South China Sea

A top CIA official warns America has a new Cold War going on… with China

<b>Chinese President Xi Jinping and Donald Trump (Getty/Thomas Peter)</b><p>While most Americans are focused on Russia’s attacks on American democracy, China is waging its own Cold War<p>Matthew Rozsa<p>July 21, 2018 7:45pm (UTC)<p>While most Americans are focusing on Russia's attack on American democracy during the …

Geopolitics

Philippine police disperse group protesting US, China

MANILA, Philippines — Philippine riot police used shields and a water hose Saturday to disperse more than 100 left-wing activists in front of the …

Protest

It's Time to Stop China's Seaward Expansion

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

China

Liam Fox launches bid for US trade deal and to join Pacific trade group even before Brexit is completed

Liam Fox today launches an audacious bid to kickstart a US trade deal and membership of a Pacific trade group, even before Brexit has been …

Trans-Pacific Partnership

CIA official: China wants to replace US as world superpower

<b>Aspen, Colorado (CNN) —</b> The goal of China's influence operations around the world is to replace the United States as the world's leading superpower, the CIA's Michael Collins said Friday.<p>Speaking at the Aspen Security Forum during a session on the rise of China, Collins, the deputy assistant …

China

South China Sea: UK could send aircraft carrier to back Australian vessels

Australia and the UK are discussing plans for the British aircraft carrier HMS Queen Elizabeth to be sent to the Pacific amid tensions over China’s militarisation in the South China Sea.<p>The Australian defence minister, Marise Payne, and the foreign minister, Julie Bishop, have discussed joint naval …

World News

Vietnam convicts, deports US man who joined rare protest

A Vietnamese court on Friday convicted an American man of disturbing public order after he took part in a rare protest and ordered him deported.<p>William Nguyen, from Houston, was arrested June 10 during protests in the southern commercial hub of Ho Chi Minh City against a proposed law on special …

Vietnam

Chinese military scientist gets top citation for research that helps warships use full electric propulsion

A Chinese military scientist has received a first-class merit citation, with military experts saying that the scientist's contributions have made …

News (China)

Nature in Hong Kong; Getting out of the Concrete Jungle

After sharing our love for Hong Kong, it became obvious that many people just didn’t realise how green Hong Kong is. Believe it or not, there’s …

Hong Kong

Australian navy to accompany UK's 'show of strength' in South China Sea

He did not say whether Australia would accompany the carrier into the South China Sea.<p>Earlier this year Britain’s national security adviser Mark …

Military

Get on board with China or miss out, former World Bank vice-president warns

Professor Lin warned that if China's economy continued to grow its demand for natural resources would only rise.<p>Australia's resources sector is …

China

Poll: Filipinos say it’s important to regain control of West Philippine Sea

MANILA, Philippines — Most Filipinos believe it is highly crucial for the Philippines to regain control of islands and shoals it claims in the …

China

Acting Chief Justice Carpio changes mind, will attend Duterte's SONA

<b>Metro Manila (CNN Philippines, July 20)</b> — Acting Chief Justice Antonio Carpio said he will attend President Rodrigo Duterte's State of the Nation …

Asia

Wenceslao: ‘Kompromat’

I ONLY watch CNN nowadays when I want to find out the world’s latest news. I got stuck Tuesday when CNN anchors and their guests discussed US …

Donald Trump

Amid tensions with America, China is turning to Europe

A REMARKABLE summit between the European Union and China in Beijing on July 16th marked a turning-point in Chinese views of the EU. Rules and laws …

China

Advanced rescue ship planned

China State Shipbuilding Corp is designing what it says is the world's most advanced rescue ship, and plans to commission it around 2021.<p>The …

News (China)

China sends spy ship to Hawaii

STUFF<p>Kiwis participate in RIMPAC, Rim of the Pacific, the world’s largest international maritime training exercise.<p>China has sent a spy ship to the …

China

WATCH: Levin Reminds 'Pseudo-Media' Of How Badly Democrats Have Mishandled Russia

Mark Levin appeared on Fox News' "Hannity" earlier this week and offered sharp criticism of the mainstream media’s slanted coverage of President …

Conservative View

A look at the 2-year-old Duterte presidency, then and now

1. LEFT LEFT OUT?<p>When President Duterte assumed office, hopes of improved ties between leftist groups--traditionally opposed to government--and the …

Asia

BMKG warns of high waves around Lombok

The Meteorology, Climatology and Geophysics Agency (BMKG) issued an early warning on Thursday for sea transportation service providers and fishermen …

Indonesia

US official's call for closer military ties with Taiwan heightens tensions: analyst

A speech by a senior US defense official calling for closer military ties with the island of Taiwan is a provocation and an attempt to disrupt …

China

India urged to seal trade pact with S-E Asian nations

External affairs minister Sushma Swaraj (centre) with Asean leaders in New Delhi on Thursday. Photo: PTI<p><b>New Delhi:</b> Singapore foreign minister Vivian …

Business (India)

Rare pix show how China's developing islands in the sea -- and screwing up trade

China is building out a handful of islands in the South China Sea, bringing diplomacy in the region to a standstill.<p>The growth of these tiny reefs …

China

Mahathir says unaware of Jho Low's arrest but hopes he has been caught

KUALA LUMPUR: Malaysia's Prime Minister Mahathir Mohamad said on Thursday (Jul 19) he hopes China will hand over financier Jho Low, who is wanted by …

Asia

Philippines' Rodrigo Duterte praises China despite South China Sea expansion

Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte is avoiding criticism over Chinese expansion in the South China Sea, and has instead described Beijing as a good …

China

New PH security strategy requires bold Navy, Air Force capability buildup

The government’s newly-released national security strategy (NSS) has called for an aggressive modernization of the Philippine Navy and Air Force, and …

Military

Chinese Navy Spy Ship Watching RIMPAC

A Chinese naval vessel has been spotted near the Rim of the Pacific (RIMPAC) exercises underway off Hawaii.<p>According to USNI News, a U.S. Navy …

Military

Duterte administration releases national security strategy

National Security Adviser Hermogenes Esperon Jr. (File photo by JOAN BONDOC / Philippine Daily Inquirer)<p>The Duterte administration has published a …

National Security

Briones: Living in danger

WHO would have thought that a name as nice as “Henry” would cause so much misery to families living on the shores of Barangays Poblacion and …

Philippines

Veteran journo doubts bilateral talks on S. China Sea dispute will work

Watch more in iWantv or TFC.tv<p>MANILA - Bilateral talks may not be the best way to address issues in the South China Sea, said a veteran journalist …

China