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A view of the South China Sea between the city of Xiamen in China, in the far distance, and the islands of Kinmen in Taiwan, in the foreground, on February 02, 2021 as seen from the airspace above Kinmen, Taiwan.
Japan and Vietnam Sign Defence Transfer Deal in Response to China’s Influence
With China’s looming presence in the South China Sea, Japan has signed a deal with Vietnam to ensure that military defence equipment and technology from Tokyo are sent to Hanoi to counter China’s influence. As...
South China Sea: USS Carl Vinson to Assert Freedom of Navigation
The Nimitz-class aircraft carrier USS Carl Vinson departed from San Diego last month. It has recently entered the South China Sea. Carrying F-35C stealth fighters, the aircraft carrier is participating in maritime strike exercises, flight...
Japan and Vietnam Sign Defense Deal to Counter Common Foe, China
At a meeting on Saturday Sept. 11 between Vietnam and Japan, Japan agreed that it will now provide defense equipment and technology to Vietnam to counter what the two nations see as a mutual aggressive...
China has responded to U.S. actions in the South China Sea by threatening to send PLA Navy warships into U.S. territorial waters.
‘Taste of Its Own Medicine’: China Threatening to Send Warships Into US Territorial Waters
China, through its state-run media mouthpiece Global Times, issued a threat to the U.S. by calling on the People’s Liberation Army (PLA) Navy to move warships into American territorial waters. The media outlet made the...
TOKYO, JAPAN - AUGUST 08: Team United States poses after the Group All-Around Final at Ariake Gymnastics Centre on August 08, 2021 in Tokyo, Japan.
Communist China Attempts to Bolster Its Olympic Medal Count by Including Medals Won by Hong Kong and Taiwan
In a move widely panned as petty and inappropriate for a world superpower, communist China has claimed it has won the most medals at the Tokyo 2020 Olympics. It did so by adding medals won...
India plans on sending four warships to the South China Sea region to participate in joint exercises with foreign navies.
India Will Deploy Warships in the South China Sea
India plans to send four warships into the contested South China Sea waters in August, according to its Defense Ministry. The exact date of departure has not been revealed. The two-month deployment will also include...
Though HMS Queen Elizabeth will traverse through South China Sea, it isn't clear whether it will pass within the 12 mile limit of Beijing's artificial islands.
Will London Stand Up to China? HMS Queen Elizabeth Heading for Beijing’s Territorial Claims in South China Sea
The UK’s biggest warship HMS Queen Elizabeth and Carrier Strike Group are passing through the Singapore Strait. “It comes as the vessels head into the South China Sea having completed exercises with the Indian, Malaysian...
London aims to locate two warships permanently in the Asian region.
Britain Announces Permanent Warships in Asia Ahead of HMS Queen Elizabeth’s Visit to Japan, Tokyo Decouples Taiwan From China Map
On July 20, Britain declared that it would soon be deploying warships in Asian waters. The deployment would come after aircraft carrier HMS Queen Elizabeth and escort ships sail to Japan in September, traversing the...
Blinken Pledges Support for Philippines in South China Sea as Beijing Claims Its Navy ‘Drove Away’ US Ship
On July 11, U.S. Secretary of State, Antony Blinken, stated that the U.S. would come to the aid of the Philippines should China choose to attack any of their aircraft or ships, the Associated Press...
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Public Documents Suggest ‘Fishing’ Vessels Actually Serve Beijing’s South China Sea Militia: RFA
Recently unearthed bidding documents, corporate records and other official data strongly suggest that many Chinese “fishing vessels” in fact contribute to, or are part of China’s maritime militia, Radio Free Asia (RFA) reports.   RFA analyzed...
U.S. warship USS Sullivans leaves Portsmouth Harbour in England at the start of a deployment to the Philippines accompanying the British Aircraft Carrier HMS Queen Elizabeth on May 22, 2021 in Southsea, England. Johnson says England is enforcing the “law of the sea.”
We Believe in ‘Law of the Sea’: Boris Johnson Ahead of Show of South China Sea Naval Force
British Royal Navy aircraft carrier HMS Queen Elizabeth set sail for a seven-month-long voyage to Asia. During a recent visit to Portsmouth Naval Base in the southern English coast, Prime Minister Boris Johnson said the...
The morning sun rises at Wakkanai, some 1,100 kilometres north of Tokyo, an area of concern for Japanese military and government officials who are weary of Chinese real estate investments.
Chinese Buyers Investing Heavily in Land Near Japanese Military Bases
Major Chinese capital is being poured into land purchases in Japan near military bases and other military-run facilities, posing a threat to Japanese national security. As a result, Japanese politicians are now attempting to pass...