China’s Jinping tells Army to be ready for war

By World Bulletin/News Desk Chinese president Xi Jinping has promoted three People's Liberation Army (PLA) generals known to be close to him and also asked his troops to "improve their combat readiness and sharpen their ability to win a regional war in the age of information technology", The Times of

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Bay of Bengal: the New Zone of Competition

By David Brewster The Bay of Bengal is fast becoming a key area of economic and strategic competition in the Indo-Pacific. It’s the largest bay in the world and forms an important, if neglected, part of southern Asia. Bookended by India on its western side and Thailand to its east,

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China’s Sea Activity Puts Region On Edge

By Reuters NEW DELHI (Reuters) - India is speeding up a navy modernization program and leaning on its neighbors to curb Chinese submarine activity in the Indian Ocean, as nations in the region become increasingly jittery over Beijing's growing undersea prowess. Just months after a stand-off along the disputed border

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Rattled by Chinese submarines, India joins other nations in rebuilding fleet

By Sanjeev Miglani and Tommy Wilkes (Reuters) - India is speeding up a navy modernisation programme and leaning on its neighbours to curb Chinese submarine activity in the Indian Ocean, as nations in the region become increasingly jittery over Beijing's growing undersea prowess. Just months after a stand-off along the

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China’s Challenge to the Global Order: Taking the “Careful” Approach?

By Rory Medealf Media coverage will probably be quick to recognize that Xi Jinping's latest speech on Chinese foreign policy is a big deal. But the headline writers are missing the story if they focus on his pledge to uphold China's claims in maritime disputes. As someone who has done

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China encroached Indian territory: Indian Home Minister

By Press Trust of India India on Thursday said that repeated incursions by Chinese troops into its territory “do not augur well” for maintaining cordial bilateral ties and accused China of illegally occupying Aksai Chin. Addressing an election rally in Leh, Home Minister Rajnath Singh also said that several development

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