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US Navy destroyer sails close to China’s artificial islands

US Navy destroyer moved as close as 12 nautical miles to an artificial island built by China in the South China sea while carrying out “freedom of navigation operation”,...

Aug 10, 2017 19:46 PM

Donald Trump puts pressure on China, allows US Navy to patrol South China Sea

The US move will keep Chinese navy busy in the region and make it difficult for Beijing to deal with territorial disputes with other countries such as India and Japan.

Jul 23, 2017 11:32 AM

Sikkim standoff: Sino-India dispute could be part of China's salami-slicing tactics, says expert

The stand-off between India and China soldiers in the Dokalam area could be part of China’s “salami-slicing” tactics of making “inch-by-inch” changes to the status quo to...

Jul 11, 2017 16:30 PM

China accuses US of trying to flaunt military force after bombers fly over disputed South China Sea

The US is trying to flaunt military force to harm the country’s sovereignty in name of freedom of navigation after two American bombers flew over the disputed South China Sea...

Jul 08, 2017 07:50 AM

China asks India, US not to disturb peace in South China Sea

Modi is going to meet Trump on June 26. He will hold talks with Trump on a range of bilateral, regional and international issues of common concern.

Jun 23, 2017 18:00 PM

Freedom of navigation important, India says maritime disputes should be resolved peacefully

The Ocean Conference, which opened at the world body’s headquarters on June 5 and will wrap up on Firday, is the first ever such summit convened by the UN.

Jun 09, 2017 13:46 PM

Indian and Singapore navies conclude exercise SIMBEX 2017

A week-long bilateral military exercise by the Indian Navy and the Singapore Navy has been concluded in the South China Sea. A series of advanced naval warfare drills was...

May 25, 2017 16:40 PM

South China Sea row: Beijing fumes as US sends navy warship near disputed region

The guided-missile destroyer USS Dewey conducted a patrol within 20 kilometres of Mischeef Reef, part of the Spratly Islands over which several countries, including China, have...

May 25, 2017 16:29 PM

US President Trump to attend ASEAN, APEC summits: Pence

Donald Trump will attend a series of key summits in Asia in November, his vice president said on Thursday, adding it was a sign of America’s “unwavering commitment” to the...

Apr 20, 2017 20:55 PM

Donald Trump set to meet Xi Jinping at Mar-a-Lago

In February, Donald Trump reaffirmed Washington's long-standing "One China" policy in a call with Xi Jinping, in an apparent move to ease concerns in China that he might use Taiwan...

Mar 30, 2017 17:34 PM

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