U.S. Defense Secretary to Join Aircraft Carrier on South China Sea Patrol
Asean summit founders after China insists on no mention of territorial dispute
Updated Nov. 4, 2015 10:23 a.m. ET
KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia – U.S. Defense Secretary Ash Carter will visit a U.S. Navy aircraft carrier on patrol in the South China Sea on Thursday in a show of strength to reinforce Washington’s resistance to Chinese assertiveness in the disputed region.
The growing U.S.-China rivalry in the South China Sea overshadowed a high-level Asian defense summit in Kuala Lumpur on Wednesday as the Malaysian hosts confirmed there would be no agreement to cap talks, which ultimately foundered on the question of how to mediate territorial disputes. Tiếp tục đọc “Asia, US Defense Ministers Fail to Reach South China Sea Agreement”
(chinadaily.com.cn/Xinhua) Updated: 2015-09-25 09:43
US President Barack Obama hosts a private dinner for Chinese President Xi Jinping at Blair House in Washington DC, September 24, 2015. [Photo by Lan Hongguang/Xinhua]
President Xi Jinping and President Barack Obama held a three-hour private dinner Thursday night, investing more time in building personal ties.
The private dinner, scheduled for two hours, extended to about three hours, with people around the event saying the two leaders explored many issues.
The two presidents walked shoulder to shoulder through the Pennsylvania Avenue before arriving at the Blair House, reminding audience of their talks during the past two years.
State Councilor Yang Jiechi, Foreign Minister Wang Yi, and Xi’s presidential office head and chief aid Ding Xuexiang joined the dinner.
On the US side, Secretary of State John Kerry and National Security Adviser Susan Rice were on hand for the informal dinner. Tiếp tục đọc “Xi, Obama go tieless to untie various issues at private dinner”
Tuoi Tre News
Updated : 09/18/2015 11:48 GMT + 7
The fishing ship KG 94059 TS, from the southern province of Kien Giang, was shot by a ship of the Thai Coast Guard on September 11, 2015, leaving Captain Ngo Van Sinh dead.
Vietnam has required Thailand to investigate a case in which a Thai police boat attacked some Vietnamese fishing ships last week, leaving a fisherman dead and two others injured, according to the Vietnamese foreign ministry.
Tiếp tục đọc “Vietnam demands Thailand probe deadly attacks on fishing boats”