Tag: South China Sea

Doklam Plateau Standoff or South China Sea: Chinese Active Defence Strategy turns into Incremental Encroachments

Major General S B Asthana,SM,VSM (Veteran) As Comprehensive National Power (CNP) of China is improving, its strategy to impose national will (As perceived by its few key leaders), exercise its power and its international behavior is undergoing noticeable change. Besides unprecedented economic growth in last few decades, its technological advancement gave significant boost to its

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South China Sea: APAC Geopolitical Risks Rise But Not a Ratings Driver Yet

Newsroom24x7 Desk Singapore/Hong Kong: Maritime disputes in the South China Sea underscore the growing importance of geopolitics in shaping the international policy agenda of countries in the Asia Pacific. Fitch Ratings believes shifts in the regional and global balance of power mean geopolitical risks will remain prevalent in the long term. These risks have the potential

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Permanent Court of Arbitration rejects China’s claim on South China Sea

Newsroom24x7 Staff The Hague: Judges at  the Permanent Court of Arbitration in The Hague on Tuesday gave a ruling in favour of Philippines and rejecting China’s claims to economic rights across large part of the South China Sea. The Arbitration Court ruling  referring to a demarcation line on a 1947 map of the sea rich

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Satellite images suggest Chinese airstrip plans in South China Sea

Newsroom24x7 Desk Washington :  Satellite goes up, and bytes of images come down. This time, Satellite images analyzed from Washington-based Center for Strategic and International Studies (CSIS) caught activity in South China Seaways and presented an image suggesting work in progress in disputed waters. The images taken barely a few days ago raises American eyebrow as China had

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