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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 […]


Philippines and Japan hold historic naval drills in flashpoint waters

Philippines and Japan hold historic naval drills in flashpoint waters

Two Japanese destroyers and one of the Philippines’ newest warships began historic naval exercises in the flashpoint South China Sea on Tuesday, showcasing a deepening alliance aimed at countering a rising China. The day-long war games, the first bilateral naval […]


China-Russia Joint Drill Not Aimed At Any Third Party

China-Russia Joint Drill Not Aimed At Any Third Party

Chinese and Russian naval forces on Monday launched a joint naval exercise in the southern Russian port city of Novorossiysk. Code-named “Joint Sea 2015-I”, it is the fourth since joint China-Russia sea drills began in 2012. The drills, scheduled from […]


China Is Developing Naval STOVL Fighter Aircraft

China Is Developing Naval STOVL Fighter Aircraft

China’s aviation industry is working on the development of aircraft with short takeoff and vertical landing capabilities needed for an important role in the Chinese navy’s future operations, military experts said. “Research and development on components of STOVL aircraft, such […]


China Builds Latest ASW-Capable Corvette Warship

China Builds Latest ASW-Capable Corvette Warship

Images from Chinese state television suggest that the People‚Äôs Liberation Army Navy (PLAN) has commissioned the latest in its Type 056 Jiangdao-class corvette vessels. Under the name Huangshi, the vessel was built at the Shanghai Hudong shipyard and is now […]


China says US report on its military ‘distorts facts’

China says US report on its military ‘distorts facts’

China’s defence ministry said on Saturday that a US report on its military which accused Beijing of ramping up land reclamation in the disputed South China Sea distorted facts, the official Xinhua news agency reported. “The US defence department’s report […]


China willing to do more in Horn of Africa

China willing to do more in Horn of Africa

China is ready to make a greater contribution to peace and stability in the Horn of Africa, Beijing said Monday after Djibouti’s president told AFP negotiations over a Chinese military base were under way. “Maintenance of peace and stability in […]


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 […]


No Deal: Intel Can’t Sell Chips to China Over US Nuclear Fears

No Deal: Intel Can’t Sell Chips to China Over US Nuclear Fears

The US has banned Intel from selling China chips it requires to update its Tianhe-2 supercomputer – the world’s largest – over concerns that it will be used for “nuclear explosive activities.” The Tianhe-2 can perform a quadrillion mathematical calculations […]


 
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