Maritime Disputes

China building second aircraft carrier: Defence Ministry

China is building its second aircraft carrier, the Defence Ministry said on Thursday, as Beijing expands its naval capabilities amid maritime disputes with neighbours in the East and South China Seas.

Dec 31, 2015, 14:36 PM IST

In 2014 US challenged maritime claims of 18 nations including India

 Dismissing allegations that it is singling out China in maritime disputes, the US on Tuesday said in the last one year it has challenged the maritime territorial claims of 18 countries including some of friendly nations like India and Brazil.

Oct 14, 2015, 01:11 AM IST

China, US say committed to managing differences

China and the United States need to manage their differences, the leaders of both countries said on Wednesday at the start of annual talks.

Jul 09, 2014, 10:55 AM IST

`China committed to settling maritime disputes via dialogue`

China is committed to settling maritime disputes through dialogues and negotiations, on the basis of respecting historical facts and international law, Chinese Premier Li Keqiang said here Friday.

Jun 21, 2014, 09:03 AM IST

China gathers high-tech surveillance data on 10,500 islands

Amid its maritime disputes with several neighbours, China has completed the collection of detailed topographic data and images of over 10,000 islands using aerial remote sensing to improve surveillance.

Mar 01, 2014, 13:30 PM IST

China ramping-up navy with more ships amid maritime disputes

China is ramping-up its naval surveillance fleet in big numbers as part of attempts to assert its control in the disputed South and East China Sea to fend off emerging challenges from US and Japan in the region.

Jan 17, 2014, 19:05 PM IST

China sends carrier to South China Sea for training amid maritime disputes

The Liaoning, bought used from Ukraine and refurbished in China, has conducted more than 100 exercises and experiments since it was commissioned last year but this is the first time it has been sent to the South China Sea.

Nov 26, 2013, 15:08 PM IST

`India ready to resolve maritime row with B`desh`

India agreed to discuss all issues, including maritime disputes, with Bangladesh bilaterally.

Mar 18, 2012, 00:02 AM IST