Newly built 50,000-tonne carrier demonstrates the growing technical sophistication of China's defence industries.
Asia Pacific13 Mar 2017 21:26 GMT
Rodrigo Duterte orders military to assert ownership of Benham Rise area to Beijing - but in a nice way.
Asia Pacific13 Mar 2017 16:32 GMT
Izumo carrier will cruise the South China Sea with stops in Southeast Asia before heading to India for US war games.
Opinion06 Mar 2017 06:22 GMT
Trump calls China's bluff on a naval arms race in the South China Sea.
Opinion05 Mar 2017 08:16 GMT
China may cooperate with Trump on issues such as N Korea and trade, but it will stand unwavering on security issues.
J Berkshire Miller
Donald Trump09 Feb 2017 07:37 GMT
Uncertainty has prevailed after Trump accused Beijing of unfair trade practices and criticised China's military buildup.
South China Sea20 Dec 2016 07:23 GMT
Defence ministry in Beijing says it handed the drone back after "friendly consultations" with American counterparts.
South China Sea18 Dec 2016 04:16 GMT
Beijing unhappy with the US "hyping up" the situation after the underwater drone was seized from South China Sea.
Politics16 Dec 2016 17:50 GMT
US officials demand return of the drone they say was testing salinity and temperature in international waters.
South China Sea15 Dec 2016 19:07 GMT
Beijing regards the islands as its sovereign territory and says it is entitled to necessary defensive installations.
South China Sea15 Dec 2016 05:27 GMT
US think-tank highlights satellite imagery it says shows anti-aircraft guns and systems against cruise missile strikes.
South China Sea21 Oct 2016 17:07 GMT
American Navy has now conducted four so-called freedom-of-navigation operations in the past year in the disputed waters.
Weather21 Oct 2016 13:33 GMT
After battering Hong Kong, Haima makes landfall in southern China bringing the risk of flash flooding and landslides.
UpFront15 Oct 2016 08:27 GMT
Charles Liu, a senior fellow at Peking University, debates Bonnie Glaser, director of the China Power Project at CSIS.
Opinion14 Oct 2016 04:17 GMT
Duterte is questioning the Philippines' century-old US alliance while ramping up his diplomatic flirtation with China.
Richard Javad Heydarian
Asia Pacific08 Sep 2016 09:32 GMT
Tepid criticism in draft statement of meetings in Vientiane seen as reflection of China's economic and military clout.
by Salvatore Babones
by J Berkshire Miller
by Richard Javad Heydarian
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