Could US-Indonesia Cooperation End China’s Growing Aggression In The South China Sea? – Latest Asian, Middle-East, EurAsian, Indian News

The entire world is aware of China’s rising aggression and unilateral claims in the South China Sea region. While all countries are busy tackling the Covid-19 problem, China is continuing its military aggression in the disputed territory.  What Was The Russian Angle In Former Indian PM Lal Bahadur Shastri’s ‘Mysterious’ Death In Tashkent And it’s clear that China’s actions and unilateral claims are only to control the resources in the region. China has deliberately violated the existing law by carrying out many illegal acts. It tends to overlook the fact…

China’s Border Claims

The United States Congress has passed a Tibet Policy and Support Act that says the choice of the next Dalai Lama is the prerogative only of Tibetans. In addition, any attempt by the Chinese to interfere in the Dalai Lama’s succession would result in sanctions against that country. Lobsang Sangay, the Prime Minister of the Tibetan-government-inexile has already made his first visit to Washington D.C. It is almost certain that China will not sit quiet on the American action. But then controversy is the spice of politics. It is likely…

Taiwan foreign minister calls on Australia to help defend against China’s ‘expansionism’

As Australia’s relationship with China worsens, Taiwan has called on Canberra to stand up for democracy and help defend the disputed island territory against threats of attack. Taiwan Foreign Minister Joseph Wu has warned the risk of regional conflict is “higher than before” because of Beijing’s increasing aggression and authoritarianism. Mr Wu has called on democracies including Australia to support Taiwan through sharing information and intelligence. In an exclusive interview with ABC TV’s The World, Mr Wu accused China of “expansionism” that is a direct threat to Taiwan. “China has…

China’s resort island to resume cruise routes to South China Sea

Cruise routes to the Xisha Islands in the South China Sea will resume next month following an 11-month suspension due to the COVID-19 epidemic, according to the Hainan provincial department of transportation. Two cruise ships, the Nanhai Dream and the Changle Gongzhu, or Princess Changle, are scheduled to resume operation on December 9 and 10 respectively. The Xisha tour will last four days and three nights. Tourists will depart from the city of Sanya in Hainan to sail to the Yongle Islands in the Xisha Islands. In line with the…

China’s First Homemade Aircraft Carrier Is Nearly Ready for War

China’s first home-built carrier will soon fire weapons, launch fighter jets and coordinate with other surface warships in the South China Sea on a high-profile deployment, a moving signaling the rapid growth of the countries’ expansionist Naval ambition to project greater amounts of global power.  The Shandong, China’s first indigenous carrier, has deployed on its “third voyage” of the year, according to a Chinese government-backed Global Times newspaper, which is reporting that the carrier “could return to the South China Sea, where its homeport is located.”  “For its latest sortie,…

China’s New Pressure On Taiwan In The South China Sea – Analysis

By Felix K. Chang* (FPRI) — In October 2020, Hong Kong’s air traffic control denied a Taiwanese flight access to Pratas Island, a Taiwan-occupied feature in the South China Sea. It was the first time that had ever occurred. The refusal, likely prompted by Beijing, might seem to be just another way for China to put pressure on Taiwan, which it has long regarded as a renegade province. But more broadly, the incident reflects a marked change in not only how China sees Taiwan’s remote outposts, but also how confident…

World War 3 fears as China’s army steps up war prep with civilian mobilisation drills | World | News

Over the weekend, workers in Chinese car factories were mobilised by the People’s Liberation Army as the Communist nation conducted strategic military-civil “deep fusion” exercises in southwestern China amid growing global tensions. According to Beijing’s official military news site JS7tv, the protocols simulated was a requisition order for large platform trailers. Car factories also temporarily repurposed their equipment and staff to convert 20-ton semi-trailer trucks into larger, sturdier vehicles. These vehicles will be capable of transporting a 40-ton Type 59 main battle tank across China’s integrated network of highways. It…

Why China’s Ladakh Misadventure Turned Out To Be A Strategic Blunder For Red China?

The April-May ingress by the Chinese PLA into eastern Ladakh initially and to Depsang, Gogra, Hot Springs, Pangong Tso, later on, has turned out to be very costly and a strategic, diplomatic and political mistake for Beijing. Can India Help Greece Counter The Turkey-Pakistan-Azerbaijan Axis That Just Overwhelmed Armenia? As expected, since neither the PLA nor the politico-diplomatic circles in China, at the very outset have confirmed their aggression in Galwan so the question of admitting any kind of mistakes, obviously does not arise. But a closer analysis of the…

China’s letter shows Australia won’t be out of the diplomatic freezer

But it could be widely interpreted that way, which is a concern in and of itself. In truth, Frydenberg’s comments that Australia stood ready to engage in “respectful and beneficial” dialogue were rather unremarkable and did not contradict what Trade Minister Simon Birmingham has been saying for months. Birmingham has said the Australian government would like to have ministerial communications with China, but it wouldn’t deviate from its values, security and interests. Treasurer Josh Frydenberg says Australia is prepared to have conversations with China about the diplomatic relationship.Credit:Alex Ellinghausen But…

China’s New Pressure on Taiwan in the South China Sea

In October 2020, Hong Kong’s air traffic control denied a Taiwanese flight access to Pratas Island, a Taiwan-occupied feature in the South China Sea. It was the first time that had ever occurred. The refusal, likely prompted by Beijing, might seem to be just another way for China to put pressure on Taiwan, which it has long regarded as a renegade province. But more broadly, the incident reflects a marked change in not only how China sees Taiwan’s remote outposts, but also how confident China is in its ability to…