28 November 2023
1 month ago
Earthquake of magnitude 4.7 - 269 km NNW of Rikaze, China
Navy chief Adaci shows media positions of Philippine Navy and PCG ships during the RORE mission. The USS Dewey was also nearby, at Escoda Shoal. Adaci notes that starting in Sikatuna Shoal, a Chinese Navy corvette was already shadowing Philippine ships
1 month ago
Earthquake of magnitude 5.0 - near the coast of Fujian, China
1 month ago
Earthquake of magnitude 5.0 - 74 km SW of Laojunmiao, China
The United States stands by the Philippines and condemns the collision caused by Chinese vessels in Ayungin shoal, its ambassador says
The leader of Tibet's government-in-exile has urged the international community not to follow China's decision to replace the use of the term "Tibet" with "Xizang" as the romanized Chinese name on official diplomatic documents
Chinese Foreign Ministry: The Chinese special envoy to the Middle East will attend the Cairo Peace Summit
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China’s nuclear arsenal is growing faster than expected & is “on track to exceed previous projections "The annual @DeptofDefense China Military Power report says Biejing has 500 operational nuclear warheads in its arsenal & will have more than 1,000 by 2030
Chinese President: The war between Israel and Hamas must be stopped as soon as possible to avoid expanding the scope of the conflict
The Chinese President: The basic path to resolving the Palestinian-Israeli conflict is to implement the two-state solution
Chinese Foreign Minister: The value of trade contracts signed at the Belt and Road Forum amounts to 97.2 billion US dollars
Putin talked with Xi on "fully confidential topics"
Putin-Xi talks ended in Beijing
Chinese President: China is trying to establish itself as a central country through modernity and contemporaneity
Chinese President: China will launch a global initiative for artificial intelligence governance
DOD has seen a sharp increase in coercive and risky operational behavior from the PLA in the East and South China Seas, says ASD for Indo-Pacific Ely Ratner. nnSince fall 2021 there have been more than 180 such incidents, & more in the past 2 years than in the decade before that
In the presence of Vučić and Si, the Free Trade Agreement between Serbia and China was signed
@PM_ViktorOrban held bilateral talks with Russian President Putin in Beijing. The two leaders discussed Hungarian-Russian cooperation in the fields of gas and oil supplies and nuclear energy. During the meeting, PM Orbán stressed the importance of peace. He said that it was crucial for the whole continent, including Hungary, that the flood of refugees, sanctions and fighting should end
1 month ago
South Korea, U.S., Japan install trilateral communication hotline amid North Korea, China challenges
Putin has arrived in Beijing
Russian Foreign Minister, Sergei Lavrov met with his Chinese counterpart, Wang Yi, in the Chinese capital, Beijing, to hold talks.
An employee at the Israeli embassy in Beijing was subjected to an attack whose motives were unknown
Israel expresses its "disappointment" with China's position due to its failure to condemn Hamas attacks
Chinese Foreign Ministry: The Palestinian issue is the core of the Middle East problem, and the core of the issue is the failure to achieve “justice” for the Palestinians
On October 12th, a U.S. Navy P-8A Poseidon aircraft transited the Taiwan Strait, flying from south to north along the median line1 month ago
On October 12th, a U.S. Navy P-8A Poseidon aircraft transited the Taiwan Strait, flying from south to north along the median line
China calls for a ceasefire and the provision of humanitarian aid to the Palestinian people
1 month ago
Taiwan Defense Forces: Today from 1230(UTC+8), we detected PLA aircraft (including J-10, J-16, SU-30, Y-8, Y-9, KJ-500 and UAV etc.), 12 of which had crossed the median line or entered our SW ADIZ. In addition, PLAN vessels conducted joint combat patrol
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Ex @USArmy sergeant arrested, charged with trying to give US national defense information to China. Per @TheJusticeDept, 29yo Joseph Daniel Schmidt was arrested at @flySFO after returning to the US from HongKong
A joint Chinese-Syrian statement: Beijing urges the countries concerned to lift the unilateral sanctions imposed on Syria
The Chinese President during his meeting with the Syrian President: We support the political settlement of the Syrian issue