Chinese aircraft carrier sails between Okinawan islands

National Jun 11, 2019

Chinese aircraft carrier sails between Okinawan islands

by Jesse Johnson

The Defense Ministry said Tuesday that China's sole operating aircraft carrier, the Liaoning, had passed through the Miyako Strait between the island of Miyako and Okinawa's main island as it ventured into the Pacific that morning. The Liaoning, which did not enter Japanese waters while ...

Tensions high over Senkakus amid buildup of China's 'second navy'

National | FOCUS Feb 27, 2019

Tensions high over Senkakus amid buildup of China's 'second navy'

Tensions remain high over the Japanese-administered Senkaku Islands in the East China Sea as Beijing strengthens its coast guard, which is now being called a "second navy" by Chinese media. China's leadership under President Xi Jinping has maintained its hard-line stance over the islands, claimed ...