Warships from the UK and China confront in the South China Sea

Warships from the UK and China confront in the South China Sea

Beijing/London: Reports have been received of a face-off between British warship, HMS Albion and the Chinese navy in the South China Sea. The Chinese navy tried to intercept the British ship, while sailing through the Paracel island groups region. China has alleged that the voyage of the British warship is in violation of the Chinese […]

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On the background of President Xi Jinping’s announcement, the huge Chinese investment in Africa caught in a whirlwind of controversy

On the background of President Xi Jinping’s announcement, the huge Chinese investment in Africa caught in a whirlwind of controversy

Beijing: ‘It is time for the African leadership to have a brutally honest self-assessment regarding the relationship with China. Is China following the footsteps of the countries that exploited Africa before?’ Daily Nation Kenya. ‘China is 70th in the list of the Per Capita Income and millions of its citizens are still below poverty line waiting […]

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Japan adopts aggressive changes in defence policy to counter Chinese threat

Japan adopts aggressive changes in defence policy to counter Chinese threat

Tokyo: Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe announced that the defensive posture taken by Japan since the Second World War, 70 years ago, will be changed. The Japanese Prime Minister warned that Japan cannot afford to continue with its defensive stance in view of the rising threat from China and North Korea in East Asia. A […]

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Opposition to the Chinese ‘One Belt One Road’ on the rise

Opposition to the Chinese ‘One Belt One Road’ on the rise

Washington/Beijing: While a conference with the African nations has been scheduled to start in the Chinese capital, the opposition to the ambitious project, One Belt One Road (OBOR), planned by President Xi Jinping, is once again on the edge. The international media and study groups have aggressively highlighted the opposition to the OBOR and the […]

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US and Japanese warships hold joint military exercise in South China Sea

US and Japanese warships hold joint military exercise in South China Sea

Tokyo/Washington: Japan and the United States once again posed a direct challenge to the increasing Chinese aggression in the South China Sea. On Friday, the Japanese and US navy conducted joint war exercises in the South China Sea. Prior to the war exercises, US B-52 bombers patrolled the South China Sea. The sequence of events […]

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Chinese exports suffer record slump due to US-initiated trade war, admits China’s ‘National Bureau of Statistics’

Chinese exports suffer record slump due to US-initiated trade war, admits China’s ‘National Bureau of Statistics’

Beijing: The ruling Communist government in China as well as the Chinese media have consistently claimed that China will not succumb to the pressures of the trade war started by the United States. However in reality, the factors that are considered to be the backbone of the Chinese economy are seen to have been majorly […]

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US President indicates intensifying trade war, prepares to levy $200-billion tariffs on Chinese imports

US President indicates intensifying trade war, prepares to levy $200-billion tariffs on Chinese imports

Washington: US President Donald Trump has completed preparations to impose import tax on Chinese goods worth a staggering $200 billion. President Trump has already instructed the administration accordingly, and new sanctions are likely to be announced next week. International analysts claim that the indications by Trump will mark a decisive phase in the trade war […]

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China hindering the dialogue between US and North Korea, alleges President Trump

China hindering the dialogue between US and North Korea, alleges President Trump

Washington: ‘Against the background of the conflict over trade issues with the United States, China is exerting tremendous pressure on North Korea. At the same time, China is helping North Korea by supplying fuel, chemicals and other utilities. This is creating obstacles in the process of normalisation of the United States-North Korea relations,’ alleged US […]

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Japanese security still under North Korean threat, Japanese defence ministry

Japanese security still under North Korean threat, Japanese defence ministry

Tokyo: ‘The North Korean threat to Japanese security still exists. Therefore, it is necessary for Japan to deploy missile defence systems for self-defence. At the same time, it needs to maintain and increase military cooperation with the United States,’ said the Japanese defence ministry. The Japanese defence ministry states the stand in the released white […]

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The Philippines will object to the Chinese nuclear deployment in the South China Sea; Philippines Defence Minister

The Philippines will object to the Chinese nuclear deployment in the South China Sea;  Philippines Defence Minister

Manila: “The Philippines will certainly object to the nuclear deployment on the artificial islands built by China in the South China Sea. Secretary of National Defence of the Philippines, Delfin Lorenzana, clarified that the Chinese Defence Ministry will be quizzed regarding this. Secretary of National Defence, Lorenzana submitted the Philippines’ position in front of the […]

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