World | Reuters | Friday December 19, 2014
Chinese Premier Li Keqiang will be the most high-profile foreign leader to visit Thailand on Friday since a May coup, signalling, Thailand says, its return to normal and a boost for trade in a region where the United States and China vie for influenc...
World | Reuters | Friday December 5, 2014
Chinese President Xi Jinping has urged faster development of advanced new military equipment to help build a strong army, state media reported, as the country steps up an ambitious modernisation plan that has rattled nerves across the region.
World | Agence France-Presse | Wednesday December 3, 2014
Beijing and Canberra have agreed to enhance military ties, Chinese state media reported, lauding defence relations between them even as Australia strengthens cooperation with the United States and Japan.
World | Jane Perlez, The New York Times | Monday November 24, 2014
A major reclamation project by the Chinese government on a tiny reef 500 miles from the mainland would enable China to land military aircraft there, expanding its reach into the contested South China Sea, analysts have said.
World | Reuters | Friday November 21, 2014
The United States on Monday charged five Chinese military officers and accused them of hacking into American nuclear, metal and solar companies to steal trade secrets, ratcheting up tensions between the two world powers over cyber espionage.
World | Agence France- Presse | Thursday November 20, 2014
China's souring foreign investment climate, "unfair" trade practices and lack of progress on reforms increased economic tensions between the United States and Beijing in 2014, a US commission concluded today.
World | Press Trust of India | Friday November 14, 2014
China raised the thorny subject of US military spy flights during talks that led to agreements this week on reducing friction between the two militaries, but was told US missions in international airspace and waters would continue, the Pentagon said.
World | Reuters | Wednesday November 12, 2014
The United States and China are planning to announce military agreements aimed at reducing the possibility of confrontation between the two powers, the Wall Street Journal reported on Tuesday, quoting unnamed US officials.
World | Agence France-Presse | Tuesday November 11, 2014
The first women fighter pilots to join China's famed aerobatic team showed off their skills in J-10 jets on Tuesday as Beijing put on a display of its growing military might.
World | Reuters | Saturday November 8, 2014
In November 2011, with the Arab Spring uprisings in full tilt and Europe rocked by a debt crisis, President Barack Obama flew to Asia to promote a shift of America's military, diplomatic and business assets to the region. His then Secretary of State,...
India | Press Trust of India | Friday November 7, 2014
Keeping China in mind, Defence Minister Arun Jaitley on Friday said that the government is taking all steps to create matching infrastructure on the Indian side to realise its military potential.
India | Agencies | Tuesday October 28, 2014
Prime Minister Narendra Modi pledged on Tuesday to strengthen Vietnam's military, which is likely to rankle China.
World | Reuters | Tuesday October 28, 2014
A once-powerful retired Chinese military officer has confessed to taking "massive" bribes and will be prosecuted in court, the official Xinhua news agency said on Tuesday.
India | Agencies | Tuesday October 28, 2014
India is likely to provide four naval patrol vessels to Vietnam in a military transfer significant to Hanoi's attempts to improve its defence in the South China Sea, where it is embroiled in a territorial dispute with China.
India | Written by Sudhi Ranjan Sen | Tuesday October 28, 2014
Will India sell military hardware, including BrahMos cruise missiles, to Vietnam? The move, which will definitely be viewed as hostile by China, will be the key point of discussion during Vietnamese Prime Minister Nguyen Tan Dung's two day visit to I...
World | Press Trust of India | Sunday October 26, 2014
China is testing a new generation of military aircraft which includes the country's first and most advanced stealth fighter believed to form the backbone of its air force.
World | Reuters | Thursday October 23, 2014
China wants to have closer military ties with Iran, the Chinese defence minister told the visiting head of the Iranian navy on Thursday, state media reported, reaffirming Beijing's diplomatic links with Tehran despite controversy over its nuclear pla...
India | Press Trust of India | Monday October 20, 2014
India and China have agreed to step up engagements between their militaries by setting up hotlines between the army headquarters and establish new border meeting posts to address incidents of incursions like the one in Ladakh area last month, Chinese...
World | Reuters | Thursday October 16, 2014
A Chinese drugmaker with military ties has sent an experimental Ebola drug to Africa for use by Chinese aid workers and is planning clinical trials there to combat a deadly outbreak of the disease, executives at the firm told Reuters on Thursday.
World | Reuters | Sunday October 12, 2014
Weaknesses in China's military training pose a threat to the country's ability to fight and win a war, China's official military newspaper said on Sunday.