Recent News Headlines : East China Sea - Taiwan

US-CHINA TRADE POLICIES, ARMS RACE PUT WHOLE WORLD AT RISK


These operations have not stopped China from militarizing the South China Sea... READ MORE

16th January, 2018 105

HUGE OIL SPILL LEFT AFTER BURNING TANKER SINKS OFF CHINA


The Sanchi oil tanker sank on Sunday and officials say all its crew members are dead... READ MORE

15th January, 2018 996

STRICKEN IRANIAN OIL TANKER SINKS IN EAST CHINA SEA AFTER BLAST


The oil from the tanker was still burning, China Central Television reported Sunday... READ MORE

15th January, 2018 566

IRANIAN OIL TANKER SINKS AFTER EXPLOSION SHOOTS FLAMES UP TO 1KM HIGH


The Sanchi, owned by National Iranian Tanker Co, was carrying almost 1 million barrels of condensate, an ultra-light crude oil, to South Korea... READ MORE

14th January, 2018 815

IRAN OIL TANKER EXPLODES, SINKS OFF CHINA WITH NO SURVIVORS


Families of the sailors wept and screamed at the headquarters of the National Iranian Tanker Co... READ MORE

14th January, 2018 1308

BURNING IRANIAN OIL TANKER SINKS AFTER JANUARY 6 ACCIDENT


Burning Iranian oil tanker sinks after January 6 accident Chinese state TV... READ MORE

14th January, 2018 1233

'NO SURVIVORS' AS BURNING IRANIAN OIL TANKER SINKS NEAR JAPAN


The burning Iranian oil tanker Sanchi has sunk in Japan's exclusive economic zone, according to Chinese state television. The head of the Iranian rescue team... READ MORE

14th January, 2018 285

HOPE FADES FOR MISSING CREW MEMBERS AS IRANIAN OIL TANKER SINKS


That area of the East China Sea is frequently crossed by ships traveling to China, South Korea, Taiwan and Japan... READ MORE

14th January, 2018 1289

BURNING IRANIAN OIL TANKER SINKS, 32 CREW PRESUMED DEAD


It collided with the CF Crystal IMO 9497050, which was carrying grain from the United States, about 160 nautical miles 184 km off China's coast, near Shanghai... READ MORE

14th January, 2018 139

BURNING IRANIAN OIL TANKER SINKS OFF CHINA AFTER COLLISION, REPORT SAYS


The tanker, owned by National Iranian Tanker Co., was carrying almost one million barrels of condensate, an ultra-light crude oil, to South Korea... READ MORE

14th January, 2018 535

IRANIAN OIL TANKER SINKS OFF CHINA


A burning Iranian oil tanker has sunk following a collision in the East China Sea... READ MORE

14th January, 2018 22

IRANIAN OIL TANKER SINKS AFTER BURNING FOR MORE THAN ONE WEEK


Currently it has already sunk, CCTV said, citing the Shanghai maritime search and rescue centre... READ MORE

14th January, 2018 427

'NO HOPE OF FINDING SURVIVORS' ON BURNING OIL TANKER


Describes itself as operating the largest tanker fleet in the Middle East. It's the second collision for a ship from the National Iranian Tanker Co... READ MORE

14th January, 2018 18

BURNING OIL TANKER SINKS OFF CHINA


An oil tanker burning in the East China Sea for more than a week has finally sunk, Chinese media say... READ MORE

14th January, 2018 2904

TWO BODIES RECOVERED FROM BURNING OIL TANKER ADRIFT OFF CHINA COAST


Chinese salvage teams manage to board the stricken Iranian vessel Sanchi before being driven back by temperatures of 89C... READ MORE

14th January, 2018 105

BODIES FOUND AS SANCHI STILL BURNS


Salvage workers have managed to board a burning oil tanker off China's coast, recovering the bodies of two crewmen before smoke forced them to leave... READ MORE

13th January, 2018 282

FOUR DAYS ON, THE SANCHI OIL TANKER IS STILL ON FIRE THE EAST CHINA SEA


Four days on, rescue crews are still struggling to reach the Sanchi, an oil tanker on fire in the East China Sea... READ MORE

10th January, 2018 3535

IRANIAN OIL TANKER IN EAST CHINA SEA COULD BURN FOR A MONTH, SOUTH KOREAN OFFICIAL SAYS


The stricken Iranian oil tanker could burn for as long as one month, South Korea's Ministry of Oceans and Fisheries says... READ MORE

10th January, 2018 60

OIL TANKER STILL ABLAZE THREE DAYS AFTER COLLISION OFF SHANGHAI COAST


China's Ministry of Transport said Tuesday the tanker is still on fire, and the rescue and fire monitoring work of SANCHI are still going on... READ MORE

10th January, 2018 147

EAST CHINA SEA OIL TANKER BURNS FOR THIRD DAY AS WINDS, HIGH WAVES LAS


East China Sea oil tanker burns for third day as winds, high waves lash rescuers... READ MORE

