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US affirms ‘ironclad’ promise to defend Philippines

US affirms ‘ironclad’ promise to defend Philippines

US Defense Secretary Ashton Carter told his Philippine counterpart on Wednesday that Washington’s pledge to defend the Pacific nation remains “ironclad” and called for an end to land reclamation in the South China Sea, officials said. In talks in Hawaii […]


Japan to join major US-Australia military drill

Japan to join major US-Australia military drill

Japanese troops will take part in a major US-Australian military exercise for the first time in July, as Washington looks to bolster links among its allies in the face of an increasingly assertive China. Japan’s Ground Self-Defense Force (JGSDF) — […]


Singapore and Chinese Navies Conclude Inaugural Bilateral Naval Exercise

Singapore and Chinese Navies Conclude Inaugural Bilateral Naval Exercise

Commanders of the Task Groups for the exercise, the RSN’s Colonel Ken Cheong (right) and the PLA(N)’s Senior Captain Zhang Ming Qiang (left), exchanging plaques during the Closing Ceremony onboard RSS Intrepid. The Republic of Singapore Navy (RSN) and the […]


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 […]


China Flight-Tests J-20 Fighter, Requires New Engine

China Flight-Tests J-20 Fighter, Requires New Engine

The J-20 combat aircraft, a new generation of combat aircraft, is currently engaged in intensive trial flights. According to photos circulating online, a newly designed J-20 coded 2013 carried out a series of low altitude maneuvers that demonstrated its relatively […]


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 […]


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 […]


 
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