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May 28, 2018 5:01 AM Beijing protests US warship operation in South China Sea

BEIJING: China has voiced "strong dissatisfaction" after two US warships sailed by an island claimed by Beijing in the disputed South China Sea, adding to simmering tensions in the strategic waterway. The foreign ministry issued a statement expressing "resolute opposition" to the US sail-by of the territory in the disputed Paracel Island chain on Sunday 16

April 21, 2018 12:38 PM China carries out aircraft carrier drills in Pacific as Taiwan tensions rise

BEIJING: China has carried out aircraft carrier drills in the Pacific, its navy said Saturday, ramping up tensions with Taiwan over its military exercises in the sensitive region. Beijing's sole aircraft carrier and two destroyer ships carried out "offensive and defensive drills to test their combat muscle" on Friday, China's navy said on its official 29

February 13, 2018 8:46 AM British warship to sail through disputed South China Sea

Photo taken from a Philippine military plane shows the alleged ongoing land reclamation by China on Mischief Reef in the Spratly Islands in the South China Sea, west of Palawan May 11, 2015, file photo. China claims nearly all of the resource-rich waterway and has been turning reefs and islets into islands and installing military facilities such as runways 23

November 11, 2017 9:00 AM North Korea says Trump begged for a war during his Asia trip

SEOUL: North Korea said on Saturday that U.S. President Donald Trump's first trip to Asia showed he was a "destroyer" and he had begged for war on the Korean peninsula. "Trump, during his visit, laid bare his true nature as destroyer of world peace and stability and begged for a nuclear war on the Korean peninsula," the foreign ministry spokesman said in a statement 19

September 13, 2017 11:26 AM Second Chinese attack sub docks in Sabah, says report

According to defence magazine Jane's 360, the Chinese vessel docked at the Royal Malaysian Navy's submarine base in Teluk Sepanggar, Sabah, between Sept 8 and 11. PETALING JAYA: An attack submarine from China recently docked in Sabah, making this the second docking of a Chinese submarine in Malaysia this year. According to defence magazine Jane’s 360, the Chinese 25

August 29, 2017 10:39 AM Probe on US destroyer’s collision with merchant vessel to be ready in one month, says Liow

The US Navy guided-missile destroyer USS John S. McCain is seen after a collision, in Singapore waters August 21, 2017. — Reuters picPORT KLANG, AUG 29 — The government will complete its investigation on last Monday’s collision involving the United States of America’s (US) guided-missile destroyer USS John S. McCain and a merchant vessel in waters east of Johor 13

August 28, 2017 2:55 AM Remains of all missing sailors recovered from US warship

The navy found the remains of missing sailors inside sealed sections of the damaged hull of the warship, which is moored at Singapore’s Changi Naval Base. SINGAPORE: The US Navy on Monday confirmed recovery of the remains of all 10 sailors killed after the warship John S. McCain collided with a merchant vessel in waters near Singapore and Malaysia 10

August 26, 2017 9:02 AM RMN to continue SAR operation for US vessel's missing crew: Hishammuddin

KLUANG: The Royal Malaysian Navy (RMN) will continue the search and rescue (SAR) operation for the missing crew of a United States guided-missile destroyer, USS John S. Mccain, in the eastern Johor waters, said Defence Minister Datuk Seri Hishammuddin Tun Hussein. He said the efforts in assisting the US were due to the bilateral ties between the two countries 15

August 23, 2017 11:33 PM After deadly accidents, Navy admiral loses command of 7th Fleet

The Navy has removed the admiral in charge of the service’s 7th Fleet based in Japan in response to four embarrassing accidents this year, two of which killed sailors at sea, the service announced Wednesday. Vice Adm. Joseph P. Aucoin was relieved of command due to a loss of confidence by Adm. Scott Swift, the commander of U.S. Pacific Fleet. The incidents 21

August 23, 2017 8:39 AM U.S. Navy removes Seventh Fleet commander after fatal collisions in Asia

TOKYO (Reuters) - The U.S. Navy on Wednesday relieved Seventh Fleet Commander Vice Admiral Joseph Aucoin of his duties after two fatal collisions involving warships in Asia in less than three months. Admiral Scott Swift, the commander of the U.S. Pacific Fleet, relieved Aucoin from duty at the U.S. Navy's Yokosuka naval base in Japan, a U.S. Navy spokesman 19