Fri, 24 Aug 2018 01:00
China’s military buildup a challenge to US-led order in Asia-Pacific
The US Defence Department has released its annual report on military and security developments regarding China. It highlights a strategy being advanced by the Chinese military aimed at blocking intervention by US forces in the western Pacific and states that China’s target of military modernisation is to undermine the regional pre-eminence of the US forces.
Fri, 20 Apr 2018 01:00
China’s military drills far more than simply ‘sabre rattling’
The People’s Liberation Army held live-fire military drills on Wednesday in the Taiwan Straits sending a clear political message to both the island and the world: The Chinese mainland will never allow Taiwan to secede from the motherland.
Thu, 12 Apr 2018 06:47
China’s military ranked world’s third strongest, India on fourth position
China and eight other Asian countries – Japan, South Korea, Pakistan, Indonesia, Vietnam, Taiwan and Thailand- among 20 most powerful world militaries out of 133 countries.
Fri, 23 Feb 2018 10:44
Cobra Gold ramp-up reflects growing tensions with China’s military
Against the background of China’s increasing power and assertiveness in the Indo-Pacific, the United States is seeking to intensify Cobra Gold, the largest regional joint military exercise, that is annually hosted by Thailand.
Sun, 04 Sep 2016 01:00
Taiwan’s many challenges in dealing with China
Taiwan’s National Defence Ministry on Wednesday submitted reports on the state of China’s military capabilities, as well as Taiwan’s own five-year military plans. China’s military already has the ability to conquer Taiwan’s outlying islands, the report sa
Sat, 14 May 2016 01:00
China’s military-base building in South China Sea unlawful
Tokyo - China’s lawless conduct in the South China Sea, which continues to heighten regional tensions, is hard to ignore. It is indispensable for the United States, Japan and other nations concerned to persistently point out the illegitimacy of China’s co