9th January, 2018 560

OIL TANKER STILL BURNING OFF CHINA COAST


The Sanchi tanker has on board 136,000 tonnes of condensate, which is an ultra-light version of crude oil... READ MORE

9th January, 2018 310

DEADLY IRANIAN OIL TANKER COLLISION PROBED


The US Navy has joined the search for crew members missing from an Iranian oil tanker... READ MORE

8th January, 2018 8

COLLISION NEAR CHINA LEAVES IRANIAN OIL TANKER IN FLAMES


That area of the East China Sea is frequently crossed by ships traveling to China, South Korea, Taiwan and Japan... READ MORE

8th January, 2018 585

BODY OF IRANIAN MARINER FOUND AS OIL TANKER CONTINUES TO BURN OFF CHINESE COAST


Body of Iranian mariner found as oil tanker continues to burn off Chinese coast... READ MORE

8th January, 2018 55

RESCUE CREWS WRESTLE TO TAME CHINA OIL TANKER FIRE; BODY OF MARINER FO


Rescue crews wrestle to tame China oil tanker fire body of mariner fo... READ MORE

8th January, 2018 489

OIL TANKER BURNING OFF CHINAS COAST AT RISK OF EXPLODING


It's the second collision for a ship from the National Iranian Tanker Co... READ MORE

8th January, 2018 17

BURNING TANKER 'IN DANGER OF EXPLODING'


It is highly toxic, low in density and considerably more explosive than regular crude oil... READ MORE

8th January, 2018 6491

OIL TANKER BURNING OFF CHINA'S COAST AT RISK OF EXPLODING


The official said the tanker was owned by the National Iranian Tanker Co... READ MORE

8th January, 2018 1276

IRAN OIL TANKER ACCIDENT: US HELPING IN SEARCH, RESCUE OFF CHINA COAST


The Chinese-flagged cargo ship, CF Crystal, and Iranian-flagged MV Sanchi, which collided Jan. 6 evening had all the missing crew members belonging to the oil tanker... READ MORE

8th January, 2018 9

ECO DISASTER LOOMS AFTER OIL TANKER COLLIDES WITH SHIP IN EAST CHINA SEA


The tanker's 32 crew members were all Iranian nationals except for two Bangladeshi nationals, the Chinese transport ministry said... READ MORE

8th January, 2018 260

Trending News Headlines : East China Sea

JAPANESE WARSHIPS TO JOIN US FLEET NEAR NORTH KOREA AS TENSIONS RISE


Some experts in South Korea said an imminent North Korean nuclear test was unlikely... READ MORE

12th April, 2017 54647

NORTH KOREA SAYS IT'S READY TO STRIKE U.S. AIRCRAFT CARRIER


North Korea has conducted five nuclear tests, two of them last year, and is working to develop nuclear-tipped missiles that can reach the United States... READ MORE

23rd April, 2017 12003

CHINA SHOULD BE DENIED ACCESS TO SOUTH CHINA SEA ISLANDS


Trump secretary of state nominee China should be denied access to South China Sea islands... READ MORE

12th January, 2017 8033

CHINA'S AERIAL ANTICS RENEW CONCERNS OF ANTI-US MILITARY ACTS


China operates a major naval port at Dalian, north of the Yellow Sea, that is a major submarine base and a target of military intelligence monitoring... READ MORE

22nd May, 2017 7873

WHY NORTH KOREA THREATENED GUAM, THE TINY U.S. TERRITORY WITH BIG MILITARY POWER


It was unclear Tuesday whether the Pentagon had elevated the readiness posture of its Guam-based fleet of ships and planes following the threat from North Korea... READ MORE

9th August, 2017 6908

CHINA'S AIRCRAFT CARRIER RETURNS TO PORT AFTER DRILL[1]


China's aircraft carrier formation returned to Qingdao port Friday after finishing a drill, the Chinese navy said Friday... READ MORE

14th January, 2017 6029

WARY OF TRUMP UNPREDICTABILITY, CHINA RAMPS UP NAVAL ABILITIES


Still, the PLA Navy significantly lags the United States, which operates 10 aircraft carriers to China's one, the Soviet-era Liaoning... READ MORE

26th February, 2017 5436

NORTH KOREA FIRES BALLISTIC MISSILE, IN TEST FOR TRUMP


North Korea has fired a ballistic missile in an apparent provocation to test the response from US President Donald Trump, the South Korean defence ministry said... READ MORE

12th February, 2017 5098

SOUTH CHINA SEA: JAPAN TO DEPLOY LARGEST WARSHIP


Japan does not have any claim to the waters, but has a separate maritime dispute with China in the East China Sea... READ MORE

13th March, 2017 5088

CHINESE JETS INTERCEPT US AIRCRAFT OVER EAST CHINA SEA, US SAYS


The US sniffer plane was on a mission to detect radiation in international airspace over the East China Sea... READ MORE

