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China navy to stage exercise in western Pacific

China navy to stage exercise in western Pacific

China said Thursday it would conduct naval training drills in the western Pacific later this month, state media reported, amid lingering fears among Beijing’s neighbors about its military ambitions. The exercises will take place in international waters and are “not […]


PLA chief confirms first China aircraft carrier

PLA chief confirms first China aircraft carrier

A top Chinese military official has confirmed that Beijing is building an aircraft carrier, marking the first acknowledgement of the ship’s existence from China’s secretive armed forces. In an exclusive interview published Tuesday, the Hong Kong Commercial Daily quoted Chen […]


North Korea test-fired missile: sources

North Korea test-fired missile: sources

North Korea test-fired a short-range missile off its west coast last week in the first such launch for 19 months, South Korean sources said Wednesday. The launch was seen as a routine test to improve the country’s missile capability, the […]


Nuclear weapons threat not decreasing, study says

Nuclear weapons threat not decreasing, study says

More than 5,000 nuclear weapons are deployed around the world and nuclear powers continue investing in new weapon systems, making meaningful disarmament in the near future unlikely, a report published Tuesday said. “More than 5,000 nuclear weapons are deployed and […]


China paper blasts Google over hacking claims

China paper blasts Google over hacking claims

Chinese state media hit out at Google Monday, warning it against becoming a political tool after the Internet giant said it had been hit by a cyberspying campaign that originated in China. “Google should not become too involved in an […]


New weapons for ‘robust’ US role in Asia: Gates

New weapons for ‘robust’ US role in Asia: Gates

Defense Secretary Robert Gates on Saturday vowed the US military would maintain a “robust” presence across Asia that includes new high-tech weaponry to protect allies and safeguard shipping lanes. Seeking to reassure Asian countries mindful of China’s growing power and […]


Defense minister denies China behind cyber attacks

Defense minister denies China behind cyber attacks

China’s defence minister denied that Beijing was behind cyber attacks on foreign targets and said the country was also a victim of Internet hackers. “It is hard to attribute the real source of attacks and we need to work together […]


New China missile unit near Taiwan: spy chief

New China missile unit near Taiwan: spy chief

Taiwan’s top intelligence chief said China had deployed a new missile unit near the island, a lawmaker revealed Thursday, sparking concerns about the fragility of ties with the mainland. Tsai Teh-sheng, head of the National Security Bureau, described the new […]


Pakistan asks China to help build naval base

Pakistan asks China to help build naval base

Pakistan wants China to build a naval base at a deep-sea port in southwestern Baluchistan province, its defence minister said Sunday, while also inferring that Washington was a fair weather friend. Ahmad Mukhtar, who accompanied Prime Minister Yousuf Raza Gilani […]


 
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