• China Has Dispatched Warships to Challenge U.S. Vessels Sailing Near Disputed Islands

    26 days ago - By Time

    The Chinese military says it has dispatched warships after U.S. Navy vessels sailed near Beijing-claimed islands in the South China Sea.
    The nautical confrontation comes amid tensions between the world's two largest economies over trade as well as an on-again-off-again North Korean summit.
    China's Ministry of Defense said in a statement that the entry of the U.S. warships was not permitted, and they have been warned to leave.
    The Antietam, a guided-missile cruiser, and the Higgins, a destroyer, came within 12 nautical miles of the Paracel Islands, an archipelago in waters contested by...
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  • Recent developments surrounding the South China Sea

    26 days ago - By ABC News

    China says it dispatched warships to identify and warn off a pair of U.S. Navy vessels sailing near one of its island claims in the South China Sea, while Washington has withdrawn its invitation for China to participate in a multinational naval exercise
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  • China's navy 'warned off' US warships that sailed through disputed South China Sea

    China's navy 'warned off' US warships that sailed through disputed South China Sea

    26 days ago - By Business Insider

    China's military warned off US warships conducting "unauthorized" sailing in waters Beijing claims in the South China Sea.
    China's defense ministry said two US warships, the Antiem guided missile cruiser, and the USS Higgins destroyer, entered disputed waters around the Paracel Islands on Sunday.
    The move comes at a sensitive time between the US and China, after the US disinvited China from an international military exercise last week and the two countries continue to spar over trade and foreign policy.
    China's military took "immediate action" on Sunday against "unauthorized" sailing by US...
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