China & Vietnam to resolve their differences over the South China Sea through bilateral talks

China & Vietnam to resolve their differences over the South China Sea through bilateral talks

Beijing : “China and Vietnam should resolve their dispute over the South China Sea through discussions,” appealed Xi Jinping, the Chinese President after his meeting with Nguyen Xuan Phuc, the Vietnamese Prime Minister. Nguyen in turn stated that his government in power since July, would have China on its list of priorities in its foreign policy. […]

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Philippines President Rodrigo Duterte asks US to withdraw troops from Southern Philippines

Philippines President Rodrigo Duterte asks US to withdraw troops from Southern Philippines

Manila: Philippines President Rodrigo Duterte, who recently created a stir by using derogatory words against the US President Barack Obama, has asked the US to withdraw troops from Southern Philippines.  When China’s military activities in the South China Sea are increasing, this statement made by Philippines President Duterte has shocked everyone. One of the senior […]

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Japan to enhance military capabilities to counter China and North Korea

Japan to enhance military capabilities to counter China and North Korea

Tokyo : Amidst the growing tension with China and North Korea, Japan has shown signs of speeding up its military capabilities. On Wednesday, Prime Minister Shinzo Abe’s Government has proposed a military budget of $50 billion to the Parliament which includes fighter jets, drones, Anti- Ship missile system, Chinook helicopters and Air to ship missiles. […]

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Arms race ignites between US and China. China exhibits new missile defense system

Arms race ignites between US and China. China exhibits new missile defense system

Beijing: China too responded to the US deployment of ‘THAAD’ advanced anti-missile system in South Korea. China, known for maintaining top secrecy regarding its defense preparedness, for the first time has exhibited the anti-missile system developed to protect its airspace security. China’s system is believed to be a response to the US ‘THAAD’ system. Recently, […]

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India, US sign key logistics agreement, considered as a reply to China’s aggression

India, US sign key logistics agreement, considered as a reply to China’s aggression

Washington : In order to counter China’s increasing might and aggression, India and the US have signed a defense agreement ‘Logistics Exchange Memorandum of Agreement.’ (LEMOA). The agreement was signed between the Indian Defense Minister Manohar Parrikar and the US Defense Secretary Ashton Carter. This will enable both the countries to have access to each […]

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China’s ruling party tightens hold on NGOs. New guidelines announced

China’s ruling party tightens hold on NGOs. New guidelines announced

Beijing : In a bid to tighten its grip over the general public, China’s ruling Communist Party has decided to target non-governmental organizations. On Sunday evening, new guidelines were issued by the Communist Party offices and the ‘State Council’ of China. NGOs will now have to admit members of the Communist Party to their board committee […]

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Japan plans record-hike in defense budget to $52 billion

Japan plans record-hike in defense budget to $52 billion

Tokyo : With the concerns of increased security risks from China and North Korea, Japanese government has begun preparations to sanction a defense budget of $52 billion. A proposal to this effect will be presented in the Japanese parliament in the coming week. This defense budget includes expenses for production of military drones, upgradation of […]

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