South China Sea

Theresa May Invokes Thatcher-Reagan Era To Woo Trump

The Huffington Post | Paul Waugh | Posted 26.01.2017 | UK Politics

Theresa May has stepped up her Donald Trump charm offensive with a call for the US and Britain to join forces to avoid “the eclipse of the West” b...

China's Plan To Build A Giant Underwater Base Is Like Something Out Of James Bond

The Huffington Post | Sophie Gallagher | Posted 06.09.2016 | UK Tech

China is stepping up efforts to build a deep-sea underwater ‘space station’ in the South China Sea. If the plans go ahead, the station would be lo...

Sailing By: Trouble in The South China Sea

Alistair Burnett | Posted 30.10.2016 | UK Politics
Alistair Burnett

Most eyes may still be on Syria as the epicentre of global tension, but the temperature just rose in South China Sea too where several countries, including China, lay claim to the same waters.

12 Under-Reported News Stories You Need To Know About

The Huffington Post UK | George Bowden | Posted 24.10.2015 | UK

The age of the 24-hour rolling news channel is one in which it would seem almost impossible to miss a beat on world events in which governments topple...

China's Big Parade: Evidence of Expansionist Threat?

Alistair Burnett | Posted 04.09.2016 | UK
Alistair Burnett

For the first time ever, China has held a military parade, complete with its most modern missiles and watched over by 30 visiting Heads of State, to m...

State-Run Newspaper In Beijing Calls China-US War 'Inevitable'

AP/The Huffington Post UK | Paul Vale | Posted 26.05.2015 | UK

A state–run newspaper in Beijing published an editorial on Tuesday calling war between China and the US "inevitable" if Washington doesn’t stop it...

China Builds Chain Of Artificial Island Fortresses In The South China Sea

The Huffington Post UK | Paul Vale | Posted 20.02.2015 | UK

China has constructed a series of artificial islands in a hotly disputed area of the South China Sea, 660 miles from the mainland and only 210 miles f...

The Malaysia Airlines 'Leads' That Turned Out To Be False

The Huffington Post UK | Jessica Elgot | Posted 11.03.2014 | UK

In the fog of misinformation that has swirled around the mysterious disappearance of the Malaysian Airlines flight which vanished somewhere between Ma...

Search On For Five 'Mystery' Passengers Who Failed To Board Flight MH370

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 10.03.2014 | UK

Five people checked in but failed to board the doomed Malaysia Airlines flight which is missing over the South China Sea, officials have revealed. ...

Malaysia Airlines Plane 'Unprecedented Mystery'

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 10.03.2014 | UK

The Malaysia Airlines plane that disappeared over the South China Sea is an "unprecedented missing aircraft mystery", according to the head of Malaysi...

China: An Economic Miracle Generously Seasoned with Aggression

Preetam Kaushik | Posted 23.01.2014 | UK
Preetam Kaushik

With about 1.4 billion mouths to feed, and the number growing every day, Chinese aggression can well be looked on humanitarian grounds too. But then, that would take an entirely different mindset that's removed from black and white approach. When it comes to China, grey seems to be the theme color. And the color grey comes in, probably, a million shades here.

Continental Drift - Political Risks Ahead

Iain Anderson | Posted 19.02.2013 | UK Politics
Iain Anderson

Many of the risks in the year ahead could be the result of what might be characterised as drift. A lack of leadership and political will that leaves nations and regions without a clear strategy to solve serious long-term challenges. And in the sense of drifting apart through a divergence of interests over time.

Philippines 'Comes Back Home to the US' to Keep China Away from the Neighbourhood

Anshuman Rawat | Posted 11.04.2012 | UK Politics
Anshuman Rawat

More than 20 years after a vote in its Senate asked the United States to vacate large-scale military bases in the country and leave, the Philippines a...

An Even Match

Anshuman Rawat | Posted 07.03.2012 | UK Politics
Anshuman Rawat

A November 2011 report by the U.S.-China Economic and Security Review Commission, a US congressional advisory panel, urged the White House and US Congress to scrutinize China's military expansion and pushed for a tougher stance against, what it dubbed as, anticompetitive Chinese trade policies.

Paul Vale

Refitted Chinese Carrier Sends Shot Across The Bows | Paul Vale | Posted 11.10.2011 | UK

China has begun sea trials of its latest piece of military hardware, a refitted Soviet aircraft carrier that has the potential to drastically alter th...