19th May, 2017 4042

US AIRCRAFT CARRIER GROUP DEPLOYED FOR 'ROUTINE PATROLS' IN S. CHINA SEA


China has indisputable sovereignty over the South China Sea islands and their adjacent waters, China's Foreign Ministry spokesman Geng Shuang said Wednesday... READ MORE

19th February, 2017 2827

CHINA CAN'T HAVE ACCESS TO SOUTH CHINA SEA ISLES


China Can't Have Access to South China Sea Isles, Says Tillerson... READ MORE

12th January, 2017 2815

MATTIS: US WILL DEFEND JAPANESE ISLANDS CLAIMED BY CHINA


Mattis arrived in Tokyo on Friday from South Korea, the first stop in his first overseas trip as US defense secretary... READ MORE

6th February, 2017 2676

SOUTH KOREA US LAUNCH AIR DRILLS AMID NORTH KOREAN WARNINGS OF NUCLEAR WAR


The United States, which has 28,500 troops stationed in South Korea, a legacy of the 1950-53 Korean War, denies any such intention... READ MORE

4th December, 2017 2599

SOUTH KOREA SEIZES VESSEL OVER 'OIL TRANSFER TO NORTH'


This marks a typical case of North Korea shrewdly circumventing UNSC sanctions by using its illegal networks... READ MORE

30th December, 2017 2437

IRANIAN OIL TANKER BURNS, 32 MISSING AFTER COLLISION OFF CHINA'S COAST


Reuters ship tracking data shows Sanchi was built in 2008 and was managed by the National Iranian Tanker Co NITC ... READ MORE

7th January, 2018 2388

JAPANESE DESTROYERS JOIN US STRIKE GROUP AMID TENSIONS ON KOREAN PENINSULA


Washington threatened to solve the 'North Korean problem' unilaterally, arguing that Pyongyang poses a threat to US interests in the region... READ MORE

21st April, 2017 2213

CHINA'S STEALTH JET MAY HAVE DONE FLYOVER OF S KOREA


China's stealth jet may have done flyover of's korea... READ MORE

7th December, 2017 2128

MIKE PENCE FIRES A FRESH WARNING TO NORTH KOREA


Seoul, the South Korean capital, is within easy range of North Korean long-range artillery... READ MORE

19th April, 2017 2121

CHINA ASSAILS U.S. PLEDGE TO DEFEND DISPUTED ISLANDS CONTROLLED BY JAPAN


China Assails U.S. Pledge to Defend Disputed Islands Controlled by Japan... READ MORE

5th February, 2017 1976

IRANIAN OIL TANKER BURNS, 32 MISSING AFTER COLLISION OFF CHINA'S COAST


Reuters ship tracking data shows Sanchi was built in 2008 and was managed by the National Iranian Tanker Co NITC ... READ MORE

7th January, 2018 1965

IN JAPAN YANG CALLS FOR TRUST


Japan's Yachi said it is of great importance that Japan and China - the two major nations in Asia - cooperate... READ MORE

29th May, 2017 1942

US, SEOUL START MILITARY EXERCISE AMID NORTH KOREAN WARNING OF WAR


The United States, which has 28,500 troops stationed in South Korea, a legacy of the 1950-53 Korean War, denies any such intention... READ MORE

6th December, 2017 1836

CHINA'S XI CALLS TRUMP, URGES PEACEFUL APPROACH TO NORTH KOREA


Trump administration calls North Korea a 'pariah' North Korea tests four more missiles -- and China's patience Today's coverage from Post correspondents around the world... READ MORE

12th April, 2017 1642

CHINA ACCUSES US OF PUTTING STABILITY OF ASIA PACIFIC AT RISK


Beijing reacts to defence secretary James Mattis saying that the US would defend Japan in a conflict with China over disputed Senkaku islands... READ MORE

4th February, 2017 1228

JAPAN'S GROWING CONCERN OVER CHINA'S NAVAL MIGHT


But most importantly, the Japanese government sees a direct link between China's behaviour in the South and East China Seas... READ MORE

29th May, 2017 1226

IRANIAN OIL TANKER STILL ABLAZE AFTER COLLISION OFF CHINA'S COAST


The Panama-registered tanker was sailing from Iran to South Korea, carrying 136,000 tonnes of condensate, an ultra light crude... READ MORE

8th January, 2018 1096

TRUMP TEAM STRUGGLES FOR COHESION ON TOUGHER CHINA POLICY


But an influential Chinese state-run tabloid warned on Friday that blocking Chinese access to South China Sea islands would require the United States to wage war... READ MORE

14th January, 2017 1020

NORTH KOREAN NUCLEAR AMBITIONS TO BE DEFINING ISSUE FOR TRUMP


The launch was the first provocation by North Korea since Trump took office on Jan. 20... READ MORE

13th February, 2017 973

TOKYO BETS ON LIGHTER FRIGATES, PLANS TO DOUBLE E. CHINA SEA NAVAL BUILD-UP - REPORTS


Speaking in Tokyo on February 4, Mattis said US protection also extends over the disputed territory in the East China Sea... READ MORE

18th February, 2017 916


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