Ten sailors missing after US destroyer collision off Singapore

Singapore, Aug 21 Ten US sailors were missing and five injured after their destroyer collided with a tanker near Singapore today, tearing a large hole in its hull in the second accident involving an...

Aug 21, 2017 6:22 PM | Newsscroll

China protests after US warship sails near island

Beijing, Aug 11 Beijing voiced displeasure today after a US warship sailed near an artificial island in the disputed South China Sea, an operation that prompted the Chinese navy to warn off the...

Aug 11, 2017 10:07 AM | Newsscroll

'US should help build Indian Navy to force China back down'

By Lalit K JhaWashington, Jul 26 A former Republican senator has suggested that the US strengthen the Indian Navy by outfitting it with nuclear weapons to send a "devastating" message to China and...

Jul 26, 2017 12:37 PM | Newsscroll

US warship near South China Sea island 'provocation': China

Beijing, Jul 3 The passage of a US warship close to a disputed island in the South China Sea was a "serious political and military provocation", Beijing said, one that could further strain relations...

Jul 03, 2017 6:16 AM | Newsscroll

US warship sails close to S China Sea island occupied by

BeijingWashington, Jul 2 An American warship today sailed close to a disputed island in the South China Sea occupied by Beijing, as part of an operation to demonstrate freedom of navigation in the...

Jul 02, 2017 8:35 PM | Newsscroll

US, China to hold 1st diplomatic and security dialogue

By K J M VarmaBeijing, Jun 16 China and the US will hold their first diplomatic and security dialogue next week in Washington amid rising tensions in ties over the South China Sea.Chinese State...

Jun 16, 2017 8:53 PM | Newsscroll

Vietnam urges China to act responsibly in S China Sea

Hanoi, Jun 15 Vietnam urged China today to take responsible and constructive actions in the disputed South China Sea following a Pentagon report that highlighted Beijing's military buildup in the...

Jun 15, 2017 6:11 PM | Newsscroll

Freedom of navigation exercise in SCS part of strategy: Mattis

By Lalit K JhaWashington, Jun 15 Defense Secretary James Mattis has asserted that the US' freedom of navigation exercise in the South China Sea which evoked strong protests from China would not be...

Jun 15, 2017 10:33 AM | Newsscroll

Beijing terms Pentagon report on its expanding global military role as irresponsible

Beijing [China] June 8 : China has termed the annual U.S. Defence Department report about Beijing's expanding global military presence as "irresponsible", and added that it remains justified...

Jun 08, 2017 4:21 PM | Newsscroll

Mattis reassures allies as US turns to China on N Korea

Singapore, Jun 3 Pentagon chief Jim Mattis moved to reassure Asian allies today that the United States can work with China on reining in North Korea's nuclear weapons programme without compromising...

Jun 03, 2017 8:49 PM | Newsscroll