Chinese Coast Guard Ships Violate Vietnam’s Sovereign Waters

Nearly a dozen Chinese coast guard ships are still in Vietnamese waters of the South China Sea, violating Vietnam's sovereignty.

Chinese Coast Guard Ships Violate Vietnam’s Sovereign Waters

HANOI – Vietnamese has reported that nearly a dozen Chinese coast guard ships were still in the Vietnamese waters in the South China Sea, violating  its sovereignty. Vietnam has now sought support from India in efforts to stop China’s‘interference with the ongoing oil and gas activities in Vietnamese waters in the South China Sea. “We […]

China’s Top General Vows Military Action if Taiwan, South China Sea Claims Opposed

China’s Top General Vows Military Action if Taiwan, South China Sea Claims Opposed

BEIJING – China’s defense Minister Gen. Wei Fenghe warned Sunday that its military will “resolutely take action” to defend Beijing’s claims over self-ruled Taiwan and disputed South China Sea waters. Speaking at an annual security conference in Singapore, Gen. Wei Fenghe did not direct the threat at the U.S. but loaded his address with criticism […]

Japan to Increase Order of F-35 Fighter Jets in Response to China’s Buildup in Pacific

107 F-35As will replace an aging fleet of F-4 and F-15 fighters, and 40 B variants are expected to serve aboard refitted Izumo-class destroyers.

Japan to Increase Order of F-35 Fighter Jets in Response to China’s Buildup in Pacific

  TOKYO – Japan is apparently considering tripling its original F-35 order “to respond to China in the Pacific,” a senior defense official in the Japanese parliament revealed Wednesday. Japan plans to purchase as many as 147 F-35s from the US to replace Japan’s aging fleet of F-4 and F-15 fighters, as well as significantly […]

Chinese Navy Moves in South China Sea ‘Deliberate and Calculated’

A Chinese Luyang-class destroyer sailed within 41 metres (135 feet) of the USS Decatur in an operation described by Washington as "unsafe and unprofessional"

Chinese Navy Moves in South China Sea ‘Deliberate and Calculated’

SOUTH CHINA SEA – China was making a clear and deliberate statement that it will not tolerate challenges to its sovereignty when it sent a destroyer to “confront” a US warship in the South China Sea on Sunday, military and diplomatic analysts said. The incident happened when a Chinese Luyang-class destroyer sailed within 41 metres […]

China Protests as British and Japanese Warships Heading to Contested South China Sea

China dispatched a warship and helicopters to counter the British presence and warned London that similar action in the future could endanger talks for a possible trade deal.

China Protests as British and Japanese Warships Heading to Contested South China Sea

SOUTH CHINA SEA – Japan’s biggest warship, the Kaga helicopter carrier, joined naval drills with Britain’s HMS Argyll in the Indian Ocean on Wednesday as the frigate headed toward the contested South China Sea and East Asia. Britain, Japan and close ally the United States have found common cause in countering growing Chinese influence in […]