One of the first satellite imageries of two Chinese submarines, including a nuclear one, docking at Karachi in May last year, was made public today, highlighting the growing military ties between China and Pakistan in India‚Äôs backyard. The image posted on Twitter by a satellite imagery expert (@rajfortyseven) shows two Chinese PLA Navy submarines docking […]

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China has returned a U.S. underwater drone taken by a Chinese naval vessel in the South China Sea last week after “friendly” talks between the two countries, China’s Defence Ministry said on Tuesday. China’s seizure of the unmanned underwater vehicle (UUV) triggered a diplomatic protest and speculation about whether it will strengthen U.S. President-elect Donald […]

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China today asked Vietnam to stop construction work on a disputed reef in the resource-rich South China Sea, reaffirming its “indisputable sovereignty”, days after satellite images showed Hanoi carrying out dredging work in the contested waterway. “China has indisputable sovereignty over Nansha (Spratly) Islands, Riji reef and relevant waters,” Chinese Foreign Ministry spokesman Lu Kang […]

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China’s PLA has launched a major drill in the western region of Xinjiang, which borders several countries including India and Pakistan. The exercise, which involves a massive force of 10,000 soldiers, is being carried out by PLA’s western command. The command is in charge of Aksai Chin, the disputed area between India and China. It […]

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