Articles about East China Sea

21 Nov 2018

India and Vietnam to step up defense cooperation, oil exploration

India and Vietnam have decided to step up defense cooperation and oil exploration to boost their bilateral ties as they reaffirmed the importance of freedom of navigation and unimpeded economic activities in the South China Sea.

16 Oct 2018

US concerned with continued militarization of South China Sea: Mattis

The US remains highly concerned with China's continued militarization in the disputed South China Sea, Defense Secretary James Mattis told reporters yesterday traveling with him to Vietnam.

13 Oct 2018

Japan's Abe to visit China for talks with President Xi

Japan's Prime Minister Shinzo Abe will pay a three-day visit to China from October 25, the first by a Japanese leader in seven years, the two countries announced yesterday, signaling warming of ties between the arch-rivals.

10 Oct 2018

North Korea
Obama was 'impotent' about South China Sea, says Trump

US President Donald Trump today slammed his predecessor Barack Obama for being "impotent" and not stopping China from expanding its influence in the South China Sea, saying the Chinese Navy was now posing a confrontational challenge for the US in the disputed region.

03 Jun 2018

Indian armed forces building partnerships in Indo-Pacific region: PM Modi

Describing the Indo-Pacific as a "natural region", PM Narendra Modi said India's armed forces, especially the Navy, are building and expanding partnerships in the strategically vital region for peace, security, and humanitarian assistance.

20 Mar 2018

Xi Jinping
China will not concede "a single inch of land": Xi

Soon after being re-elected for a second five-year term with prospects of continuing as the President of China for life, Xi Jinping asserted that his country will not concede "a single inch of land" and guard its sovereignty.

04 Feb 2018

South Korea
UN Report: North Korea earned $200mn from banned exports, arms-sale

As per recent UN report, North Korea has earned nearly $200mn in 2017 by exporting banned commodities. It has also allegedly supplied weapons to Syria and Myanmar.

01 Dec 2017

Donald Trump
All smiles as "veteran cadres" Obama and Xi reunite

Former US President Barack Obama met Chinese President Xi Jinping in Beijing, weeks serving American President Donald Trump's maiden state visit to China.

23 Oct 2017

North Korea
Shinzo Abe's journey to become Japan's longest-serving post-war leader

In 2006, at age 52, Shinzo Abe became Japan's youngest prime minister since World War-II.

19 Sep 2017

North Korea
Swaraj condemns North Korea in India-Japan-US trilateral meet

External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj met US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson and Japanese Foreign Minister Taro Kono in New York.

29 Aug 2017

Why India and China agreed to settle the Doklam crisis

The months-long standoff between Indian and Chinese soldiers at Doklam came to an end yesterday, with both sides agreeing to withdraw their troops.

18 Aug 2017

Japan backs India, says Doklam status-quo must not change forcibly

Japan has endorsed India's position on the ongoing standoff between Indian and Chinese troops at Doklam, near the India-China-Bhutan tri-junction area.

China shows of military might in huge army parade

Chinese President Xi Jinping oversaw a parade marking the 90th anniversary of the founding of the People's Liberation Army (PLA).

25 Jul 2017

South Korea
Clash in the skies: Chinese jets intercept US fighter aircraft

In an instance of power clash in the skies over the East China sea, two Chinese fighter jets intercepted an American surveillance aircraft.

08 Jul 2017

South Korea
China has problems with most neighbors, not just India

The ongoing standoff between Indian and Chinese troops at the India-Bhutan-China tri-junction area near Sikkim has placed the spotlight on Beijing's territorial disputes.

07 Jul 2017

Narendra Modi
G20 Summit: Modi, Xi praise each other amid Sikkim standoff

PM Narendra Modi and Chinese President Xi Jinping praised each other when they spoke at an informal BRICS meeting on the sidelines of the two-day G20 summit in Hamburg, Germany.

28 Jun 2017

Narendra Modi
Why the growing Indo-US friendship has irked China

Indian PM Narendra Modi's visit to the US and his meetings with President Donald Trump have signalled the increasing Indo-US bonhomie.

19 May 2017

US Air Force
Chinese fighters intercepts US warplane over East China Sea

A US Air Force (USAF) WC-135 radiation detection plane was intercepted by two Sukhoi Su-30 fighter jets over the East China Sea on May 17, according to the US military.

25 Apr 2017

Malabar 2017 to focus on anti-submarine warfare : Indian Navy

India and the US are set to conduct Malabar Exercise in July in Bay of Bengal. Termed America's largest military exercise conducted with non-NATO countries, this is the first major military drill under Donald Trump's Presidency.