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China Denies Plans to Build Monitoring Station

China Denies Plans to Build Monitoring Station

Beijing has denied reports that it is preparing to construct an environmental monitoring station on disputed waters in the South China Sea claimed by Manila. The initial report by the state-run Hianan Daily quoted Sansha mayor Xiao Jie as saying China would start preparatory operations for various monitoring stations on numerous islands including the Scarborough […]

Japan Sends Largest Warship into South China Sea

Japan Sends Largest Warship into South China Sea

The Izumo helicopter carrier, Japan’s largest warship, is set to navigate the disputed South China Sea in a move that has been dubbed the largest show of naval force the region has seen since the end of World War II. According to three sources familiar with the matter, who spoke with Reuters on condition of […]

Trump Strategist: “We’re going to war in the South China Sea”

Trump Strategist: “We’re going to war in the South China Sea”

It’s no doubt that United States President Donald Trump has been vehemently critical of China’s economic and militaristic policies. But is the commander-in-chief ready to rain American fire power in the East? One man in his inner circle seems to think so. Or at least he did. Steve Bannon, chief White House strategist and former […]

Tillerson to China: Island Building Stops Here

Tillerson to China: Island Building Stops Here

For years, China has been enraging its neighbors by building and militarizing artificial islands across disputed waters. Now, President-elect Donald Trump’s nominee for secretary of state says it’s time for the U.S. to draw a hard line. “We’re going to have to send China a clear signal that first, the island-building stops and second, your […]

China Sends First Aircraft Carrier into the Western Pacific

China Sends First Aircraft Carrier into the Western Pacific

Amid rising tensions with Taiwan, China appears to be mobilizing further. Recently, Beijing deployed its first aircraft carrier into the Western Pacific, according to the United States NAVY. “A Chinese navy formation, including the aircraft carrier Liaoning, headed towards the West Pacific on Saturday for scheduled blue-water training,” said navy spokesperson Liang Yang as quoted […]

China Vows to Return US Navy Drone

China Vows to Return US Navy Drone

On Friday, the US Pentagon announced that the USNS Bowditch, an oceanographic survey ship stationed in the disputed international waters of the South China Sea, had seen a Chinese warship use a small boat to entrap an “ocean glider” – technically known as an unmanned underwater vehicle, or UUV. On Saturday, China made its response. […]

Trump Expected to “Flex American Muscle” in South China Sea

Trump Expected to “Flex American Muscle” in South China Sea

Only a little over a week ago billionaire and New York real-estate mogul Donald Trump was elected to be the next President of the United States. Just a few days ago President-elect Trump spoke with Chinese President Xi Jinping during a congratulatory call that President Xi made to Trump. According to CNN, “President-elect Trump stated […]

China’s People’s Liberation Army Reveals New Weapons on State Television

China’s People’s Liberation Army Reveals New Weapons on State Television

In this tension-filled period following an international tribunal hearing in the Hague, which ruled that China has no rightful claim to almost all of the South China Sea, China’s People’s Liberation Army (PLA) unveiled a series of weapons for air and sea combat during a visit by prominent officers. It is uncharacteristic and rare for […]

Anti-US Protests Outside KFCs in China, State Media ‘Calling for Rational Patriotism’

Anti-US Protests Outside KFCs in China, State Media ‘Calling for Rational Patriotism’

Chinese citizens are at it again: they’ve taken expressing their anger over the unfavorable decision at an international tribunal over territorial maritime disputes in the South China Sea to a new bizarre level. Last week it was smashing iPhones. This week it’s anti-US protests at KFC outlets. Yes, you read that correctly. KFC. As in […]

South China Sea Ruling Is In: Philippines Win, China Loses

South China Sea Ruling Is In: Philippines Win, China Loses

The contentious situation in the South China Sea reached a turning point Tuesday when the long-awaited and much-publicized international tribunal hearing at the Hague came back with its ruling. The Permanent Court of Arbitration backed the Philippines, who brought the case forward, overwhelmingly ruling against Chinese claims to rights in the South China Sea. Nations […]

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