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China Outlines Armed Forces’ Future Strategies

China Outlines Armed Forces’ Future Strategies

China demonstrates future strategies for modern and multi-functional armed forces in its latest military whitepaper Tuesday. China plans to build its armed forces with enhanced capability to address various security threats and accomplish diversified military tasks, said the report, titled […]


China Issues First White Paper On Military Strategy

China Issues First White Paper On Military Strategy

On Tuesday, Beijing issued its first white paper on military strategy, ushering in greater military transparency by giving details of the direction of its military buildup to other nations. The document of about 9,000 Chinese characters revealed a list of […]


China Jams US Spy Drones Over Disputed South China Sea Islands

China Jams US Spy Drones Over Disputed South China Sea Islands

China tried to electronically jam US drone flights over the disputed South China Sea in order to prevent surveillance on man-made islands Beijing is constructing as a part of an aggressive land reclamation initiative, US officials said. Global Hawk long-range […]


North Korea says can arm long-range missiles with nuclear warheads

North Korea says can arm long-range missiles with nuclear warheads

North Korea ramped up its nuclear threats on Wednesday, boasting of its ability to deliver miniaturized warheads on high-precision long range rockets — a claim denied by the United States. At the same time, the North denounced “reckless” remarks made […]


Xi tells Kerry: Pacific Ocean big enough for China and US

Xi tells Kerry: Pacific Ocean big enough for China and US

China’s relationship with the US is “stable” despite tensions in the South China Sea, President Xi Jinping told top American diplomat John Kerry Sunday, adding that the Pacific Ocean is “vast enough” for both powers, state media said. Xi met […]


Russia flexes Central Asia military might amid Afghan fears

Russia flexes Central Asia military might amid Afghan fears

Russia has deployed hundreds of troops for drills in Central Asia with its ex-Soviet allies in a show of force as anxiety grows over a surge in fighting in neighbouring Afghanistan. Around 2,500 personnel from the Russian-led Collective Security Treaty […]


US weighs moves to counter China’s ‘wall of sand’

US weighs moves to counter China’s ‘wall of sand’

The US military might deploy warships and surveillance aircraft near artificial islands being built by China to challenge Beijing’s territorial claims in the South China Sea, officials said Wednesday. But the US officials acknowledge such a move may fail to […]


US rejects China’s offer over disputed islands

US rejects China’s offer over disputed islands

The United States on Friday swiftly rejected a suggestion by a top Chinese military official who said that disputed South China Sea islands could be used for international rescue and relief operations. Beijing has been roundly criticized by the West […]


China poised to take ‘de facto control’ of South China Sea: Philippines

China poised to take ‘de facto control’ of South China Sea: Philippines

Beijing is poised to take “de facto control” of the South China Sea, the Philippines warned Sunday, but its call for a robust Southeast Asian response at a regional summit was shot down. Vietnam, the Philippines, Malaysia and Brunei claim […]


 
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