Philippines Latest News

Chinese Navy

Trump vs China: Fresh war of words over South China Sea dispute

A fresh war of words has erupted between Beijing and the new US government over the sovereignty of the South China Sea. Beijing has asserted its “indisputable sovereignty” over parts of the waters after the Trump administration vowed to prevent China from taking territory in the region. The Chinese foreign…



China’s new aircraft carrier leads battle group into international waters

China’s newly combat-ready aircraft carrier has set off for the Western Pacific for an undisclosed “training exercise”. “This exercise is being carried out in accordance with annual exercise plans,” the navy announced on the front page of today’s (Sunday, December 25) People’s Liberation Army Daily. The statement said a navy formation…