Tag: South China Sea

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  • Vietnam seeks India’s support against China for violating its sovereignty

    Vietnam seeks India’s support against China for violating its sovereignty

    “We want India also to raise the issue since New Delhi has a direct stake in the matter,” Vietnamese diplomatic sources said here on Monday, drawing attention to the fact that nearly a dozen Chinese coast guard ships were still in the Vietnamese waters where the ONGC (Videsh) was among those involved in oil exploration activities.

    July 30, 2019
  • Concert of Asia

    Concert of Asia

    The biggest takeaway of the summit is the vision document 'ASEAN's Outlook on the Indo-Pacific‘ that was issued. This has been widely welcomed. The document recognizes that Indo-Pacific is a seamless maritime space, one that encompasses the Asia-Pacific and Indian Ocean regions and is a ‘closely integrated and interconnected region'.

    July 20, 2019
  • Philippine ex-foreign minister denied entry to Hong Kong: Lawyer

    Philippine ex-foreign minister denied entry to Hong Kong: Lawyer

    Del Rosario was behind two prominent initiatives against China, including a 2013 case at an international arbitral tribunal which eventually ruled against Beijing's claim over most of the resource-rich waterway.

    June 21, 2019
  • Malaysia will use Huawei ‘as much as possible’: Mahathir Mohamad

    Malaysia will use Huawei ‘as much as possible’: Mahathir Mohamad

    His comment came after a wave of controversy over the Chinese telecommunications firm, which has been hit by allegations of espionage and faces a US ban.

    May 30, 2019
  • Passage to Vietnam

    Passage to Vietnam

    Indeed, Vietnam is a strategic pillar of India's Act East Policy and this country's key interlocutor in ASEAN. Hence both countries have called for a Code of Conduct in South China Sea. As highlighted by the Prime Minister in June 2018 at the Sangri La Dialogue, India remains committed to the principle of an open, transparent, inclusive and rules-based regional architecture based on freedom of navigation and overflight, unimpeded economic activities and peaceful settlement of disputes in accordance with international law.

    May 22, 2019
  • Beijing bristles, warns US against provocation in South China Sea

    Beijing bristles, warns US against provocation in South China Sea

    China, which slams any movement of US ships in the region, warned Washington again.

    May 20, 2019
  • Group Sail: India participates in naval drills with US, Japan, Philippines

    Group Sail: India participates in naval drills with US, Japan, Philippines

    The exercises, conducted from 3-9 May, saw the participation of guided missile destroyer ‘Kolkata’ and fleet support vessel ‘Shakti’ from India, an aircraft carrier and a guided missile destroyer from Japan, a Philippine patrol vessel and a US guided missile destroyer.

    May 9, 2019
  • Dragon in the Ocean~I

    Dragon in the Ocean~I

    The Chinese naval strategy, shaped by Admiral Liu Huaqin and articulated as the ‘Far Seas Operations’ aims to transform China into a great sea power, not only capable of protecting its seagoing trade, but also to extend the outreach of its naval operations in the South China Sea and Western Pacific into the Indian Ocean by building a network of facilities and ports, towards which it has already achieved substantial progress.

    April 18, 2019
  • UK to send largest, most powerful aircraft carrier to Pacific on first operational mission

    UK to send largest, most powerful aircraft carrier to Pacific on first operational mission

    "The UK is a global power with truly global interest... We must be prepared to compete for our interests and our values far, far from home," UK Defence Minister Gavin Williamson said.

    February 12, 2019
  • For now, everyone must mind the gap

    For now, everyone must mind the gap

    Taiwan democratised in the 1990s and entered the world bodies and events like the World Trade Organisation and Olympics as “Chinese Taipei”.

    January 17, 2019
  • Should India view ‘string of pearls’ as an asset?

    Should India view ‘string of pearls’ as an asset?

    Alarm bells actually starting ringing with construction activities in Hambantota in Sri Lanka and Gwadar on the Makran Coast in Pakistan. The Chinese have since extended their reach to a base in the Red Sea.

    December 14, 2018
  • Apolitical, gutsy

    Apolitical, gutsy

    The Navy sometimes calls itself the “silent service”, yet while shunning the bombast often dished out by the brass hats.

    December 6, 2018
  • China denounces US warship in South China Sea

    China denounces US warship in South China Sea

    Chinese Foreign Ministry on Friday denounced a US warship sailing in the South China Sea earlier this week and said it undermined the country's sovereignty.

    November 30, 2018
  • India, Vietnam to launch maritime dialogue: President Kovind

    India, Vietnam to launch maritime dialogue: President Kovind

    President Kovind underlined a shared vision for the Indo-Pacific Region, “of which the South China Sea is a critical component.”

    November 20, 2018
  • US flies B-52 bombers near South China Sea

    US flies B-52 bombers near South China Sea

    Pacific Air Forces said Tuesday's "mission is consistent with international law and US' long-standing commitment to a free and open Indo-Pacific".

    October 18, 2018
  • Will G-20 summit force thaw in Sino-US ties?

    Will G-20 summit force thaw in Sino-US ties?

    When G20 finance ministers met in Bali last week to review economic developments in the lead-up to the annual G20 summit, they could not ignore troubling signs in the global economy driven by concerns about an intensifying US-China trade conflict. Last week’s slide in equities markets will have served as a warning – if that …

    October 17, 2018
  • India remains wary of China

    India remains wary of China

    The standing committee on external affairs in its latest report on Sino-India relations stated that China continues to display double standards as far as India is concerned. It ignores India’s objections on the China Pakistan Economic Corridor, that it transits through disputed territory, while at the same time opposes any project in Arunachal Pradesh for …

    October 16, 2018