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  1. Expanding navy role good for China and world

    Posted Mar 06th 2010, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... mainland and Taiwanese ships 17 months ago, to their tour of duty in the Indian Ocean three months later, the Chinese involvement has won praise from companies and governments. Beijing is also ... several extra vessels. The pirates' ever-widening reach into the Indian Ocean may mean even more deployments. Suspicions about China's international ambitions have eased as a result ...

  2. China's carrier no cause for alarm

    Posted Aug 11th 2011, 12:00am

    ... military being only for defence. China relies on the oceans to fuel its economy through trade, energy supplies and raw materials. Aircraft carriers can help defend and protect interests, but also ...

  3. PLA Navy takes initial lead in anti-piracy co-ordination

    Posted Oct 21st 2011, 12:00am

    ... Keith Wallis in London keith.wallis@scmp.com China is set to strengthen its role in anti-piracy operations in the Indian Ocean and Gulf of Aden by taking control of a newly formed naval convoy co-ordination group from January 1 next year, senior naval officers have confirmed. The PLA Navy will oversee the operation of warships from China, Russia, India and other countries ...

  4. Building blocks

    Posted Nov 05th 2007, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... of pearls' strategy in the Indian Ocean, aimed at acquiring access and strategic bases along more than 10,00km of sea lanes. Sticking to Indian diplomacy's division of labour, Mrs Gandhi did ... the more credit, therefore, to the Italian-born leader of India's ruling Congress party, Sonia Gandhi, for painting the fundamentals of Sino-Indian relations in such stark terms during her ...

  5. Nervous neighbours

    Posted Dec 25th 2007, 12:00am by Drew Thompson

    ... leaders in India. Many of them point to China's investments in strategic infrastructure projects- such as seaports in the Indian Ocean- as evidence of Beijing's aspirations to expand its ... of Chinese military expansion in the Indian Ocean, China is clearly outstripping India politically and economically in the region. Kunming- China's gateway to Southeast Asia and host ...

  6. Naval gazing

    Posted Apr 06th 2007, 12:00am by Michael Richardson

    ... frigates to take part in counterterrorism training in the Indian Ocean with ships from seven other nations. Late last month, two Chinese navy destroyers visited Indonesia. It was the first such call in 12 years. Today, five Indian navy ships will start six days of manoeuvres with the US navy off Okinawa in southern Japan. And, on April 17, the navies of India, Japan and the US ...

  7. India on guard in fallout from China's missile test

    Posted Feb 11th 2007, 12:00am

    ... message barely a few days before Mr Li's arrival warning China to stay clear of the Indian Ocean and India's strategic waters. China's interest in extending its influence in this area is not new, but analysts say that Mr Hu's visit to the Seychelles- following intense Chinese interest in Myanmar and Africa's Indian Ocean countries- compelled New Delhi ...

  8. News - Asia - ARMS TRADE

    Chinese delegates attend India aviation trade show for first time

    Posted Feb 07th 2013, 12:00am by AFP

    ... other's territory, while Beijing's military build-up along their frontier, as well as competing interests in the South China Sea and Indian Ocean, are frequent sources of friction. ... confirmed their attendance," an Indian defence ministry spokesman said. "It's the first time India has invited a Chinese delegation from Beijing." The last Aero India in 2011 saw ...

  9. China's ships come in

    Posted Jun 03rd 2011, 12:00am

    ... Greg Torode and Ng Tze-wei If the Indian Ocean is indeed part of a new maritime 'Great Game' as many regional strategists suggest, then China looks set to make two highly ... by Beijing but under close scrutiny across the region- seem to confirm earlier indications that China is determined to become a significant Indian Ocean naval power. Chiefly, it will mean China, ...

  10. Business - Companies

    SpiceJet plans more India-China flights

    Posted Apr 27th 2013, 12:00am by Bloomberg

    ... Bloomberg in New Delhi SpiceJet plans more India-China flights SpiceJet, the discount carrier controlled by the billionaire Kalanithi Maran, will add flights to mainland China as trade expands between India and its neighbour amid intensifying competition ...




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