Military scholar: 'Low-key' best for South China Sea

2016-06-06 00:11:20

A lot can change in three years and that was certainly the case for Major General Yao Yunzhu, a military scholar who saw her role shift on Saturday from a person who asks tough questions at the annual Shangri-La Dialogue to one who answers them.

Reporter's log: Weather clears for a moment at meeting

2016-06-06 00:05:34

June is already rainy in Singapore, which is bad news for reporters like me who have to commute on foot for 15 minutes between my hotel and the venue for the Shangri-La Dialogue, the annual high-end security forum at the Shangri-La Hotel.

China meets with 'enlarging circle of friends'

2016-06-06 00:05:34

During a 55-hour period ending Sunday, 64-year-old Admiral General Sun Jianguo took part in a whirlwind of military diplomacy comprising 17 two-way meetings on the sidelines of the Shangri-La Dialogue in Singapore.

Loan deal signed to expedite construction of China-funded int'l airport in Nepal

2016-06-05 21:13:56

Nepal's Finance Ministry and the Civil Aviation Authority of Nepal (CAAN) signed a subsidiary loan agreement on Sunday to construct country's second international airport in Pokhara, which will be built with the financial assistance of the Chinese government.

China urges US, Japan to stop pointing fingers on South China Sea

2016-06-05 08:13:39

A spokesperson of Chinese foreign ministry on Saturday urged the United States and Japan to stop pointing fingers at China on the South China Sea.

China refutes US defense secretary's China 'self-isolation' claims

2016-06-04 19:04:48

A high-ranking Chinese military official Saturday refuted US Defense Secretary Ashton Carter's "self-isolation" claims about China.

Pentagon chief's China 'self-isolation' claims incorrect: Cambodia

2016-06-04 18:23:07

US defense secretary's China "self-isolation" claims are incorrect, Cambodia's Deputy Prime Minister and Defense Minister Tea Banh said here Saturday.

Countries at key forum support properly tackling maritime issue

2016-06-03 23:52:54

Senior defense officials attending a high-profile security forum echoed China's call for nations to properly tackle disputes in the South China Sea while maintaining peace and stability.

China, Russia vow to boost military ties

2016-06-03 23:45:03

Admiral Sun Jianguo, deputy chief of the Joint Staff Department of China's Central Military Commission, met with Russian Deputy Defense Minister Anatoly Antonov here Friday and the two sides pledged to step up military cooperation.

China voices concern over impact of Fukushima nuclear leak

2016-06-03 21:55:56

China has been closely following the consequences of the Fukushima nuclear power station disaster and hopes that Japan will fully inform the global community of the latest and most accurate updates, the Foreign Ministry said on Friday.

Manila urged to return to negotiating table over S. China Sea dispute

2016-06-03 20:18:50

A Chinese scholar on Thursday urged the Philippines to engage in bilateral talks with China to resolve their South China Sea dispute as its incoming administration expressed willingness to bring the maritime issues back to the negotiating table.

China to enhance cooperation with Cambodia: Xi

2016-06-03 19:48:17

China would like to enhance cooperation with Cambodia in areas including production capacity, investment, agriculture, and infrastructure, President Xi Jinping said on Friday.