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China announces first domestic aircraft carrier
... military advance for the Asian superpower. The announcement comes as tensions between China and the US have risen over Beijing's sabre-rattling towards self-ruled Taiwan, which it views as a breakaway province to be seized by force if necessary. The Fujian ... ... start a war, no matter what the cost if Taiwan declared independence. President Xi Jinping has overseen an overhaul of the People's Liberation Army since coming to power in 2012, and he has pledged to build a fully modern force that rivals the US military by ...
Updated: 06/17/2022
China launches third aircraft carrier named after Taiwan
... its military. The government says it has no hostile intent but Chinese President Xi Jinping has made overhauling the world's largest armoured forces a central part of his agenda, and he wants to project power well beyond China's shores. A ceremony at ... ... of Fujian, which is located just across the Taiwan Strait from Taiwan, and is the home of the Eastern Theater Command of the People's Liberation Army. Taiwan is a thriving democracy, but China considers the island its own territory and has never renounced the ...
Updated: 06/17/2022
China announces first domestic aircraft carrier
... advance for the Asian superpower. The announcement comes after the United States and China have ramped up tensions over Beijing's sabre-rattling towards self-ruled Taiwan, which it views as a breakaway province to be seized by force if necessary. The Fujian ... ... matter what the cost if Taiwan declared independence. China's President Xi Jinping has overseen a massive overhaul of the People's Liberation Army PLA since coming to power in 2012, and has pledged to build a fully modern force that rivals the United States ...
Updated: 06/17/2022
PLA destroyer Lhasa enters Sea of Japan
A year after its commissioning, the People's Liberation Army PLA destroyer Lhasa embarked on its first sea drill by entering the Sea of Japan. A year after its commissioning, the People's Liberation Army PLA destroyer Lhasa embarked on its first sea drill by entering the Sea of Japan. Military ...
Updated: 06/16/2022
Congo accuses Rwanda of backing M23 attacks
... group on Sunday, accusing Rwanda of trying to occupy the Congolese border town of Bunagana . The violence pushed over 25,000 people to flee the area, with thousands escaping to neighbouring Uganda, the UN humanitarian agency OCHA said. The accusation ... ... government, it said in a statement. The Rwandan government could not be reached for comment. It denies playing any role in M 23's recent attacks, but has echoed M 23 charges that Congo is cooperating with the Democratic Forces for the Liberation of Rwanda FDLR an armed group that fled Rwanda after taking part in the 1994 genocide. On Thursday, Congo accused Rwanda ...
Updated: 06/15/2022
China’s research collaboration with international counterparts becomes contentious
... international counterparts over sensitive technology with possible military uses has become increasingly contentious. Critics in the U.S. and allied countries say that this kind of cooperation risks enhancing the capabilities of Beijing's armed forces, while legal.... ... China downplays the military links of institutions involved in joint research with international partners. Nikkei said that the People's Liberation Army-linked bodies have used other aliases in academic papers. Concerns about the possible military use of sensitive ...
Updated: 06/15/2022
China urges US to stop creating divisions in Asia-Pacific region
... the US of trying to undermine security, stability and prosperity in the region, as well as US Defense Secretary Lloyd Austin's Austin 's remarks that the US does not seek conflict, a new Cold War , an Asian NATO, or a region split into hostile blocs.... ... research fellow at the Cambodian Institute for Cooperation and Peace, said: It is good that Wei leaves no doubt on what the People's Liberation Army will do if Taiwan tries to break away from China, and this position should be a no-brainer and intuitive. Which ...
Updated: 06/14/2022
Ukraine’s Zelensky vows to retake Crimea, Crimea
... president has promised to take over Donbass and Crimea.989momachyr Zelensky has pledged to liberate the Russian territory of Crimea and the independent republics of Donetsk and... ... Ukraine The Ukrainian president has promised to take over Donbass and Crimea . Ukraine's president Volodymyr Zelensky has pledged to liberate the Russian territory of Crimea... ... the cities of Mariupol, Kherson and Melitopol from Russian and Donetsk and Lugansk People's Republic forces. I ask everyone who has the chance to communicate with people...
Updated: 06/13/2022
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