China, U.S. look past tensions with joint relief drill

Nov 19, 2016

China, U.S. look past tensions with joint relief drill

China and the United States wrapped up a three-day humanitarian relief military drill Friday, looking past simmering tensions over the disputed South China Sea and uncertainty at what Donald Trump’s presidency will mean for defense ties. The exercises, held in the southwestern Chinese city ...

Malaysia signs 'landmark' deal to buy China warships

Nov 2, 2016

Malaysia signs 'landmark' deal to buy China warships

Malaysia will buy four combat vessels from China in a “landmark” defense deal, Prime Minister Najib Razak said, signaling a potential strategic shift away from the United States. The agreement marked the first time Kuala Lumpur had purchased warships from Beijing and came only ...