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Beijing warns off US warship from South China Sea islands, says its 'serious violation of sovereignty'
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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

ASEAN Summit: United States pitches for free and open Indo-Pacific, says NSA Robert O'Brien
World

ASEAN Summit: United States pitches for free and open Indo-Pacific, says NSA Robert O'Brien

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
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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'
India

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
India

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

US signs defence cooperation deal with Maldives amidst China's growing presence in Indian Ocean
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US signs defence cooperation deal with Maldives amidst China's growing presence in Indian Ocean

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 biggest ‘driver of militarisation’ in South China Sea, says Chinese foreign minister Wang Yi
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US biggest ‘driver of militarisation’ in South China Sea, says Chinese foreign minister Wang Yi

US-China rivalry is likely to dominate discussion at the ASEAN summit, which comes days after Beijing launched ballistic missiles in the flashpoint waters

Ladakh standoff: China engaged in 'clear, intensive pattern of bullying' neighbours, says US
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Ladakh standoff: China engaged in 'clear, intensive pattern of bullying' neighbours, says US

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
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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
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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
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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.

Caught in an 'ideological spiral', US and China drift gradually towards a 21st Century Cold War
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Caught in an 'ideological spiral', US and China drift gradually towards a 21st Century Cold War

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'
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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
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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.

Australia suspends extradition treaty with Hong Kong, extends visas; China threatens retaliation
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Australia suspends extradition treaty with Hong Kong, extends visas; China threatens retaliation

Prime Minister Scott Morrison also made a pitch for international businesses with regional headquarters in Hong Kong to relocate to Australia

US sends aircraft carriers to South China Sea during Beijing's five-day-long drills in region
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US sends aircraft carriers to South China Sea during Beijing's five-day-long drills in region

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
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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
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
World

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

Galwan Valley face-off: India’s border state infrastructure push has irked China
India

Galwan Valley face-off: India’s border state infrastructure push has irked China

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.