A spokesperson for China's Ministry of National Defense on Friday criticized a report recently released by the White House on its strategic approach to China. "We are strongly dissatisfied with the report and firmly oppose it," said Ren Guoqiang, the spokesperson for the ministry, at a press conference in response to a media question, noting … Continue reading China rejects intellectual property theft alleged by Trump
China’s military announced on Sunday that it had dispatched warships to challenge two United States Navy vessels that sailed through waters in the South China Sea that China claims as its own. The Chinese confronted the American ships and warned them to leave, the Ministry of National Defense said in a statement posted on its website, … Continue reading China prepares for war with the US
Two Chinese fighter jets have intercepted an American military plane over the East China Sea, the US Air Force reported as breaking news. According to a report from IBT, the U.S. military declined to describe this dangerous encounter with their Chinese counterparts as "unsafe." Nonetheless, the aircraft crew reportedly called the action "unprofessional." The US aircraft, … Continue reading US Aircraft intercepted by 2 Chinese military Jets
Shortly after Tokyo announced Thursday that it may have to patrol alongside the U.S. on South China Sea region, Beijing sounded out a warning telling Japan to think twice against "playing with fire" in the contested waters. The decision from Japan was made public earlier this month when Defence Minister Tomomi Inada said during a visit … Continue reading China cautions Japan on South China Sea matters
Former Philippines president Fidel Ramos speaks to journalists on Friday during a trip to Hong Kong. The five-day visit was aimed at helping rekindle ties with China, which have been soured by a maritime dispute in the South China Sea. [Photo/Agencies] Former Philippines president Fidel Ramos said on Friday that he and his Chinese "old … Continue reading Former Philippines President Hold Talks With Chinese Delegates On South China Sea Disagreements.
The International Court of Justice has reportedly done the unthinkable by publicly declaring that it has played no role in the highly-sensitive South China Sea judgement passed by the Permanent Court of Arbitration, in favor of Philippines. The PCA ruled on the arbitration case unilaterally initiated by the Philippines against China in 2013. In a … Continue reading The ICJ And UN Confirm They’re Not Part of The Judgement On South China Sea.
Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte said on Thursday said he was asking former President Fidel Ramos to help start talks with China over disputes in the South China Sea. Former Philippine president Fidel Ramos. The president, during a testimonial dinner hosted by the San Beda College, reiterated that war was not an option and he wanted … Continue reading Philippines To Send Peace Envoy To China, On South China Sea Disputes.
BEIJING - Following is the full text of a statement by the Foreign Affairs Committee of China's top legislature, National People's Congress, issued on Thursday, on the award of the arbitral tribunal in the South China Sea arbitration established at the unilateral request of the Philippines. Statement by the Foreign Affairs Committee of China's National … Continue reading Statement From China’s National People’s Congress On The South China Sea.
Chinese Foreign Ministry spokesman Lu Kang on Thursday said China had formally protested against Australia's "wrong remarks". The Permanent Court of Arbitration at The Hague concluded this week that China had no historic claim to the South China Sea, saying it had violated the Philippines' economic and sovereign rights, and Australia's Foreign Minister Julie Bishop is … Continue reading Julie Bishop Says International Court Ruling Against China On The South China Sea Holds Supreme.
China's most powerful leader President Xi has assumed a more direct control over the military with the new title of Commander-in-Chief of its Joint Operations Command Center, reports have confirmed. He appeared publicly for the first time in camouflage battle dress wearing the joint center's insignia. Xi is also leading the ruling Communist Party and assumes … Continue reading Chinese President Xi Jinping Assumes Direct Control Over Military.