India News | Reuters | Thursday February 16, 2017
India is in talks to sell short range surface-to-air missiles to Vietnam, the head of the defence research agency said on Wednesday, in what would be its first transfer of such weapons to the Southeast Asian country.
World News | Agence France-Presse | Monday February 13, 2017
In powder blue and gray military uniforms, red kerchiefs, and caps emblazoned with crimson stars, young Chinese students in the southwestern province of Guizhou perform kung fu exercises in their courtyard to stave off the winter cold.
World News | Dan Lamothe, The Washington Post | Saturday February 11, 2017
A Chinese military aircraft crossed near the nose of a Navy P-3C Orion anti-submarine and surveillance plane Wednesday, flying within about 1,000 feet in an encounter the Pentagon identified as unsafe, but probably unintentional.
World News | Reuters | Friday February 10, 2017
A US Navy P-3 plane and a Chinese military aircraft came close to each other over the South China Sea in an incident the Navy believes was inadvertent, a US official told Reuters on Thursday.
World News | Press Trust of India | Thursday February 2, 2017
China has reportedly tested a new version of a missile that can carry up to 10 nuclear warheads, signalling a major shift in its nuclear capability as Beijing gears up for a possible military showdown with the US under Trump Presidency.
World News | Agence France-Presse | Tuesday January 24, 2017
Japan on Tuesday launched a satellite to modernise its military communications and reportedly to better monitor North Korean missile launches.
World News | Agence France-Presse | Friday January 20, 2017
Japan will carry out a tabletop exercise next week to simulate its response in the event of a military clash between China and Taiwan, Japanese media said. The Self-Defence Forces will conduct drills from Monday through Friday with the US military participating as an observer, a Japanese government source told Kyodo News.
India News | Agencies | Wednesday January 18, 2017
Growing military ambitions in the Asia-Pacific are creating security risks, Prime Minister Narendra Modi said in a coded message to China to exercise strategic restraint.
World News | Associated Press | Saturday January 14, 2017
The leaders of Australia and Japan agreed on Saturday to boost cooperation between their militaries, as Japan tries to shore up security ties throughout the Asia-Pacific region amid concern over China's growing military might.
India News | Press Trust of India | Wednesday January 11, 2017
Any moves by India to step-up military ties with Vietnam to counter China will create "disturbance" in the region and Beijing will not "sit with its arms crossed", state media said today, taking exception to a report that New Delhi plans to sell surface-to-air Akash missiles to Hanoi.
World News | Written by Vishnu Som | Saturday January 7, 2017
In yet another sign of Beijing's growing Naval might, a fresh image has emerged of a Chinese diesel-electric submarine in Kota Kinabalu in Malaysia after an extended deployment in the Indian Ocean. In a report yesterday, NDTV showed a Google Earth image of a Chinese nuclear submarine which had docked in Karachi in May last year - a matter of seriou...
World News | Press Trust of India | Tuesday January 3, 2017
China continued to flex its muscles in the South China Sea, with its first aircraft carrier conducting exercises in the disputed area with a flotilla of naval ships amid tensions with the US following President-elect Donald Trump's telephone call to the Taiwanese president.
World News | Press Trust of India | Monday January 2, 2017
Russia has finally delivered four Sukhoi Su-35 fighter jets to China after a delay of two years as Moscow feared that its fifth generation fighter jet will loose value after Chinese military unveiled its J-20 stealth fighter, official media in Beijing reported.
World News | Press Trust of India | Friday December 30, 2016
Nepal and China will hold their first ever joint military exercise in early February that will focus on counter terrorism operations and disaster management, a move that may raise concerns in India.
World News | Agence France-Presse | Wednesday December 28, 2016
An aircraft carrier in the Pacific and a newly upgraded combat aircraft: China's military is showing off its newest equipment less than a month before the swearing-in of US President-elect Donald Trump, who has raised tensions between Beijing and Taipei.
World News | Reuters | Wednesday December 28, 2016
China's sole aircraft carrier has arrived at a naval base on the southern Chinese province of Hainan, a senior Taiwanese military officer said on Wednesday, after drills that took it around self-ruled Taiwan, an island China claims as its own.
World News | Reuters | Monday December 26, 2016
China has lodged "stern representations" with the United States after President Barack Obama signed into law a US defence policy bill that suggests a plan to conduct high-level military exchanges with self-ruled Taiwan.
World News | Press Trust of India | Saturday December 24, 2016
China's first aircraft carrier has carried out exercises in the Yellow Sea, amid increasing tensions between Beijing and Washington over Taiwan and the disputed South China Sea.
World News | Agence France-Presse | Tuesday December 20, 2016
The Chinese military is expected to return a seized underwater probe to the US Navy in the South China Sea on Tuesday, a US defense official said.
World News | Reuters | Monday December 19, 2016
The Chinese and U.S. militaries are having "unimpeded" talks about the return of U.S. underwater drone taken by a Chinese naval vessel in the South China Sea last week, China's foreign ministry said on Monday.
World News | Associated Press | Sunday December 18, 2016
China says its military seized a US Navy unmanned underwater glider in the South China Sea but it will give the drone back. But President-elect Donald Trump says the Chinese government should be told "we don't want the drone they stole back" and "let them keep it!"
World News | Reuters | Saturday December 17, 2016
China has seized "unidentified" equipment it found in the South China Sea, the influential state-run tabloid the Global Times said on Saturday, a day after US officials said a Chinese warship had taken a US underwater drone.
World News | Reuters | Friday December 16, 2016
China's military has carried out its first ever live-fire drills using an aircraft carrier and fighters in the north-eastern Bohai Sea close to Korea, state media said.
India News | Sangwon Yoon, Bloomberg | Wednesday December 14, 2016
It's not just President-elect Donald Trump who's bent on military build-up. From Europe all the way to China, the next decade will be marked by an increase in global defense spending amid rising feuds and pockets of instability, according to IHS Jane's latest annual Defense Budgets report.
World News | Reuters | Tuesday December 13, 2016
The White House on Monday insisted that Washington's "one China" policy should not be used as a "bargaining chip" with Beijing after President-elect Donald Trump said the United States did not necessarily have to be bound by its long-standing position that Taiwan is part of China.
World News | Press Trust of India | Saturday December 10, 2016
President-elect Donald Trump has said the US-China relationship is one of the most important relationships that his administration has to improve, days after he slammed Beijing for currency manipulation and military build up in South China Sea.
World News | Press Trust of India | Friday December 9, 2016
The Chinese army has conducted massive military exercises in the Xinjiang region, the first such drill after it reconstituted area command which looks after the Line of Actual Control in the Kashmir region.
World News | Agence France-Presse | Thursday December 8, 2016
China should "significantly" increase military spending and build more nuclear weapons as a response to US President-elect Donald Trump, an editorial in the nationalistic Global Times newspaper said Thursday.
World News | Reuters | Monday December 5, 2016
There are many pressure points China can push to express its anger at Donald Trump's call with Taiwan President Tsai Ing-wen last week, including luring away more of Taiwan's diplomatic allies and ramping up military deployments in the Taiwan Strait.
World News | Reuters | Monday December 5, 2016
US President-elect Donald Trump complained about Chinese economic and military policy on Twitter on Sunday, showing no signs of a conciliatory approach after a phone conversation with Taiwan's president raised hackles in Beijing.