Beijing Confirms First Aircraft Carrier

Beijing Confirms First Aircraft Carrier

China confirmed Wednesday the rehabilitating of an aircraft carrier purchased from Ukraine, according to sources close to the government, the country has begun the construction of two other aircraft carriers. Beijing is engaged in modernization of its armed forces, and President Hu Jintao has made the navy a priority for military development. More capable maritime […]

The First 4 Black Hawk Helicopters to be Delivered to Taipei in 2013

The First 4 Black Hawk Helicopters to be Delivered to Taipei in 2013

Sikorsky Aircraft Corp., a U.S. company based in Stratford, Connecticut United States, will start production of the first four UH-60M Black Hawk helicopters, of the 60 that Washington sold to Taipei in January 2010, announced yesterday the Pentagon in Washington. 60 helicopters are part of a sale of defense equipment in the amount of U.S.$ […]

Hanoi: At least 12 Arrested in a Protest Against China

Hanoi: At least 12 Arrested in a Protest Against China

At least 12 people, including three journalists, were arrested today by police during a protest in the capital of Vietnam against the Chinese government who claims the disputed waters in the South China Sea. The Vietnamese authorities have allowed such protests in recent weeks, a rarity given the authoritarianism in the communist country. However, the […]