Feb 15, 2017

Russia deployed new missile in violation of treaty, U.S. official says

Russia has deployed a cruise missile in violation of a Cold War-era arms control treaty, a Trump administration official said Tuesday, a development that complicates the outlook for U.S.-Russia relations amid turmoil on the White House national security team. The Obama administration three years ...

Feb 8, 2017

China halts construction at major Lotte project amid THAAD tension

South Korea’s Lotte Group said Chinese authorities have halted construction at a multibillion dollar real estate project in the northeastern city of Shenyang after a fire inspection. South Korean media have described a string of inspections at Lotte’s Chinese ventures as retaliation over the ...

U.S. Navy decommissions 'legendary' first nuclear-powered carrier

Feb 4, 2017

U.S. Navy decommissions 'legendary' first nuclear-powered carrier

The U.S. Navy has officially decommissioned the world’s first nuclear-powered aircraft carrier. During Friday’s ceremony at a Newport News shipyard, the USS Enterprise was described as a “legendary” vessel that helped shape history. It served more than 50 years, playing a role in the ...

Jan 25, 2017

Thai junta gives go-ahead to buy Chinese submarine and tanks

Thailand’s military government has approved 13.5 billion baht ($380 million) to buy a submarine from China after putting the purchase on hold last year, Thai officials said on Wednesday. Relations have been strengthening between China and America’s oldest ally in Southeast Asia, particularly since ...