Chinese ships remain in Japan waters near Senkakus for record time

This file photo taken in July 2013 shows a Chinese maritime surveillance vessel, right, passing near the Senkaku Islands in the East China Sea. (Kyodo) NAHA, Japan (Kyodo) — Chinese Coast Guard ships that entered Japanese territorial waters near the Senkaku Islands in the East China Sea over the weekend have remained there for a record length of time, the Japan Coast Guard said Tuesday. The two ships entered the waters near the islands, which are claimed by China, at around 10:47 a.m.…

Royal Canin launches new rewards program mobile app, champions access to pet healthcare information in PH

If you’re like most caring and loyal pet owners during this lockdown, you’ve probably found yourself struggling with loads of questions like, ​“How often should my pet eat?” “How often should my dog take a bath?” “Is my cat sick, sleepy, or just ignoring me?” only to be left even more confused with answers from various sources. As strict quarantine protocols continue to be enforced, many frantic pet parents gravitate towards online forums and social media in search of answers to their questions. Many keyboard experts offer all sorts of unqualified…

Foreign Ministry Spokesperson Zhao Lijian’s Regular Press Conference on October 12, 2020

CCTV: US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said in a recent interview that countries around the world will realize that they are determined to be partners and allies of the United States. What is China’s response? A: What Pompeo said was just what he believed to be so, which is contrary to the facts on the ground and the opinion of other parties. According to the Washington Post, Pompeo’s willingness to manipulate US foreign policy in pursuit of his political ambitions has caused the most serious damage to US diplomacy…

Internet explodes for Lakers victory

LeBron James and Anthony Davis of the Los Angeles Lakers pose for a photo with the Larry O’Brien Trophy. Jesse D. Garrabrant/NBAE via Getty Images/AFP After the Los Angeles Lakers defeated the Miami Heat in Game Six of the NBA Finals, praises and sweet words took the social media by storm. The importance of banner No. 17 was just too enormous for the Lakers, considering the amount of hurdles and heartaches the franchise had to endure throughout the years. Thanks to a loaded lineup of LeBron James, Anthony Davis, Dwight…

Malaysia has strong relations with China, not ‘pawn’ in big powers rivalry: ambassador

Malaysia Malaysian Ambassador to China Raja Nushirwan Zainal Abidin Photo: Li Hao/GT Editor’s Note:  China’s State Councilor and Foreign Minister Wang Yi paid an official visit to Malaysia on Monday. Discussion of the COVID-19 vaccine developed by China was reported to be on the agenda. While the two countries have some differences over the South China Sea, cooperation is still the mainstream in a range of fields. Before Wang’s visit, Global Times reporters Xie Wenting and Bai Yunyi (GT) interviewed Malaysia Malaysian Ambassador to China Raja Nushirwan…

Baron Geisler to train as navy reservist

Baron Geisler will be joining the Navy Reserves. The actor confirmed this himself sharing a series of photos of him at the 511th Naval Squadron Reserve base in Cebu City. “My day was such a blessing. Thank you, Abba Father for leading and guiding me to the right path. My Life is purposed to serve YOU and the people I meet on this journey. Thank you for protecting me and my family. I love You,” he wrote as caption.  On the comment section, someone asked if he’ll be undergoing training as reservist, to…

U.S. warship sails near disputed South China Sea islands: U.S. official

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – A U.S. Navy destroyer sailed near islands claimed by China in the South China Sea on Sunday, a U.S. official told Reuters, potentially angering Beijing at a time of tense relations between the two countries. An aerial view of uninhabited island of Spratlys in the disputed South China Sea, April 21, 2017. REUTERS/Erik De Castro Beijing and Washington are locked in a trade war that has seen them impose increasingly severe rounds of tariffs on each other’s imports. The official, speaking on condition of anonymity, said the…

China simulates a full-scale invasion of Taiwan in…

On Saturday, China’s simulated attack used drones, special forces and airborne troops in a staged exercise to prepare for an invasion of Taiwan. The horrific exercises, reported by the Chinese state broadcaster CCTV, marked the first time in recent years that a state media broadcaster covered all about preparations for an attack on the country. It is the latest act of Beijing aggression in the South China Sea and follows the increased presence of the Chinese Navy in the armed waters. The simulated attack took place on Taiwanese National Day,…

All Is Not Quiet on the Eastern Front

The International strategic order appears to be changing especially in recent months and has China as a central figure. Besides the COVID-19 pandemic crisis and economic recession caused due to it, China’s flexing its muscles all around its periphery, nearly simultaneously, is intriguing, both in terms of timing and extent of belligerency. Besides trade wars, China’s actions have tended to change perceptions of many countries towards it. Such perceptions are coalescing into multi-dimensional international alignments. China has now confirmed that it is indeed an expansionist power. It had commenced its…

Successive typhoons predicted in south China’s Hainan

Three typhoons are expected to successively hit south China’s island province of Hainan in mid-October, local weather station forecasted. The province is currently experiencing typhoon Linfa, which is the 15th cyclone of this year, with torrential rains hitting the southeastern stretch of Hainan, the Xisha Islands, as well as parts of the province’s coastal areas from Sunday. The 16th typhoon of this year will form in the east of the South China Sea on Monday, and it is expected to make landfall late Tuesday or daytime on Wednesday in southeastern…