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China 'outraged' by $1.42 bln planned US arms sales to Taiwan

The package includes technical support for early warning radar, high speed anti-radiation missiles, torpedoes and missile components.

Arms show offers Japan venue to build military ties in Southeast Asia

Japan has invited military representatives from Vietnam and its Southeast Asian neighbors to a special seminar ...

Global arms trade highest since Cold War: study

Partly because of the increase in demand from the Middle East and Asia.
February 20, 2017 | 09:10 am GMT+7

China says first stealth fighter not yet in service, but coming soon

China is still testing its first stealth fighter, the J-20, but the warplane will soon enter service, the air force said, after pictures circulated in Chinese media suggesting it ...
June 01, 2016 | 04:38 pm GMT+7

China faces headaches from warming Vietnam-U.S. ties

At a stroke, the U.S. and Vietnam have complicated the strategic outlook for China over the disputed South China Sea (Vietnam's East Sea).
May 27, 2016 | 05:40 pm GMT+7

Fully lifting U.S. lethal arms ban will add momentum to U.S.-Vietnam relations

Ahead of President Barack Obama’s visit to Vietnam in late May, officials and analysts in both Washington and Hanoi have been talking about whether the United States should fully ...
May 19, 2016 | 02:33 pm GMT+7

Vietnam hosts arms gathering attended by U.S. companies

Vietnam hosts a defence symposium this week attended by top American arms manufacturers, ahead of a visit by U.S. President Barack Obama and as Washington weighs whether to lift ...
May 12, 2016 | 08:16 am GMT+7