East China Sea

Super Typhoon Trami's Rainfall Examined By GPM | Precipitation Measurement Missions

The GPM core observatory satellite probed super typhoon TRAMI when it traveled above the northwestern Pacific Ocean on September 24, 2018 at 1203 …

Super Typhoons

Thousands of fishing boats set out in Zhejiang

News (China)

Risk of South China Sea Strife if Beijing Attempts Defense Zone

An air defense zone declared by Beijing, or any effort to stop civilian ship traffic, would raise the risk of conflict in the disputed South China …

South China Sea

PLA Navy holds submarine rescue drill in East China Sea

The People's Liberation Army (PLA) Navy conducted a submarine rescue drill in the East China Sea on Saturday, which Chinese military experts on …


China financial dialogue ‘extremely good’, says Japan’s Finance Minister Taro Aso

Japanese Finance Minister Taro Aso said on Friday that the current round of financial dialogue with China was “extremely good”, and that both sides …


The US is sending an unmistakable message to China — four B-52 bomber flights through the East and South China Seas this month

• <b>US Air Force B-52H Stratofortress heavy long-range bombers, powerful weapons of war, have made multiple flights through the East and South China Seas this month.</b>• <b><br>These flights are part of US Indo-Pacific Command's Continuous Bomber Presence mission, which aims to strengthen America's deterrence in</b> …

U.S. Politics

Japan protests to China over banning of reporter

Japan has protested to China over its decision to ban a reporter for a conservative Japanese newspaper from covering talks between the countries' …


Japanese Fighters Intercept Chinese Spy Plane in Sea of Japan

The Japan Air Self-Defense Force intercepted a Chinese surveillance aircraft approaching Japanese airspace on August 29.


Report: U.S. flew B-52H bomber over East China Sea

A U.S. B-52H bomber recently entered China's Air Defense Identification Zone in areas of the East China Sea, according to a Taiwanese press report.


Significant and conservative long-range transport of dissolved organic nutrients in the Changjiang diluted water

1.<p>Seitzinger, S. P. <i>et al</i>. Sources and delivery of carbon, nitrogen, and phosphorus to the coastal zone: An overview of Global Nutrient Export from …


Scientists elaborated upon carbon sink/source patterns of the Yellow Sea and East China Sea

The Yellow Sea (YS) and the East China Sea (ECS) locate in the western side of the Pacific Ocean, and are the most important continental marginal …

Climate Change

Typhoon Soulik to bring gales to east China

China's national observatory said Wednesday that typhoon Soulik, the country's 19th this year, will bring strong winds to the east coast through …


Chinese army reveals new all-terrain tracked carrier | Jane's 360

China’s Ministry of National Defense (MND) has released images of a recently conducted amphibious exercise showing a new all-terrain tracked carrier …


Laser Attacks on U.S. Pilots Rising Sharply in Middle East

Hostile forces are targeting U.S. pilots with laser pointers at an increasing rate, putting aircrews at risk over the Middle East and the South China …

What NZ has to know about growing Asia conflict

Are we close to seeing Asia break out in war?<p>That's the topic Associate Professor at ANU Coral Bell School of Asia Pacific Affairs Brendan Taylor …


PLA’s 73rd Group Army conducts a live fire training exercise near the East China Sea

Soldiers from the 73rd Group Army fire at a target during a training exercise on the coast of the East China Sea. Photo: 81.cn<p>Soldiers from the 73rd …


NASA satellite sees Tropical Depression Rumbia form

Tropical Depression Rumbia, the twenty-first tropical cyclone of the Northwestern Pacific Ocean season formed on Aug. 15, as NASA-NOAA's Suomi NPP …

Tropical Cyclones

A Comic Raises a Serious Question: Is Japan Ready to Use Military Force?

Prospect of conflict with China over islands in East China Sea propels cartoon novels selling in millions<p>TOKYO—On a stormy night, three mysterious figures clamber onto an uninhabited island in the East China Sea. Tensions spiral upward from there until China invades several Japanese islands, …


China 'prepares for battles' against US, Japanese missiles in tense East China Sea

• <b>Following drills in the Yellow Sea and South China Sea, the Chinese People's Liberation Army Navy conducted anti-missile drills in the East China Sea over the weekend.</b>• <b><br>The drills were reportedly designed to counter potential missile threats from US, Japan, and other potential combatants.</b>• <b><br>The</b> …


China’s Coastal Waters Get Dirtier for First Time in Four Years

The quality of China’s coastal waters has declined for the first time in four years due to worsening pollution in the South China Sea, <b>a new report</b> …


PLA naval exercises in East China Sea test missile interceptions

Naval vessels from three theater commands of the People's Liberation Army (PLA) have conducted air defense and anti-missile live-fire exercises in …


China upgrades alert for typhoon Yagi

China's national observatory on Sunday upgraded the alert for typhoon Yagi from blue to yellow, as the typhoon is forecast to make landfall in the …


“The doomsday clock is ticking.”

Asia is at risk of descending into a region-wide crisis with global implications, a leading expert in Asia-Pacific affairs has warned.<p>Dr Brendan …


US B-52H Bombers and P-8A Sub-Hunting Aircraft Train Over East China Sea

Two U.S. bombers and two maritime patrol aircraft conducted a joint training mission over the East China Sea last week.


Week in politics: Trump says Trump tower meeting was about Hillary after all, Mueller investigation continues, some Iran sanctions reimposed and more

Paul Manafort’s trial in federal court continues, with the recent development that his accountant went along with alleged tax fraud and his …

Trump Tower

U.S. Air Force B-52s train with U.S. Navy P-8s in East China Sea

<b>JOINT BASE PEARL HARBOR-HICKAM, Hawaii --</b><p>Two U.S. Air Force B-52H Stratofortress bombers, assigned to the 96th Expeditionary Bomber Squadron (EBS), …


The State of Hip-Hop: East Asia - Taiwan

The song that inspired me to dive deeper into East Asian hip hop was “Weekends With Me" by Taiwan's Leo Wang and 9M88. It gave me a peek into an …

Rap & Hip-Hop

Jongdari Expected to Restrengthen and Track Toward Shanghai Later This Week

Hurricane Central<p>Jongdari Expected to Restrengthen and Track Toward Shanghai Later This Week<p>By Linda Lam<p>less than an hour ago<p>weather.com<p>00:49<p>Tropical …


Japan Intercepts Chinese Spy Plane in East China Sea

The Japan Air Self Defense Force (JASDF) scrambled fighter jets to intercept a People’s Liberation Army Navy Air Force (PLANAF) Shaanxi Y-9JB (GX-8) …


It's Time to Stop China's Seaward Expansion

<i>The time to prevent Beijing's takeover of the South China Sea has passed. What comes next?</i><p>There was a time, when President Barack Obama was still in …