Asia

China Joins Naval Exercise as Regional Tensions Risei
X
June 16, 2014 4:47 PM
Later this month, China will for the first time join the massive U.S.-led Rim of the Pacific international maritime exercise, known as RIMPAC. Beijing's participation comes as tensions over maritime territorial disputes are growing between China and its Asian neighbors. VOA's Bill Ide has more from Beijing.

China Joins Naval Exercise as Regional Tensions Rise

Published June 16, 2014

Later this month, China will for the first time join the massive U.S.-led Rim of the Pacific international maritime exercise, known as RIMPAC. Beijing's participation comes as tensions over maritime territorial disputes are growing between China and its Asian neighbors. VOA's Bill Ide has more from Beijing.


You May Like

Video One Year After Thai Coup, No End in Sight for Military Rule

Since carrying out the May 22, 2014 coup, the general has retired from the military but is still firmly in charge More

Video Afghan Economy Sinks As Troops Depart

Afghans are grappling with how exodus will affect country's fragile economy More

Video Scientists Say We Need Softer Robots

Today’s robots are mostly hard, rigid machines, with sharp edges and forceful movements, but researchers at Carnegie Mellon University say they should be softer and therefore safer More

This forum has been closed.
Comment Sorting
Comments
     
by: Mas from: Tokyo
June 17, 2014 2:18 AM
China is joining Rimpac to show more transparency or to learn from US military tactics and training in the region?