Tag: China

US and Japanese warships are keeping an eye on Chinese navy drills

A Chinese naval strike group conducted a 48-hour non-stop combat drill in the western part of the Pacific Ocean under the close surveillance of US and Japanese warships, Chinese state media reported on Tuesday.   The drill, conducted on Sunday and Monday, involved some of the People’s Liberation Army Navy’s most advanced warships.   A […]

David Cameron: China must abide by ruling on South China Sea

David Cameron has warned China that it must abide by the outcome of international arbitration on its increasingly assertive territorial claims in the South China Sea – the cause of bitter disputes with the Philippines and other countries in the region.Speaking as he arrived in Japan for the G7 summit, Cameron adopted his toughest stance […]

Obama backs Vietnam over China on Asia visit

Barack Obama has backed Vietnam in its dispute with China over territorial claims and navigation rights in the South China Sea. Though Obama, who is wrapping up his visit to Vietnam, did not name China directly, he said “big nations should not bully smaller ones”. Obama’s comments came a day after the US lifted a […]

Chinese Intercept U.S. Military Spy Plane Over South China Sea

Two Chinese military aircraft intercepted a U.S. military reconnaissance plane over the South China Sea Tuesday.   Defense Department spokeswoman Lt. Col. Michelle Baldanza said that the U.S. maritime patrol reconnaissance aircraft was flying in a “routine patrol” in international airspace on May 17 when “two tactical aircraft from the People’s Republic of China” intercepted […]

China Releases Pastor Imprisoned for Protesting Regime’s Persecution of Christians

Zhang Chongzhu, the pastor of the state-run Pyongyang Three-Self Patriotic Movement Church in Zhejiang province, China, was released on Monday after eight months in prison for protesting against the government’s forced demolition of Christian crosses and churches.   China Aid reported that Zhang has frequently spoken out against the ongoing persecution of Christians in the country, […]

CFR Globalist: End U.S. States, Build China-style Regional Gov’t

It is time for the United States of America to ditch the whole “states” thing, and for the federal government to re-organize the nation politically into massive regions with powerful regional governments fully subservient to national and even international authorities. The goal of the dystopian “economic master plan” is for America to become more like […]

U.S. Warship Challenges China’s Claims in South China Sea

The U.S. Navy sent its third warship in less than seven months into waters of the South China Sea claimed by China as tensions rise ahead of an international court’s ruling on the territorial dispute. The USS William P. Lawrence, a guided-missile destroyer, on Tuesday sailed within the 12-nautical-mile territorial zone around Fiery Cross Reef, a feature […]

Chinese naval fleet comprising advanced warships heading to South China Sea for drill

A large Chinese naval fleet comprising advanced warships, which are equipped with helicopters, is heading to disputed regions in the South China Sea for key manoeuvres. Beijing’s latest show of force is thought to be aimed at countering the US’s recent activities in the region.   Three vessels – missile destroyer Hefei, missile frigate Sanya […]

China Accuses Pentagon of ‘Blowhard Performance’ in Port Snub

China claimed today that it was a “series of tricks” played by the U.S. military that prompted the communist nation to refuse a port visit to American warships in Hong Kong recently, but said that the military snub should not be blown out of proportion.   An unsigned Op-Ed appearing in The Global Times, an […]

China Reveals What It Wants to Do with Christiani…

he widely reported death by suffocation of Ding Cuimei, the wife of a pastor in China’s Henan province, has shocked Christians worldwide. Ding and her husband were buried as they attempted to prevent their church from being bulldozed by developers.   Ding’s husband managed to crawl to safety, but she did not. Their case highlights […]