The United States has decided to provide heavily armed destroyers to escort US surveillance ships operating in the South China Sea after a tense naval standoff this week, a US official said on Thursday.
2009-03-20 00:39:38 GMT China Daily
The Chinese military is ready to call an end to the standoff with the United States in the South China Sea after diplomatic efforts have reduced tensions, defense sources said on condition of anonymity.
2009-03-19 15:35:19 GMT Xinhua English
WASHINGTON, March 18 (Xinhua) -- U.S. Defense Secretary Robert Gates said here on Wednesday the military relationship between the United States and China is steadily improving despite a recent incident between the two sides over an American surveillance ship in the South China Sea.
2009-03-16 01:07:53 GMT China Daily
China's largest fishery administration ship reached the Xisha Islands in the South China Sea yesterday on a mission to strengthen fishery protection and maritime surveillance after an incident between Chinese vessels and a US navy ship a week ago.
2009-03-13 02:20:43 GMT SINA.com
WASHINGTON – As a U.S.-China dispute simmered at sea, China's top diplomat called for the two countries to put aside differences that can't be quickly resolved and indicated he had many global issues to discuss with President Barack Obama.
2009-03-13 02:16:21 GMT SINA.com
WASHINGTON – President Barack Obama told China's top diplomat Thursday that both sides must avoid a repeat of their standoff at sea, while the US navy sent in destroyer escorts for its surveillance voyages.
2009-03-13 02:10:22 GMT SINA.com
WASHINGTON– The United States has decided to provide heavily armed destroyers to escort US surveillance ships operating in the South China Sea after a tense naval standoff this week, a US official said on Thursday.
2009-03-13 02:55:44 GMT China Daily
Naval officers of the People's Liberation Army (PLA) yesterday criticized the Pentagon for what they described as an "inappropriate reaction" after a confrontation between a US spy ship and five Chinese vessels in the South China Sea on Sunday.
2009-03-12 02:31:21 GMT China Daily
Despite the confrontation between a US spy ship and Chinese vessels in the South China Sea on Sunday, the US navy is welcome to join a celebratory parade next month in waters off Qingdao, a naval officer said Wednesday.
2009-03-10 09:51:30 GMT SINA.com
BEIJING - A confrontation between a U.S. navy ship and Chinese naval vessels off the Chinese island of Hainan has raised tensions between the two sides at a time of global economic crisis. Here are some of the potential consequences.
2009-03-10 09:47:03 GMT SINA.com
China said a U.S. naval vessel was operating illegally off its southern island of Hainan, a Hong Kong television website reported on Tuesday, in the latest spat over U.S. military activities near China's coasts.
2009-03-10 09:22:45 GMT SINA.com
March 10 - China rejected accusations that its vessels had harassed a U.S. naval ship, saying the USNS Impeccable had been carrying out an illegal survey off the southern island of Hainan, a Hong Kong television website said on Tuesday.
2009-03-12 08:15:01 GMT Reuters
Chinese Foreign Minister Yang Jiechi arrives at the U.S. State Department for meetings with Secretary of State Hillary Clinton.
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