Navy says some members of the nuclear-powered USS Connecticut’s crew suffered minor injuries in collision.
South China Sea
General. Milley made calls after US intelligence led Pentagon leaders to conclude China feared Trump-ordered US attack.
European leaders call for cooperation and coordination for peaceful Indo-Pacific.
Beijing says Asia-Pacific region must ‘resist external forces’ but Australia points to China’s own nuclear capabilities.
Jakarta deploys navy vessels, assisted by an air patrol in North Natuna Sea after detecting China, US ships nearby.
The foreign minister says the two countries should be vigilant to resist the intervention of extraterritorial forces.
Philippine defence chief presses for review of US mutual defence treaty, lobby for advance military equipment.
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Beijing slams the move as provocative, saying it shows the US is the biggest threat to peace and stability.
In visits to Singapore and Vietnam, Kamala Harris charged China with bullying its neighbours in the region.
China has ‘fundamentally altered the bedrock’ of Hong Kong’s democratic institutions and ‘suppressed freedoms’, US says.
Visiting Forces Agreement, which the Philippine president planned to cancel, is a key part of the two countries’ ties.
US move comes on anniversary of a tribunal ruling that says Beijing has no claims over the South China Sea.
Experts say China’s maritime gains ‘impossible’ to reverse, urging Manila to boost military capability, alliances.