Tag: #South China Sea

Aussies hitch wagon with the Pompeo-Esper express

Yu Lei August 01, 2020

Aussies hitch wagon with the Pompeo-Esper express

US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo and Secretary of Defense Mark Esper on Monday and Tuesday met Australian Foreign Minister Marise Payne and Defense Minister Linda Reynolds. They co-hosted the 2020 Australia-US Ministerial (AUSMIN) consultations in Washington DC. When tensions between China and the US have been escalating,...More

US peace destroyer in the South China Sea

Wei Dongxu July 16, 2020

US peace destroyer in the South China Sea

Disputes in the South China Sea seem to have escalated recently. The US has frequently come to the region trying to demonstrate its military strength. On Sunday, Foreign Secretary of the Philippines Teodoro Locsin stated the country's tough claim regarding the South China Sea. US Secretary of State...More

US warship drills embolden regional instability

Li Kaisheng July 06, 2020

US warship drills embolden regional instability

Two US aircraft carriers - The USS Nimitz and USS Ronald Reagan Carrier Strike Groups on Sunday carried out military drills in the Philippine Sea, The Japan Times reported. The US Navy seems to have adopted a high-profile military posture in the Western Pacific region. A couple of...More

Restraint in South China Sea needed against US inflammatory opinions

Ge Hongliang June 15, 2020

Restraint in South China Sea needed against US inflammatory opinions

Some Western media outlets have launched a new wave of public opinion offensive against China. A CNN report on Monday hyped up a standoff between China and Malaysia in the South China Sea that has lasted more than a month. Even though this was old news that took...More

Despite pandemic at home, US continues to make waves in South China Sea

Prof. Li Haidong April 24, 2020

Despite pandemic at home, US continues to make waves in South China Sea

Over the last two weeks, the US government has repeatedly interfered in regional affairs in the South China Sea, disturbing the situation that is stabilizing. Two US warships - an amphibious assault ship and a guided missile cruiser - are operating in the South China Sea, the US...More

Be wary of US intervention in China-ASEAN cooperation

Li Qingqing for Global Times September 05, 2019

Be wary of US intervention in China-ASEAN cooperation

The US on Monday launched its first joint naval exercise with the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) - the ASEAN-US Maritime Exercise. US Rear Admiral Kenneth Whitesell spoke at the opening ceremony of the exercise. He said that Washington has been promoting to counter China's increasing influence...More

China and ASEAN coming closer on South China Sea controversy

Li Kaisheng August 10, 2019

China and ASEAN coming closer on South China Sea controversy

At the 52nd Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) Foreign Ministers' Meeting in Bangkok, Thailand, which concluded Saturday, ministers reaffirmed promoting implementation of the ASEAN Community Vision 2025 and strengthening cooperation with their dialogue partners. ASEAN members threw their weight behind multilateralism and free trade, promoted consultations and...More