sea island

The USS Stethem destroyer passed less than 12 nautical miles (22 kilometers) from tiny Triton Island in the Paracel Islands archipelago, which is also claimed by Taiwan and Vietnam, the official told AFP.

Australia, United States begin their biggest joint military exercise

The exercises involving 33,000 US and Australian troops on board battleships equipped with strike jets, comes as tension over China's more assertive activity, particularly in the disputed South China Sea, has raised fears of confrontation.

Narendra Modi-Donald Trump meet: Camaraderie between India, US rattles China, Pakistan

Narendra Modi-Donald Trump meet: Camaraderie between India, US rattles China, Pakistan

In a stern warning to Pakistan, India and the US on Tuesday asked Islamabad to ensure that its soil is not used for cross-border terror.

China hopes India, US won't disturb South China Sea peace, play constructive role

China hopes India, US won't disturb South China Sea peace, play constructive role

PM Modi will meet Trump for the first time on June 26 and a range of issues are likely to come up, including H1B visas and terrorism.

China hopes India, US won't disturb South China Sea peace

Modi will meet Trump for the first time on June 26 and a range of issues are likely to come up, including H1B visas and terrorism.

Vietnam's ambition may stir confrontation: Chinese scholar

A Chinese scholar has warned Vietnam not be incited by the US and Japan against Beijing.