Tag Archives: Defence

  • China, US argue over naval activity in South China Sea

    China on Thursday issued its second protest in as many days over US naval activity in the region, drawing an unusually sharp response from the US Navy's 7th Fleet, which accused Beijing of attempting to assert illegitimate maritime rights. ...

  • China expected to unveil hike in military budget as tensions rise

    China is expected to reveal a robust increase in defence spending at the 5 March annual opening of parliament, as its economy rebounds from the COVID-19 pandemic and military tensions rise, Chinese and Western security experts said. ...

  • Tibetan history lessons for Indian army officers to counter China

    India undertakes a rebalance of military forces and fire power to the northern borders with China amid the continuing troop confrontation in eastern Ladakh, the Army has a new target on its radar screen: Tibetology. ...

  • US navy says China unreliable after meeting no-show; Beijing says US twisting facts

    The US military slammed China for failing to appear for virtual, senior-level meetings slated for this week, calling this “another example that China does not honour its agreements”, Beijing said the US version of events distorted the facts ...

  • India fully prepared to counter any threat on northern borders: CDS General Bipin Rawat

    Chief of Defence Staff General Bipin Rawat on Monday said that given India is engaged in a standoff situation in Ladakh, there is some development activity which has been ongoing in Tibet Autonomous Region of China. ...

  • China condemns new US Hong Kong sanctions, Taiwan arms sale

    China on Tuesday lashed out at the US over new sanctions against Chinese officials and the sale of more military equipment to Taiwan. The US actions are part of what critics see as an effort by the Trump administration to put pressure ...

  • Taiwan says faces daily threat as US notifies of new arms sale

    Taiwan faces military threats on a daily basis from "authoritarian forces", President Tsai Ing-wen said on Tuesday, as the United States announced a new $280 million arms sale package to the Chinese-claimed island, the sixth this year. ...

  • US hits China with Hong Kong sanctions, OKs Taiwan arms sale

    The Trump administration on Monday approved a new major arms sale to Taiwan and slapped new sanctions on Chinese officials over the crackdown on pro-democracy advocates in Hong Kong. ...

  • Malabar exercise of ‘Quad’ concludes with clear message for China

    The power-packed second phase of the top-notch Malabar naval exercise, with two aircraft carriers, fighter jets and ten other warships from India, the US, Japan and Australia, came to an end in the Arabian Sea on Friday. ...

  • India, US, Japan and Australia kick off large naval drills

    India, the United States, Japan and Australia began their largest joint naval exercises in over a decade on Tuesday, Indian government sources said, seen as part of efforts to balance China’s vast military and economic power in the region. ...