U.S. plans South China Sea announcement as tensions escalate

Asia Pacific Jul 11, 2020

U.S. plans South China Sea announcement as tensions escalate

The Trump administration plans to make an announcement next week related to escalating tensions in the South China Sea, where Washington and Beijing are vying for military supremacy, according to two people familiar with the matter. The U.S. has raised concerns over China’s decision to ...

Emboldened China takes on more conflicts around the world

Asia Pacific | FOCUS Jul 5, 2020

Emboldened China takes on more conflicts around the world

From remote Himalayan valleys to small tropical islands and tense Western capitals, an increasingly assertive China is taking on conflicts around the world like never before as the United States retreats. China's imposition last week of a controversial security law in Hong Kong, defying a ...