Tag Archives: East China Sea

  • Trump says US not necessarily bound by ‘one China’ policy

    Trump's comments on "Fox News Sunday" came after he prompted a diplomatic protest from China over his decision to accept a telephone call from Taiwan's president on 2 December. ...

  • NS Venkataraman Why should Asian nations be cautious about China?

    With territorial ambitions of China becoming clear, and China's developing confidence that it will be a superpower in the world, its Asian neighbours need to exercise caution. ...

  • Beijing warns against ‘cradle of war’ in South China Sea

    China warned rivals Wednesday against turning the South China Sea into a "cradle of war" and threatened an air defence zone there, after its claims to the strategically vital waters were declared invalid. ...

  • Japan and China agree on moves to mend ties further

    Japan and China agreed on Sunday to restart mutual visits of their foreign ministers and hold bilateral high-level economic dialogue early next year, a Japanese senior government spokesman said. ...

  • China hosts ASEAN meeting amid South China Sea tensions

    China hosted Southeast Asian defence ministers on Friday in an effort to burnish its reputation in a region wary of its territorial ambitions, while expectations grow that the US might directly challenge Chinese claims in the South China Sea. ...

  • China to hold military parade to ‘frighten Japan’

    China will this year hold its first large-scale military parade since 2009, reports said on Tuesday, with one key goal described as being to "frighten Japan". ...

  • Book Review: Meltdown in Tibet — warnings of water wars in Asia

    Michael Buckley's new book Meltdown in Tibet gives vivid and alarming descriptions of the destruction of Tibet's environment and its effect on all of Asia, posing big questions to all who have a stake in Tibet's ecosystem. ...

  • China, Japan blame each other for jet encounter

    China and Japan are blaming each other for a close encounter between military jets over the East China Sea. China's defence ministry says Japanese F-15 fighters followed a Chinese TU-154 plane. ...

  • China sinks Vietnamese fishing boat in dispute waters

    Vietnam on Tuesday accused a Chinese ship of ramming and sinking one of its fishing boats, fanning territorial tensions over Beijing's deployment of an oil rig in contested waters. ...

  • Johannes Nugroho After Crimea, China’s trip down memory lane worries its neighbours

    The recent annexation of Ukraine's Crimea peninsula by Russia will affect the way territorial disputes are handled throughout the globe. ...