Beijing warns off US warship from South China Sea islands, says its 'serious violation of sovereignty'
The USS John S McCain 'broke into China's Xisha territorial waters without the permission of the Chinese government', Beijing's military said in a statement, using its name for the disputed Paracel Islands
The virtual ASEAN summit, which kicked off on Thursday, is taking place amid China's aggressive behaviour in the disputed South China Sea
ASEAN summit: Narendra Modi pitches for convergence of approach to ensure free, open and rules-based Indo-Pacific
In the summit, Modi announced a contribution of $1 million to COVID-19 ASEAN Response Fund and stressed on leveraging strong ties between the two sides in the battle against the pandemic
US diplomat takes note of China's military muscle-flexing in Ladakh, warns India of 'elephant in the room'
Deputy Secretary of State Stephen Biegun said the US was exploring ways to empower India without altering its 'strong and proud tradition of strategic autonomy'
Quad meet in Tokyo: Advancing key security, economic interests in Indo-Pacific a priority, says S Jaishankar
The in-person meeting of the foreign ministers of the 'Quad' comprising India, the US, Japan and Australia is taking place in the backdrop of China's aggressive military behaviour in the Indo-Pacific, South China Sea and along the LAC in eastern Ladakh
During discussions after signing the agreement, Maldivian Minister of Defence Mariya Didi said the framework will strengthen defence and security cooperation between the two countries
US-China rivalry is likely to dominate discussion at the ASEAN summit, which comes days after Beijing launched ballistic missiles in the flashpoint waters
US secretary of state Mike Pompeo added that the "bullying" is also evident in the South China Sea and accused Beijing of being the "most flagrant violator" of the Law of the Sea convention
US blacklists 24 Chinese companies, imposes sanctions on officials over militarisation of South China Sea
Mike Pompeo said the travel ban would apply to Chinese individuals “responsible for, or complicit in, either the large-scale reclamation, construction, or militarization of disputed outposts in the South China Sea"
As US shuts down Chinese consulate in Houston, a look at how Washington-Beijing Cold War is intensifying
Donald Trump won office in 2016 partly on his accusations that China was exploiting the country’s trade relationship with the United States by selling the country far more than it purchased
Donald Trump ends Hong Kong's preferential status citing Beijing's 'oppressive' actions against city
Acting on a Tuesday deadline, Trump also signed a bill approved by the US Congress to penalize banks doing business with Chinese officials who implement the new security law.
Lines are being drawn and US-China relations are in free fall, laying the foundation for a confrontation that will have many of the characteristics of the Cold War — and the dangers
US secretary of state Mike Pompeo dismisses most of Beijing's claims in the South China Sea as 'illegal'
Mike Pompeo said that “Beijing has failed to put forth a lawful, coherent maritime claim in the South China Sea,” and so the United States was rejecting any Chinese claim to waters beyond a 12-nautical mile territorial sea
Japan accuses China of pushing propaganda and territorial claims in the Asia-Pacific during pandemic
Japan’s criticism of China echoes similar comments made by the US, as relations between Beijing and Washington deteriorate.
Prime Minister Scott Morrison also made a pitch for international businesses with regional headquarters in Hong Kong to relocate to Australia
China and US have accused each other of stoking tension in the strategic waterway at a time of strained relations over everything from the new coronavirus to trade to Hong Kong.
China's actions in Hong Kong, on LAC with India are part of Communist Party's behaviour, says Mike Pompeo
The US secretary of state said these are the sort of actions that the authoritarian regimes take, and they have a real impact not only on people in Hong Kong, but a real impact on people all around the world
India has little choice but to ally with democratic nations as China openly demonstrates imperialistic designs under world's watch
While America repositions itself, the ASEAN bloc is coming to the realisation that each of its 10 members may not be individually able to confront China’s aggrandising ambitions in the South China Sea.
Galwan Valley clashes may have been China's pushback against efforts to thwart its ambitions for Indo-Pacific region
In the days since the violent face-off took place between the soldiers of the Indian Army and the People's Liberation Army in Galwan Valley in eastern Ladakh, the Chinese media has time and again brought the US and its Indo-Pacific Strategy into the conversation
The proximate cause of China's belligerence is the completion of the Darbuk-Shyok-Daulat Beg Oldi (DSDBO) Road, completed by the Border Roads Organization (BRO) in April 2019 after nineteen years of work.