South China Sea

In show of strength, Xi Jinping presides over China's massive naval drill in South China Sea

In show of strength, Xi Jinping presides over China's massive naval drill in South China Sea

Chinese state media reports that over 10,000 naval officers, 76 fighter jets and as many as 48 warships and submarines participated in the largest-ever naval drill conducted by the country.

Apr 13, 2018, 23:34 PM IST
PLA builds the 'Great Underwater Wall' in South China Sea for warfare advantage

PLA builds the 'Great Underwater Wall' in South China Sea for warfare advantage

Apart from the undersea warfare advantage that China claims it is eyeing, its move will also help the PLA in spying the movement of foreign ships.

Feb 21, 2018, 12:25 PM IST
US will not allow China to 'coerce' nations in Asia, says Trump administration

US will not allow China to 'coerce' nations in Asia, says Trump administration

China is involved in a widening maritime dispute with several Southeast Asian countries over islands in South China Sea

Feb 16, 2018, 21:00 PM IST
China activity on reclaimed reef has eroded trust: ASEAN

China activity on reclaimed reef has eroded trust: ASEAN

China`s continued reclamation in the South China Sea has eroded trust among claimants, Southeast Asian foreign ministers said Tuesday.

Feb 06, 2018, 15:35 PM IST
China bullies companies over 'problem maps' which left out disputed islands that it claims

China bullies companies over 'problem maps' which left out disputed islands that it claims

The maps left out all or some of the disputed islands that China claims, like Senkaku, South China Sea Islands and even Taiwan.

Jan 31, 2018, 11:03 AM IST
India, ASEAN to deepen cooperation in combating terrorism in all its forms

India, ASEAN to deepen cooperation in combating terrorism in all its forms

India and ASEAN countries on Thursday decided to deepen cooperation in combating terrorism through information sharing and capacity building.

Jan 26, 2018, 00:28 AM IST
Philippines says it won't be embroiled in US-China sea spat

Philippines says it won't be embroiled in US-China sea spat

The Philippines said on Sunday that it won't get embroiled in a fresh spat between the US and China involving Beijing's protest of an American warship passing near a Chinese-controlled shoal also claimed by the Philippines.

Jan 21, 2018, 18:12 PM IST
Beijing vows 'necessary measures' after US warship enters South China Sea

Beijing vows 'necessary measures' after US warship enters South China Sea

China on Saturday vowed to take "necessary measures" to safeguard its sovereignty.

Jan 20, 2018, 17:50 PM IST
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