South China Sea

Taiwan scrambles air force in response to Chinese fighter aircrafts' drill in South China Sea

After nine Chinese air force aircraft flew near the Pratas Islands on Friday, the Taiwanese Defence Ministry said it tracked 11 aircraft on Saturday - eight fighter jets, two nuclear-capable H-6 bombers and an anti-submarine aircraft, also near the islands.


Feb 21, 2021, 06:25 AM IST

India pitches for connectivity from Arabian Sea to South China Sea

Speaking at an event in Guwahati, Assam the EAM said, the "approach to create connectivity to and within Assam, beyond to the North-East, then to neighbouring Myanmar and Bangladesh, but eventually push all the way by road, by sea, by air to Vietnam, to Japan." India is working on a number of connectivity projects to connect northeast with East Asia.

Feb 15, 2021, 23:58 PM IST

India's special role on Tibet issue; know why New Delhi needs to actively counter China's historical narrative

It would be of critical importance for India to bust the narrative and try to project the real narrative on Tibet. Tibet was never part of China. There is no legal basis on the occupation by the People's Republic of China (PRC) and it is solely on a ‘self-serving basis’. Tibet is an occupied country and the PRC doesn’t possess sovereignty over it.

Feb 11, 2021, 20:18 PM IST

Indian and Vietnam navies to undertake PASSEX exercises in South China Sea

Indian and Vietnamese navies will undertake PASSEX exercise in the South China Sea.

Dec 25, 2020, 01:14 AM IST

Anti-China alliance: Japan, Australia reach security pact amid fears over South China Sea row

The Reciprocal Access Agreement strengthens defence ties between the two US allies at a time when China is asserting its role in the region.

Nov 18, 2020, 01:40 AM IST

Supply chains, South China Sea key focus at India-ASEAN virtual summit

The key focus of the India-ASEAN virtual summit was the South China Sea and alternate supply chains.

Nov 13, 2020, 01:27 AM IST

Special Report: Will China be badly trapped in the sea?

Watch the video for special report on Chinese aggression in sea.

Sep 15, 2020, 10:34 AM IST

Eye on China: India to start bidding process to procure 6 submarines costing Rs 55,000 cr

The submarines will be built in India under the much-talked-about strategic partnership model that allows domestic companies to join hands with leading foreign defence majors to produce high-end military platforms in the country and reduce import dependence.

Aug 30, 2020, 21:42 PM IST

Post violent Galwan Valley clash, Indian Navy quietly deployed warship in South China Sea

The Chinese have been objecting to the presence of Indian Navy ships in the region where it has significantly expanded its presence since 2009 through artificial islands and military presence.

Aug 30, 2020, 17:43 PM IST

China escalated its exercise activities by firing ballistic missiles in South China Sea: US

The Department of Defense is concerned about China's recent decision to conduct military exercises, including the firing of ballistic missiles, around the Paracel Islands in the South China Sea on August 23-29, the Pentagon said in a statement.

Aug 28, 2020, 07:43 AM IST

Taiwan warns of accidental conflict as regional tensions rise

The risk of accidental conflict is rising because of tension in the South China Sea and around Taiwan and communication must be maintained to reduce the risk of miscalculation, Taiwan President Tsai Ing-wen said on Thursday.

Aug 27, 2020, 13:35 PM IST

China's military test-fires 'carrier killer' missile in disputed South China Sea

China's military test-fired two missiles into the South China Sea, including a ‘carrier killer’ military analysts suggest might have been developed to attack US forces, a newspaper reported Thursday.

Aug 27, 2020, 10:46 AM IST

Australian envoy to India publicly reminds Chinese envoy of South China Sea award

The Tweet by Australian envoy got lot of traction on Twitter and was retweeted over 2000 times while Chinese envoy's tweet was retweeted just around 100 times. 

Aug 01, 2020, 07:55 AM IST

tension between china and america becomes deepen on south china sea

The dispute between China and the US on the issue of South China Sea is deepening. The situation between China and America remains tense.

Jul 26, 2020, 16:14 PM IST

Special Report: Will Chinese encroachment stop in South China Sea?

Watch our special report to know how Chinese encroachment will stop in the South China Sea.

Jul 16, 2020, 12:52 PM IST

America rejects China's claims in South China Sea, adding to tensions

China has offered no coherent legal basis for its ambitions in the South China Sea and for years has been using intimidation against other Southeast Asian coastal states, US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said in a statement.

Jul 14, 2020, 15:56 PM IST

Beijing unilaterally trying to change status quo from India to Bhutan to South China Sea: Japan

Senkaku Islands in the East China Sea are administered by Japan but China claims them as their own and call it Diaoyu. 

Jul 14, 2020, 15:04 PM IST

US sends two aircraft carriers to South China Sea as China conducts drills: Report

The US Navy sent two of its aircraft carriers to the South China Sea as part of one of the largest naval exercises in recent years, according to a report by the Wall Street Journal. 

Jul 04, 2020, 10:38 AM IST

China faces territorial issues with 18 nations; check details

China has illegally occupied a 38,000 sq km of India's land in Aksai Chin. 

Jun 30, 2020, 19:09 PM IST

India increases surveillance in Indian Ocean region to track Chinese activities

On Saturday, the Indian Navy held a crucial exercise with Japanese Navy in the Indian Ocean region, an area where Chinese naval vessels and submarines are making frequent forays.

Jun 29, 2020, 19:21 PM IST