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China sends frigate to chase away Russian warship hovering outside Senkakus
... contiguous zone to avoid the typhoon. There are fears that Russia and China are trying to corner Japan over the Senkakus issue, and there are apprehensions that the Russian vessel's presence was a joint move by China and Russia. According to a report by South China Morning Post, the incident had nothing to do with China-Russia cooperation. The People's Liberation Army didn't send any warships to form a joint flotilla with any Russian warships this time, Zhou Chenming , a researcher at the Yuan Wang military science and ...
Updated: 07/06/2022
Britain, US criticise China’s human rights erosion
... opportunities for dissent have been stifled and media coverage heavily restricted that the region has risen from the ashes of My heart and that of the central government have been with our compatriots in Hong Kong, according to a translation by the South China Morning Post. In the past few years, Hong Kong has gone through various challenges and has defeated them all over the course of the past few years. Hong Kong has risen from the ashes and showed signs of strong vibrancy after the wind and rain. As long as we stick ...
Updated: 07/01/2022
Philippines lashes out at Taiwan for conducting live-fire drills off Taiping Island
... Disputes in the region should be settled peacefully by all parties concerned, and in accordance with international law. There was no word from either Taipei or Manila about the weapons used during the two days of live-fire drills. According to a report by South China Morning Post, the war games would feature Taiwan's homegrown Kestrel anti-tank systems. The report said that shoulder-launched systems can penetrate up to 60 cm 23.6 inches of reinforced concrete, making them effective in countering potential amphibious attacks ...
Updated: 06/30/2022
At least 10 journalists denied accreditation to cover events in Hong Kong
... made by the authorities for such a major event, because the media is unable to send journalists on the ground. According to the HKJA , reporters were blocked from covering the ceremonies by Reuters, Agence France-Press AFP and the Hong Kong-based South China Morning Post. CNN contacted the media companies for comment. A Hong Kong government spokesman said that authorities were trying to balance media work and security requirements as far as possible. Two of its reporters were barred from covering the handover ceremony ...
Updated: 06/29/2022
Chinese H-6 bombers fly over Miyako Strait in Japan
... described as a show of force. The ministry also released photographs showing two H- 6 J bombers carrying eight YJ 12 anti-ship cruise missiles and an H- 6 J PLA Air Force jet with electronic countermeasure pods for jamming enemy radar, according to South China Morning Post. The fact that both the PLA Navy and Air Force sent H-6 bombers simultaneously through the strait indicates that the sortie was aimed at enhancing coordination during combat, said Fu Qianshao, a Beijing-based analyst. The YJ 12 anti-ship cruise ...
Updated: 06/29/2022
U.S. can bring Beijing to negotiation table by mining Yellow Sea and Pearl River Delta, says Navy commander
... PLAN will conduct a minesweeper campaign by blocking waterways in the region. If Washington wants to push Beijing into a corner, it might push the PLA to take tit-for-tat action by laying naval mines in some waterways used by American vessels, Li told South China Morning Post. Collin Koh , a research fellow at the S Rajaratnam School of International Studies at Nanyang Technological University in Singapore, thinks the act will be escalatory. Assuming naval mining is done in the window of tension that precedes the possible ...
Updated: 06/28/2022
Tencent shares fall 2.5% after Prosus, Naspers sell shares
... would gradually sell shares in the firm. The stock of tencent increased by 4.2% in morning trade to HK $400.20, its highest since June 9, before falling in the afternoon... ... Dutch technology investment company Prosus and its controlling shareholder Naspers of South Africa said on Monday they intend to sell their enormous stake in Chinese software... ... holds 28.78% of the stake in Tencent through Amsterdam-listed subsidiary Prosus NV , posted a 16% drop in full year profit as it reinvested its earnings into other businesses...
Updated: 06/27/2022
Chinese, Russian warships sail near Japan
... seen sailing near the Chiba prefecture Monday after 16 Russian naval vessels sailed around Japanese islands. Japan s defense ministry said two Chinese guided missile destroyers and a supply ship sailed through an area southeast of Chiba prefecture, South China Morning Post reported. The flotilla, headed by Type 055 large destroyer Lhasa , sailed from northwest to the east and south sides of Japan on Monday and Tuesday after making transits in three strategic straits near the island country. The ships appeared to be ...
Updated: 06/22/2022
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