As the Chinese navy successfully freed a warship in a disputed region in the South China Sea, the Philippines has expressed concern over Chinese ships near the Spratlys. The Voice of America reports:The Philippines is expressing...
by Melissa M. Chan | Jun 12, 2012
As China plans to launch a manned spacecraft, they are also planning to send a manned submarine into the world’s deepest trench. Jiaolong, the submarine, has already been used to explore various terrains. Xinhua reports: The...
by Samuel Wade | Aug 7, 2011
With tension lingering over territorial disputes in the South China Sea, Vietnamese authorities issue defiant warnings on one hand while trying to contain public anti-Chinese sentiment on the other. Reuters reports on the police...
by Japhet Weeks | Sep 16, 2008
Beijing has denied that the unidentified submarine that entered Japanese waters recently was Chinese. It has also lodged a formal complaint with Japan over the incident and the subsequent implications by Japanese media that the...
by Xiao Qiang | Apr 22, 2008
From Janes.com: China is constructing a major underground nuclear submarine base near Sanya, on Hainan Island off its southern coast, Jane’s can confirm. Although Asian military sources have disclosed this fact to...
by Xiao Qiang | Feb 7, 2008
From the International Herald Tribune: For a procession of senior U.S. military commanders who have visited China in recent years, the complaint has become almost routine. As part of a sustained military buildup, they say, China...
by Michael Zhao | Nov 14, 2006
A follow up on yesterday’s breaking of a Chinese submarine encounter with US aircraft carrier, from BBC News: The US navy has confirmed reports of a close encounter between one of its battle groups and a Chinese submarine in the Pacific late last month. US Pacific Commander Admiral William Fallon said the incident had had […]
by Michael Zhao | Nov 13, 2006
From Reuters via the New York Times: A Chinese submarine stalked a U.S. Navy aircraft carrier battle group in the Pacific last month and was undetected until it surfaced within firing range, The Washington Times reported on Monday. A Navy spokeswoman in Washington had no comment on the report. [Full Text] – U.S. Pacific Fleet […]
by Xiao Qiang | May 30, 2005
From AFP, via Yahoo! News: A Chinese navy submarine stalled apparently after a fire broke out aboard the vessel while it was submerged in the South China Sea, a Japanese newspaper said. The submarine was being towed Monday above the water by a Chinese vessel towards the Yulin Naval Port on China’s Hainan Island, the […]
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