Free Press Journal
  • China not ‘expansionist’  but won’t give up territory: Xi

    Beijing : Chinese President Xi Jinping told US Defence Secretary James Mattis on Wednesday that China has no plans to create chaos in the world — although he defended his country’s claim to disputed islands in the South China Sea.

  • China to use Taiwan as base to isolate India: US lawmaker

    Washington : China will turn Taiwan into a major nuclear and conventional military base, a move which will allow it to project power into the Indian Ocean and consolidate more control over the disputed South China Sea to “isolate” both India and Japan,  a US lawmaker has warned.

  • China to use Taiwan as base to isolate India, Japan: US lawmaker

    Washington: China will turn Taiwan into a major nuclear and conventional military base, a move which will allow it to project power into the Indian Ocean and consolidate more control over the disputed South China Sea to “isolate” both India and Japan,  a US lawmaker has warned.

  • Doklam exposed fragility of ties with India: Chinese daily

    Beijing : An opinion piece in a Chinese daily has described China’s ties with India as still being fragile, especially after troops of both countries were engaged in a military stand-off near the trilateral boundary that they share with Bhutan on the Doklam Plateau.

  • ASEAN can’t resolve sea disputes: Minh

    Manila: Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) Secretary General Le Luong Minh has said that the ASEAN was not the venue to resolve sovereignty claims over the South China Sea, reports ANI.

  • China activities on South China Sea irks US, allies

    Criticising ongoing land reclamation, building of outposts, militarisation of disputed features in the disputed sea, the trio said any code of conduct must be legally binding, meaningful and effective.

  • China opens cinema theatre in disputed South China Sea island

    Beijing : China has opened a modern cinema theatre on Yongxing Island in the disputed South China Sea as part of its plan to establish authority over the area, the state media reported on Sunday.

  • Defiant Indonesia renames its part of South China Sea

    Jakarta will now refer to the northern areas of its exclusive economic zone in the South China Sea as the ‘North Natuna Sea’ in an act of defiance against Beijing’s territorial ambitions in the region.

  • Beijing sends ships to South China Sea

    Beijing : China has sent military ships and warplanes to the South China Sea following the incursion by a US destroyer near the Xisha islands.

  • China commissions its biggest naval destroyer

    Beijing : China’s Navy on Wednesday launched its biggest new generation destroyer weighing 10,000 tonnes as part of a massive expansion to become a global naval power.

  • America will need India to counter China: Experts

    Washington : Even as the Trump administration is cosying up to the Chinese, the US will need India to counter Beijing’s growing influence in the world, a top American think-tank has said.

  • China proposes blue economic passages

    The China-Indian Ocean-Africa-Mediterranean Sea blue economic passage will run westward via the South China Sea to the Indian Ocean and link with the China-Indochina Peninsula Economic Corridor and connect with the China-Pakistan and Bangladesh-China-India-Myanmar economic corridors.

  • China-India border tension remains despite growing economic ties: US

    Washington: The Pentagon has said that tension continues to exist along the disputed portions of India-China border even though the economic relationship between the two Asian giants have expanded in recent years. According to Pentagon, China’s use of force in territorial disputes has varied widely throughout its history.