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
Parliament Monsoon Session: In Lok Sabha, Sushma Swaraj says Doka La dispute resolved through 'diplomatic maturity'
Sushma Swaraj said the Wuhan informal summit was held without any agenda and without having any objectives to discuss any specific issue. Before the summit, the foreign ministers of the two countries decided that the leaders should not be restricted to any specific issue, she said.
India to host 10 ASEAN leaders on Republic Day: Unprecedented event comes as relations complete 25 years
In this year's Republic Day, 10 heads of States and government from the ASEAN member-states will share the stage with Prime Minister Narendra Modi and President Ram Nath Kovind.
India, Saudi Arabia, UAE, China and Algeria emerged as the top importers during the five year period of 2012-2016, shows a Firstpost analysis of the latest SIPRI report on global arms sales
Donald Trump offers to mediate in South China Sea feud while China continues to downplay Beijing's military buildup in region
US president Donald Trump has offered to mediate in South China Sea disputes
ASEAN is holding the foreign ministers' summit in Philippines capital Manila, between 2 and 8 August.
ASEAN, China adopt framework for crafting code on South China Sea, critics term move a time-buying tactic
Several ASEAN countries, including Vietnam and the Philippines, have said they still favor making the code legally binding, something experts say China is unlikely to agree to.
South China Sea dispute: China slams US for 'flaunting military force' after bombers fly over region
The B-1B Lancer bombers from Guam airbase flew over South China Sea as part of operations intended to demonstrate the US commitment to freedom of navigation
Modi and Trump on Monday called for freedom of navigation and resolving of territorial and maritime disputes peacefully in accordance with international law.
China has launched a research project to compile historical data obtained during expeditions by its teams to the disputed South China Sea since the late 1950s.
A US aircraft carrier strike group has begun patrolling in the disputed South China Sea despite China's warning to America against challenging its sovereignty in the area.
China warns Japan to not 'play with fire' in South China Sea after Tokyo's decision to patrol waters
The Chinese defence ministry said the aim of the announcement was "to mess up the South China Sea situation and try to gain interests from the troubled waters."
Chinese President Xi Jinping offered Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe an olive branch at their first meeting in over a year on Monday.
US President Barack Obama has said that a rising China, which has been worrying its neighbours with its aggressive behaviour over the South China Sea, needs to restrain itself in order to play a responsible role at the world stage.
Praising India's naval and maritime policy, one of Singapore's top diplomats on Tuesday said India will continue to play a positive role in maintaining peace and order in the world's oceans, including the disputed South China Sea.
Hailing India for keeping "neutral stand" over the South China Sea issue despite pressure from the US and Japan, state-run Chinese media on Wednesday said there are some contradictions and frictions between the two nations but the overall bilateral relations have been developing smoothly.
China on Wednesday warmed up for talks with the Philippines to resolve differences as Beijing welcomed Manila's special envoy to make joint efforts to improve bilateral relations and restore dialogue amid tensions over the South China Sea tribunal verdict.
Undergoing radical transformation to increase its combat capability amid rising tensions over the disputed South China Sea, President Xi Jinping is pushing China's 2.3 million-strong PLA which turns 89 tomorrow to train hard to win wars as it expands its high tech arsenal.
Daring to take on China in a territorial dispute in the South China Sea, the Philippines went to an international tribunal for justice, and won big.
China on Sunday asked Japan to restrain itself from interfering in the South China Sea dispute, saying Tokyo should instead consider its "shameful history" before accusing it of expansionist behaviour in the strategic region.