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Indian, Chinese Border Guards Clash at Disputed Area
22 Aug 2017 06:16

Indian, Chinese Border Guards Clash at Disputed Area

Islam Times - Chinese and Indian border guards clashed at the disputed Pangong Lake in the Himalayas earlier this week.

Chinese and American flags are displayed in a company in Beijing on August 16, 2017 amid rising Trade tensions between the United States and China. (Photo by AFP)
19 Aug 2017 11:24

US formally launches probe of China trade ties

Islam Times - Washington has formally launched a probe into China’s alleged theft of US intellectual property (IP), in a move likely to spark a trade war with Beijing which has vowed to take “all appropriate measures” in response to the move.

White House Chief Strategist Steve Bannon waits as US President Donald Trump arrives at Lynchburg Regional Airport May 13, 2017 in Lynchburg, Virginia. (Photo by AFP)
17 Aug 2017 05:20

White House eyes more aggressive trade actions against China

Islam Times - Stuck in a quagmire of controversies over White House leaks and race politics, Bannon has called a far-left magazine writer to talk about China, North Korea, and his "every day" quarrels with other top White House aides.

US Failure, Blame China
16 Aug 2017 09:41

US Failure, Blame China

Islam Times - America’s chronic trade deficit with the rest of the world is testimony to a failed US economy. In reality, the US has no-one else to blame but itself for such an historic failure.

A file photo of the national flags of the US (L) and China (By Reuters)
15 Aug 2017 07:50

China says will protect interests if US harms trade ties

Islam Times - China warns it will “not sit idle” and will take “all appropriate measures” to protect its interests in the face of possible US sanctions after President Donald Trump ordered a probe into trade ties with Beijing.

F-16 Fighters
12 Aug 2017 05:18

China to Prevent First US Attack against North Korea, Trump Ready for War

Islam Times - China will prevent the US and South Korea from attacking North Korea and trying to overthrow the leadership as Donald Trump say military option against Pyongyang is "locked and loaded.

USS John S. McCain
12 Aug 2017 04:30

US Warship Provokes Chinese Navy in South China Sea

Islam Times - A US Navy warship has carried out a provocative operation on Thursday, coming within 12 nautical miles of an artificial island built up by China in the South China Sea.

9 Aug 2017 06:56

China to enforce anti-N Korea sanctions 'fully and strictly' despite strong economic ties

Islam Times - China has vowed to “fully and strictly” implement the latest round of UN sanctions against North Korea despite its close economic ties with Pyongyang.

Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi attends ASEAN annual summit in Manila on August 7, 2017. (Photo by AFP)
7 Aug 2017 11:36

ASEAN leaders call for ‘non-militarization’ in South China Sea

Islam Times - In a joint communiqué, leaders of the Association of South East Asian Nations (ASEAN) have called for “non-militarization” and “self-restraint” in the South China Sea, without making a direct reference to Beijing’s role in the disputed waters.

The German flag flutters at half-mast on the Reichstag building housing the Bundestag (lower house of parliament) in Berlin, where is being held an hour of commemoration on January 27, 2017, the International Holocaust Remembrance Day. (Photo by AFP)
7 Aug 2017 05:01

Chinese tourists arrested for Hitler salute in Berlin

Islam Times - Two Chinese tourists were detained in Berlin for making the straight-armed Hitler salute for photos in front of the Reichstag parliament building, a police spokeswoman said on Sunday.

China, ASEAN Approve South China Sea Code in Swipe at US
7 Aug 2017 04:45

China, ASEAN Approve South China Sea Code in Swipe at US

Islam Times - Foreign ministers of the ten ASEAN member countries and China have adopted a framework for a Code of Conduct (CoC) in the South China Sea in a swipe at US interference in the region.

After voting for sanctions, China tells North Korea to act ‘smart’
6 Aug 2017 11:59

After voting for sanctions, China tells North Korea to act ‘smart’

Islam Times - Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi has urged North Korea to act “smart,” following the imposition of harsh sanctions on Pyongyang by the United Nations Security Council (UNSC), which includes North Korean ally Beijing.

6 Aug 2017 11:56

China: Situation ‘critical’ after new North Korea sanctions

Islam Times - China says the situation in the Korean Peninsula is now at a “critical juncture” after the UN Security Council on Saturday approved new US-drafted sanctions on North Korea.

Vietnamese Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc answers questions during an international conference in Tokyo on June 5, 2017. (Photo by AFP)
5 Aug 2017 09:34

Vietnam urges strong anti-China at Asia forum

Islam Times - Vietnam urged other Southeast Asian nations to take a stronger stand against Chinese expansionism in the South China Sea, as a tense regional security forum began Saturday with North Korea also under fire over its nuclear program.

This photo taken on December 23, 2016 shows Chinese J-15 fighter jets being launched from the deck of the Liaoning aircraft carrier during military drills in the Yellow Sea, off China’s east coast. (By AFP)
5 Aug 2017 08:51

China seals off parts of Yellow Sea for ‘large-scale’ naval drills

Islam Times - China has temporarily sealed off a part of the Yellow Sea for what it described as “large-scale” military exercises, the second drill off the coast of the Korean Peninsula in the past two weeks.

Is US Inciting India, China Tensions to Break BRICS?
5 Aug 2017 05:20

Is US Inciting India, China Tensions to Break BRICS?

Islam Times - Tensions are building up between China and India along parts of their 3,500km-long border — over a plateau called Doklam in India and Donglang in China with war drums getting louder.

Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi (L) and Chinese President Xi Jinping listen to a speech during the BRICS Leaders Meeting with the BRICS Business Council in Goa, India, on October 16, 2016. (Photo by AP)
2 Aug 2017 10:20

China says India concocting excuses in border row

Islam Times - China has accused India of "concocting" excuses over the illegal entry of the South Asian nation's military into Chinese territory on their disputed border, adding that China had shown great restraint.

Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi (R) shakes hands with his Gambian counterpart Ousainou Darboe, in Beijing, China, August 1, 2017.
2 Aug 2017 06:10

China offers aid to new friend Gambia

Islam Times - China has offered to support Gambia in the sectors of infrastructure, agriculture, tourism, and other areas, following the African country’s severance of formal ties with Taiwan.

Chinese military ships
2 Aug 2017 05:03

China Officially Inaugurates First Overseas Military Base in Djibouti

Islam Times - China has officially opened its first overseas naval base in Djibouti, state media said Tuesday in an event timed to coincide with the celebration of the 90th anniversary of the establishment of China's military, the People's Liberation Army, on August 1.

Chinese President Xi speaks during a military parade to mark the 90th anniversary of the People’s Liberation Army July 30, 2017.
2 Aug 2017 04:58

Chinese President Vows to Protect Country’s Interests Using Army

Islam Times - China’s President Xi Jinping vowed Tuesday to use the army to defend the country’s sovereignty and territorial integrity, warning other nations to stop interfering with Beijing's interests.