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 ...

Pentagon report fuels worries of Chinese attack on Taiwan

Asia Pacific Jan 16, 2019

Pentagon report fuels worries of Chinese attack on Taiwan

Amid increasing tensions with Beijing, the Pentagon on Tuesday released a new report that lays out U.S. concerns about China's growing military might, underscoring worries about a possible attack against Taiwan. Speaking to reporters, a senior defense intelligence official said the key concern is that ...