Tag: China

  • Maritime Security Authority

    According to international analysts gathered in Phnom Penh, a territorial dispute amongst Brunei, China, Malaysia, the Philippines, Taiwan and Vietnam is a “critical” issue with far-reaching implications. Sea change sought […]

  • Defence Spending

    Reflecting their maritime domain ambitions, three of the most vibrant economies in Asia have continued to increase their military spending. China, India and South Korea have been beefing up their […]

  • Coordinating Escorts

    India, China and Japan recently agreed for better coordination among their naval ships deployed for escort of merchant vessels in the piracy-infested Gulf of Aden India, China and Japan join […]

  • Clashes Over Maritime Ambitions

    China, which is now reportedly preparing to put into service its first aircraft carrier ‘Varyag’ sometime later this year, has renewed its claim to jurisdiction over Ieodo, a submerged rock south […]

  • China Indicts Trawlerman

    Captain Zhang Qixiong, a Chinese trawlerman whose ramming of two Japanese coastguard vessels sparked a diplomatic showdown between Tokyo and Beijing, has been indicted by a Japanese court. Japan indicts Chinese trawlerman […]

  • New Chinese Coast Guard

    China should set up a coast guard to cope with the “increasingly challenging” maritime disputes with neighboring countries, a top political adviser said on Monday. Adviser says coast guard needed […]

  • Chinese Invite

    The Seychelles has invited China to set up a base to counter piracy in the region, the Seychelles’ Foreign Affairs Minister has announced. The Seychelles hosts anti-piracy forces from other […]

  • Chinese Base in the Arctic?

    According to a report in today’s Financial Times (FT), a Chinese tycoon plans to buy a vast tract of Icelandic land for a tourism project. Critics fear the move could […]

  • Shore Thing

    Some say that the only way to halt pirate attacks is to destroy their bases. China’s People’s Liberation Army (PLA) has publicly suggested that China, the United States and others […]

  • Spratly Dispute

    The Philippines is sending a mission to China to discuss the alleged harassment by two Chinese naval vessels of a research ship of the Department of Energy (DOE) off the […]

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