China’s plans to rule the seas hit trouble in Pakistan

China’s strategic ambition to extend its maritime power across the Indian Ocean is hitting severe obstacles in the giant, volatile Pakistani province of Balochistan. Beijing’s...

The country stuck between the US and China

Two years ago the Philippines was entrenched in the bitterest of disputes with regional giant China, bringing a David v Goliath-style case against it...

Indian and Chinese troops clash in disputed Himalayan border region

Indian and Chinese troops clashed briefly on a disputed area of land in the Himalayas, officials said, exacerbating tensions during a months-long standoff between...

China and India are reportedly preparing for full-scale war over a Himalayan border dispute

Chinese and Indian troops are readying themselves for a possible armed conflict in the event they fail in their efforts to achieve a peaceful...

In a War Over Doklam, Why China Will Likely Be the Eventual Loser

A war over a disputed Himalayan ridge claimed by peaceful Bhutan will puncture China’s unbending and all-accomplishing image that is built so assiduously. On June 16,...

India’s military steps up operational readiness on China border

India's military has increased operational readiness along the eastern Indian border with China, sources said, as neither side shows any sign of backing off...

Are China and India on the Brink of War?

The Sino-Indian standoff in the Doklam (Donglang in Chinese) region of the Himalayas where the borders of China, India and Bhutan converge is now nearly two...

China offers rocket launchers, radar system to Malaysia: reports

China will offer Malaysia advanced rocket launchers and a radar system to be based on the southern tip of the Southeast Asian country, media...

Bhutan acknowledges that Doklam is a Chinese area: Chinese official

In a stunning -but unsubstantiated- claim, a senior Chinese official said that Bhutan has acknowledged that the Doklam area where the Indian and Chinese troops are engaged in...

Thailand is Finally Cozying up to China – Why now?

When it emerged in April that Thailand’s generals had quietly approved the purchase of three Chinese submarines at the cost of a cool $1...

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