World News | Reuters | Wednesday October 26, 2016
China will carry out military drills in the South China Sea all day on Thursday, the country's maritime safety administration said on Wednesday, ordering all other shipping to stay away.
India News | Press Trust of India | Saturday October 22, 2016
China on Friday described as "normal exchange" the first-ever Sino-Indian joint military exercise in eastern Ladakh in Jammu and Kashmir and said the drill was not targeted against any "third country" nor it had "anything to do" with its stance on Kashmir issue.
India News | Press Trust of India | Wednesday October 19, 2016
India and China today carried out a joint army exercise in eastern Ladakh in Jammu and Kashmir, a move that comes amid hectic diplomatic manoeuvring between the two countries over a host of issues like Nuclear Suppliers Group and designation of Masood Azhar as a terrorist by the United Nations.
World News | Reuters | Friday October 14, 2016
China's military warned on Friday that "hostile forces" were seeking to spread online rumours about the ongoing reform of the armed forces, which will see 300,000 soldiers laid off, and admitted some of the rumours were having a damaging effect.
World News | Reuters | Wednesday October 12, 2016
Philippines President Rodrigo Duterte flies to China next week as he actively courts the Asian giant while ties with traditional ally the United States have come under strain.
World News | Written by Vishnu Som | Tuesday October 11, 2016
New images indicate that China is racing towards completion of its first home-grown aircraft carrier.
World News | Press Trust of India | Saturday October 8, 2016
Children in China could be banned from playing online games after midnight under a new rule designed to combat internet addiction amid rising concerns over mushrooming military style "boot camps" treatment centres.
World News | Associated Press | Friday October 7, 2016
The Philippine defense chief said Friday that he told the U.S. military that plans for joint patrols and naval exercises in the disputed South China Sea have been put on hold, the first concrete break in defense cooperation after months of increasingly strident comments by the country's new president.
India News | Press Trust of India | Friday October 7, 2016
Irrespective of the outcome of the US presidential elections, India and the US must deepen military ties over the next few years, two senior Republican party members said. They also advocated that US must do away with its "outdated" export control policy that limits defence cooperation with India.
World News | Reuters | Friday October 7, 2016
The United States Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump wants to build a wall on the border with Mexico, boost spending on the military and slap trade tariffs on China.
World News | Press Trust of India | Thursday October 6, 2016
Hundreds of Chinese tourists have been caught using fake military documents to obtain free tickets to historical sites and museums during the ongoing week-long holidays to celebrate China's National Day.
Opinion | Mani Shankar Aiyar | Thursday October 6, 2016
The difference between UPA strikes and BJP strikes is that instead of leaving it is as a localized military retaliation as in the past, the Modi government has played up the 29 September strikes publicly and through the media as unprecedented "strong" action against state-sponsored Pakistani terrorists.
World News | Reuters | Saturday October 1, 2016
Two Chinese navy ships have arrived in Myanmar's main city of Yangon for a five-day visit, state media said on Saturday, the latest move by Beijing to reinforce military ties with its strategically-located southern neighbour.
World News | Associated Press | Friday September 30, 2016
Defense Secretary Ash Carter said Thursday the US will "sharpen our military edge" in Asia and the Pacific in order to remain a dominant power in a region feeling the effects of China's rising military might.
World News | Agence France-Presse | Friday September 30, 2016
US Defense Secretary Ashton Carter on Thursday said America's alliance with the Philippines remains "ironclad" even though the Asian ally's leader has vowed to end joint military exercises.
India News | Press Trust of India | Monday September 26, 2016
China today refuted reports of its troops crossing into Arunachal Pradesh saying that the Chinese military abides by the bilateral agreements reached with India concerning the Line of Actual Control (LAC).
World News | Agence France-Presse | Monday September 26, 2016
China has sent fighter planes for the first time over a strait near Japan, the two governments said Monday, after Tokyo announced it may patrol alongside the US in the disputed South China Sea.
World News | Reuters | Wednesday September 21, 2016
Taiwan's defence ministry said on Wednesday it is asking Google to blur satellite images showing what experts say appear to be new military installations on Itu Aba, Taipei's sole holding in the disputed South China Sea.
World News | Press Trust of India | Wednesday September 14, 2016
Myanmar should not "put all its eggs in one basket", Chinese state media said today while acknowledging that India has an "advantage" over China in the Southeast Asian nation under Aung San Suu Kyi as Beijing faced flak in the country for backing the previous military junta.
World News | Reuters | Saturday September 10, 2016
China's military wants to strengthen ties with neighbouring Myanmar by having more exchanges and greater cooperation, a top officer told Myanmar leader Aung San Suu Kyi during a visit to the Southeast Asian country, state media said on Saturday.
World News | Press Trust of India | Friday September 9, 2016
China's military has equipped all of its ground forces with advanced WZ-10 combat helicopters which will be used to target battle tanks and air-to-air combat missions, a strategic move which could have implications for India.
India News | Written by Vishnu Som | Tuesday September 6, 2016
China's first-ever made-at-home aircraft carrier, designed to base fighter jets and helicopters, is nearly complete and could be ready for sea trials next year, according to a leading defence news portal and photos available online.
World News | ANI | Monday September 5, 2016
A large number of Chinese vessels have been positioned close to a disputed reef in the South China Sea near the coast of the Philippines, despite warnings by the United States that Beijing should refrain from such provocations.
World News | Written by Vishnu Som | Friday September 2, 2016
Days before Prime Minister Narendra Modi travels to China for the G-20 summit, an image has appeared of China's first stealth fighter, the J-20, reportedly at the Daocheng Yading airport in the high-altitude Tibetan Autonomous Prefecture which lies to the east of Arunachal Pradesh.
World News | Reuters | Friday September 2, 2016
China is developing a new long-range bomber, the head of the Chinese air force was quoted as saying in state media today, the latest move in its ambitious military modernisation programme.
World News | Press Trust of India | Thursday September 1, 2016
China should not feel cornered by a raft of geopolitical moves by the US and Japan against it by forging closer ties with India, Russia and others in the region and Beijing should focus on becoming a strong economic and military power, a state-run daily said today.
World News | Reuters | Thursday September 1, 2016
An ex-Air China Ltd employee was indicted on Wednesday for smuggling packages onto flights from New York to China on behalf of Chinese military personnel stationed at the country's UN mission, US prosecutors said.
India News | Press Trust of India | Tuesday August 30, 2016
Hours before India and United States of America signed a logistics exchange memorandum, allowing the two countries to use each other's military facilities for refueling and replenishment, an editorial in the China's state-run newspaper Global Times warned that such a move would exacerbate tensions in Asia.
Opinion | Yashwant Sinha | Monday August 29, 2016
Myanmar is an important neighbor of India and both countries have enjoyed a very close relationship in the past. But despite the physical proximity and the close relationship of the past, the distance between the two countries was allowed to increase because Myanmar came under military rule and remained under it for decades.
World News | Reuters | Thursday August 25, 2016
China's defence ministry today said it has been providing medical training for Syria, following a visit to the war-ravaged country last week by a senior Chinese officer.