China military

China's military drills reveal plans for Taiwan blockade in case of war: Experts  

Mobilising fighter planes, helicopters and even warships, the drills aim to simulate a blockade of Taiwan and include practising an "attack on targets at sea", according to state news agency Xinhua.

published on : 6th August 2022

Top Taiwan missile official found dead in hotel: Army institute

In a statement posted on its website, the institute confirmed Ouyang was found unconscious at a hotel in Hengchun, Pingtung County on Saturday morning.

published on : 6th August 2022

Nancy Pelosi says US will 'not allow' China to isolate Taiwan

Now in Tokyo on the final leg of her Asian tour, Pelosi did not comment directly on the drills but argued that American politicians should be able to travel to Taiwan freely.

published on : 5th August 2022

China's Taiwan military drills 'a significant escalation', says US Secretary of State Blinken

Blinken said there was 'no justification' for the exercises launched by Beijing in response to a visit to Taiwan by US House Speaker Nancy Pelosi.

published on : 5th August 2022

China more aggressive, dangerous to US, allies: US General Mark Milley

Milley declined to provide specific numbers of unsafe Chinese interactions with US and allied aircraft and ships.

published on : 24th July 2022

China's drone carrier hints at 'swarm' ambitions for Pacific

The 89-metre or 292-foot ship would be operational by year-end, vastly increasing China's surveillance potential of the vast Pacific area it considers its zone of influence.

published on : 8th June 2022

China secretly building military facility in Cambodia: Report

China had signed a secret agreement to allow its military to use the base, citing U.S. and allied officials familiar with the matter.

published on : 7th June 2022

US lawmakers affirm Japan alliance eyeing China, North Korea

Japan has long been nervous about China’s stance on Taiwan, but such views, especially among conservative politicians seeking a more assertive military, have heightened since the war in Ukraine.

published on : 16th April 2022

Australia, New Zealand worried by China's deal with Solomon Islands

A document leaked last week indicates that China could boost its military presence in the South Pacific island nation, including with ship visits.

published on : 28th March 2022

Leaked document indicates China could boost military in Solomon Islands

The Solomon Islands revealed it had signed a policing cooperation agreement with China, but more concerning to Australia was the draft text of a broader security arrangement that was leaked.

published on : 25th March 2022

India, China to hold 15th round of border talks on Friday

The two sides will hold the next round at the Chushul Moldo meeting point in Ladakh on Friday to end the 22-month standoff at the remaining friction areas.

published on : 8th March 2022

Xi Jinping asks Chinese military to step up recruitment of new talent to gain ascendancy in future wars

Chinese President Xi Jinping urged accelerating the building of first-class military schools and training of first-class military personnel.

published on : 29th November 2021

Work on Chinese military base in UAE stopped after US intervention

The evidence included huge excavations apparently for a multi-story building and the fact that the site was covered in an apparent attempt to evade scrutiny.

published on : 24th November 2021

China coast guard uses water cannon against Philippine boats

The incident is the latest flare-up in the long-simmering territorial disputes in South China Sea, where China, the Philippines, Vietnam, Malaysia, Brunei and Taiwan have overlapping claims. 

published on : 18th November 2021

Taiwan says China seeking to degrade its military and morale

China has been stepping up its threats to use force to against Taiwan by holding military exercises and sending planes close to the island.

published on : 9th November 2021

China: Military drills, flights were needed to defend Taiwan

All were in international airspace, but the display raised fears that any misstep could provoke an unintended escalation in the region.

published on : 13th October 2021

India, China stand shoulder-to-shoulder to combat terror: Indian Army

The exercise aims to enrich both the contingents from each other's experience in counter-terrorism operations.

published on : 8th December 2019