Recent developments surrounding the South China Sea

BEIJING (AP) — A look at recent developments in the South China Sea, where China is pitted against smaller neighbors in multiple disputes over islands, coral reefs and lagoons in waters crucial for gl...

US officials optimistic on US-China military ties

SINGAPORE (AP) — After a rocky few months, Pentagon officials say they sense that relations with the Chinese military may be stabilizing. U.S. Defense Secretary Jim Mattis was meetin...

Recent developments surrounding the South China Sea

BEIJING (AP) — A look at recent developments in the South China Sea, where China is pitted against smaller neighbors in multiple disputes over islands, coral reefs and lagoons in waters crucial for gl...

South China Sea: Chinese warship nearly collides with US Navy destroyer

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – On Sept. 30, it was reported that the U.S. Navy sailed the destroyer class USS Decatur (DDG-73) through the South China Sea near the Spratly Island chain in a Freedom of N...

Chinese air force said to be drilling for a possible war

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – According to a retired Taiwanese vice admiral, the recent air drills performed by the Chinese bomber planes can be a war preparation, CNA reported. On Tuesday, at an ev...

China helps search for missing US Navy sailor

BEIJING (AP) — China's Defense Ministry says a Chinese warship is assisting the U.S. Navy in its search for a sailor who is missing and may have gone overboard during operations in the South China Sea...

BC-AS--Asian News Digest, AS

ASIA: SKOREA-CHOI'S TRIAL — — The jailed confidante of disgraced South Korean President Park Geun-hye denied on the first day of her trial on Monday that she used her ties to the pre...

Recent developments surrounding the South China Sea

BANGKOK (AP) — A look at recent developments in the South China Sea, where China is pitted against smaller neighbors in multiple disputes over islands, coral reefs and lagoons in waters crucial for gl...

US says Chinese warship stole Navy underwater drone

WASHINGTON (AP) — A Chinese warship seized a U.S. Navy unmanned underwater glider that was collecting unclassified scientific data in the South China Sea, and the U.S. is demanding its return, t...

Pentagon says Chinese warship seized a U.S. Navy underwater drone collecting unclassified data in South China Sea

WASHINGTON (AP) — Pentagon says Chinese warship seized a U.S. Navy underwater drone collecting unclassified data in South China Sea.

Asian News Digest, AS

ASIA:THAILAND-KING'S ANNIVERSARY -- Thailand's King Bhumibol Adulyadej, the world's longest-reigning monarch, marks his 70th year on the throne -- from his hospital bed, immobile and wracked by a vari...