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    1. July 29, 2015

      China military exercises set to deepen concerns in region

      More than 100 Chinese naval ships and dozens of aircraft fired live ammunition over the contested South China Sea this...

    2. July 21, 2015

      Japan ramps up warnings over China in maritime dispute

      Japan has ramped up warnings over the dangers posed by a more uncompromising China, highlighting satellite images of...

    1. July 20, 2015

      Xi warns China military amid anti-corruption purge

      China’s President Xi Jinping moved to address lingering resentments in the country’s military created by the...

    2. July 6, 2015

      China’s military goes to war on corruption

      China’s military says it is moving to close loopholes in its financial regulations as part of a two-year crackdown on...

    3. July 2, 2015

      China makes rapid progress on reclaimed islands’ facilities

      China is racing ahead with construction projects on reclaimed land in the South China Sea, satellite images show, with...

    4. June 26, 2015

      China: horror show

      It is scarily circular when a company can lend money that may end up financing the buying of its own shares. At Chinese...

    5. June 25, 2015

      China ‘lead suspect’ in US cyber breaches

      China is the “leading suspect” in recent cyber breaches at the US government’s human resources arm that affected...

    6. June 23, 2015

      UK universities under scrutiny over China ties

      High-tech collaboration between British universities and China’s aerospace sector is under scrutiny as US authorities...

    7. June 21, 2015

      US-China: Shifting sands

      The satellite images of bright strips of sand rising from turquoise waters and surrounded by an intricate network of...

    8. June 10, 2015

      US v China: is this the new cold war?

      Strange things are happening in the South China Sea. In the past 18 months, Beijing has reclaimed 2,000 acres of land,...

    9. June 7, 2015

      US struggles for strategy to contain China’s island-building

      China’s efforts to dredge new land on remote coral atolls in the South China Sea have left the US struggling to come up...

    10. May 31, 2015

      Cooler heads are needed in the South China Sea

      In the past 18 months, China has been enthusiastically dredging sand from the bottom of the South China Sea and...

    11. May 31, 2015

      China defends island-building in disputed waters

      China has vigorously defended its effort to dredge new islands in the South China Sea, saying that features such as...

    12. May 27, 2015

      China raises prospect of South China Sea air defence zone

      China has mooted the possibility of controlling the airspace over the disputed South China Sea, as it ratchets up...

    13. May 26, 2015

      China accuses US of stoking tensions in the South China Sea

      The Chinese People’s Liberation Army on Tuesday accused the US of stoking tensions in the South China Sea as it...

    14. May 18, 2015

      Philippine president seeks to defuse tensions with China

      Amid steadily escalating tensions in the South China Sea, Philippine President Benigno Aquino has moved to rein in his...

    15. May 13, 2015

      Rubio vows tough stance on China

      Marco Rubio, the Cuban-American Republican running for president, on Wednesday vowed to restore a “moral clarity” to US...

    16. May 1, 2015

      US ‘welcome’ to use China’s man-made islands for civilian purposes

      The US and other countries will be welcome to use facilities on islands China is building in the South China Sea for...

    17. April 29, 2015

      China’s army declares war on ‘historic nihilism’

      In the latest eruption of sensitivity over China’s communist heritage, a mysterious barbecue restaurant chain is under...

    18. April 16, 2015

      America and China are rivals with a common cause

      When China’s economic output eventually surpasses America’s some time in the next decade, it will be the first time...

    19. April 8, 2015

      China: Projections of power

      China’s military made history practically every day last week. On Thursday it was the Lin Yi, a guided missile frigate,...

    20. April 1, 2015

      Pakistan nears deal to buy 8 Chinese submarines

      The most expensive Chinese arms export deal in history appeared set to go ahead on Wednesday after Pakistan’s...

    21. March 24, 2015

      China military parade poses dilemma for the west

      European leaders have been thrown into a diplomatic quandary by an invitation from China to a military parade marking...

    22. March 22, 2015

      Xi snub belies growing China-Pakistan ties

      China’s President Xi Jinping will be conspicuous by his absence from a national military parade in Pakistan on Monday,...

    23. March 20, 2015

      China’s PLA dismisses US hack accusation

      China has hit back at allegations that its army was behind a recent hacking attack on a US-based internet domain...

    24. March 18, 2015

      FBI probes possible China military involvement in cyber attack

      The FBI is investigating possible Chinese military involvement in a cyber hack at Register.com, which manages more than...

    25. March 17, 2015

      China graft tsar plans US visit amid drive to extradite fugitives

      China’s anti-corruption tsar is preparing to visit the US as Beijing steps up its drive to extradite corrupt officials...

    26. March 16, 2015

      Chinese arms sales surge 143% in 5 years

      China lifted exports of military weapons and equipment by 143 per cent over the past five years to usurp Germany as the...

    27. March 10, 2015

      Modi launches charm offensive in Indian Ocean backyard

      Narendra Modi is due to arrive in Mauritius on Tuesday at the start of visits to three Indian Ocean island nations, as...

    28. March 10, 2015

      China media confirm second aircraft carrier

      China has come its closest yet to confirming that it is building a second aircraft carrier, as Beijing seeks to extend...

    29. March 4, 2015

      China keeps defence spending up to narrow ‘gap’ with adversaries

      China’s defence budget will rise 10.1 per cent this year, keeping just ahead of projected economic growth, according to...

    30. March 3, 2015

      Xi Jinping’s anti-corruption purge takes aim at China’s military

      Not long after Chinese president Xi Jinping launched his anti-corruption campaign in 2013, a western military...

    31. February 11, 2015

      China and Pakistan make an oddball but enduring couple

      You could call them the odd couple. China and Pakistan have one of the closest yet least understood relationships in...

    32. February 10, 2015

      Chinese hackers attack blue-chip groups via Forbes website

      Chinese hackers hijacked the Forbes website and used it to target thousands of computers linked to blue-chip companies,...

    33. February 8, 2015

      China seeks private sector help to streamline bloated army

      Wang Zegang makes mining machinery for the coal industry at his factory in Shandong province. But by next year he plans...

    34. December 8, 2014

      Top ‘tigers’ in China’s sights

      President Xi Jinping has pledged to take on both “tigers and flies”, a reference to corrupt officials of all levels,...

    35. November 24, 2014

      China, Russia and the Sinatra doctrine

      For centuries European navies roamed the world’s seas – to explore, to trade, to establish empires and to wage war. So...

    36. November 19, 2014

      China and Russia in naval co-operation vow

      China and Russia have vowed to strengthen bilateral military co-operation and hold joint naval exercises to counter US...

    37. November 11, 2014

      China shows off its new stealth fighter

      China’s new stealth fighter roared out of the smog hanging over the country’s premier air show on Tuesday, as its...

    38. November 10, 2014

      Xi and Abe hold landmark summit

      China and Japan took a significant step towards mending their abysmal relationship on Monday as President Xi Jinping...

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