China got a big boost for its nuclear capabilities in the South China Sea

Trevor Hammond/Planet Labs/Handout via ReutersChina has announced.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderAug 12th, 2017

Defiant North Korea Warns Of More Atomic Tests, Will Boost Nuclear Deterrence "To The Maximum"

North Korea's regime defied an increasingly broader chorus of voices, including the US, Japan, China, South Korea and Russia, saying on Monday that it will continue its nuclear weapons tests, and warned it would "speed up to the maximu.....»»

Category: blogSource: zerohedgeMay 1st, 2017

Small Earthquake Detected at North Korea Nuclear-Test Site

An earthquake struck North Korea in the same mountainous location as the country’s sixth nuclear test earlier this month, according to earthquake monitoring agencies in China and South Korea......»»

Category: topSource: wsjSep 23rd, 2017

China opposed to deployment of US nuclear weapons on Korean peninsula

Japan, South Korea favour installation move in response to N Korea's repeated missile tests.....»»

Category: topSource: business-standardSep 16th, 2017

Donald Trump Turns on China and South Korea After North Korea’s Biggest Nuclear Test

The U.S. president said Pyongyang’s latest test was an “embarrassment” to China and urged Seoul to abandon its attempts at diplomacy with Kim Jong Un......»»

Category: topSource: newsweekSep 3rd, 2017

India"s Agni 5 can target all of China from bases in South India: Report

India is estimated to have produced enough plutonium for 150-200 nuclear warheads, say experts.....»»

Category: topSource: business-standardJul 13th, 2017

India"s Agni 5 can target all of China from its base in South India: report

India is estimated to have produced enough plutonium for 150-200 nuclear warheads, say experts.....»»

Category: topSource: business-standardJul 13th, 2017

With a 30 m wingspan and 2,450 km range, China"s new surveillance plane can cover the entire South China Sea

Wikimedia CommonsThe launch of a new medium-to-long-range maritime reconnaissance aircraft is set take China’s surveillance capabilities to unprecedented heights, though experts have mixed views on how the aircraft will be receive.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderJul 3rd, 2017

Nuclear Korean Crisis No Deterrent As Emerging Markets See Massive Inflows

North Korea nuclear crisis? China making aggressive threats in the South China Sea and the economy slowing down? No worries,.....»»

Category: blogSource: valuewalkJun 26th, 2017

EU Discussing Role as Broker on North Korea

The European Union is in discussions with South Korea and China about taking a potential role as a broker for negotiations with North Korea on ending its nuclear program, according to EU officials involved in the effort......»»

Category: topSource: wsjJun 21st, 2017

Mattis Urges China to Persuade North Korea to Halt Weapons Program

Defense Secretary Jim Mattis urged China to help the international community to isolate North Korea and persuade it to halt its ballistic missile and nuclear programs, but didn’t spare criticism of China for its own behavior in the South China Sea......»»

Category: asiaSource: wsjJun 3rd, 2017

Beijing Protests U.S. Patrol in South China Sea

China vowed to further build up military capabilities after a  U.S. Navy destroyer sailed near a Chinese-built artificial island in the South China Sea, the first such patrol under President Donald Trump......»»

Category: topSource: wsjMay 25th, 2017

China Discusses Nuclear Threat With New South Korean President

The two leaders agreed to work toward peace on the Korean peninsula......»»

Category: topSource: newsweekMay 11th, 2017

The Wall Street Journal: South Korea’s new president may complicate ties with U.S.

South Korean voters chose a forceful advocate for closer ties with North Korea and China to succeed their impeached president, complicating U.S. efforts to isolate Pyongyang and rein in its nuclear-weapons program......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchMay 9th, 2017

South Korea On Heightened Alert As North Prepares For Major Army Event

Just two days after China warned that April 25 is the "highest probability" day for a North Korean nuclear test, South Ko.....»»

Category: blogSource: zerohedgeApr 21st, 2017

South China Sea: Russia Gets Involved For Its Own Strategic Purposes

Russia is getting increasingly involved in the South China Sea dispute, which the U.S. considers one of the most pressing issues of our time, along with North Korea’s nuclear program and the eradication of terrorism and radicalism. Foreign minis.....»»

Category: blogSource: valuewalkApr 19th, 2017

Pressured by Trump, it looks like China is going to do something about North Korea"s nukes

APAfter a Chinese envoy arrived in South Korea, the two sides have reportedly reached an agreement to take "strong action" against North Korea if nuclear and ballistic missile testing continu.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderApr 11th, 2017

China and South Korea agree to impose "strong" new sanctions on North Korea if it keeps firing missiles

Agence France PressChina and South Korea have agreed to impose “strong” new sanctions on North Korea if it carries out further nuclear or long-range missile tests, a senior o.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderApr 11th, 2017

U.S. and China end summit with 100-day plan to boost trade and cooperation

The two-day meeting punctuated by a U.S. military strike on a Syrian air base made no clear progress on concerns about North Korea’s nuclear program......»»

Category: topSource: washpostApr 7th, 2017

China Wary of U.S. Missile System in South Korea Because Capabilities Unknown

Beijing's resistance to the THAAD (Terminal High Altitude Area Defense) anti-missile system put up south of Seoul has become a major thorn in bilateral ties with the United States......»»

Category: topSource: newsweekApr 4th, 2017

China Proposes Halting North Korean Nuclear Program, U.S.-South Korea Drills

China proposed simultaneous suspensions of North Korea’s nuclear-weapons program and U.S.-South Korean joint military drills, to pave the way for restarting talks on denuclearizing the Korean Peninsula......»»

Category: asiaSource: wsjMar 8th, 2017