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.
Reuters | Wednesday October 8, 2014
The statement underscores China's increasingly vocal concern over the Internet and cyber-security.
World | Associated Press | Wednesday October 8, 2014
Japan and the United States are revising their mutual defense guidelines for the first time in nearly two decades to respond to China's military expansion and increase Japan's role in regional defense.
World | Agence France-Presse | Wednesday October 8, 2014
Beijing has completed a runway for military aircraft on a South China Sea island also claimed by Vietnam, state-run media reported, as it asserts its territorial claims in the area.
World | Agence France-Presse | Monday September 29, 2014
Thousands of Philippine and US marines on Monday began military exercises close to flashpoints in the South China Sea, where Beijing is engaged in a bitter territorial with its neighbours.
World | Press Trust of India | Tuesday September 23, 2014
Chinese President Xi Jinping yesterday demanded "absolute loyalty" from PLA's top brass, asking them to repose "firm faith" in the ruling Communist Party, guarantee a smooth chain of command and make sure all decisions are implemented.
Associated Press | Thursday September 18, 2014
Investigators said China's military was able to steal emails, documents, user accounts and computer codes from networks of civilian transportation companies.
World | Agence France-Presse | Thursday September 18, 2014
Chinese hackers believed to be linked to Beijing conducted dozens of cyberattacks on US defense contractors between 2012 and 2013, potentially compromising military operations, a congressional probe warned Wednesday.
India | Reuters | Monday September 15, 2014
India has eased restrictions on building roads and military facilities along its disputed border with China, as the new government seeks to close the gap on its neighbour's superior transport network and take a stronger stance on Beijing.
World | Reuters | Wednesday September 3, 2014
Chinese President Xi Jinping urged Japan to learn from its past military aggression on Wednesday, as China commemorated Japan's World War Two surrender on a newly appointed Victory Day amid tense ties between the two Asian giants.
World | Reuters | Saturday August 30, 2014
Chinese President Xi Jinping has said China will spur military innovation and called on the army to create a new strategy for "information warfare" as the country embarks on military reform, state media said on Saturday.
World | Associated Press | Friday August 29, 2014
Japan's Defense Ministry on Friday requested money for F-35 stealth fighter jets as part of its biggest-ever budget to bolster its ability to defend remote southern islands, including ones also claimed by an increasingly assertive China.