South China Sea Current Affairs, GK & News

Japan-Vietnam deal for Defence Equipment

Japan and Vietnam have recently signed a new deal, which enables the export of Japanese-made defence equipment and technology to Vietnam. Highlights Both the countries have inked the deal to boost the defence cooperation in the backdrop of China’s growing military influence. This deal will elevate the defence partnership among the countries to a new ..

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India-Philippines conducts naval exercise in South China Sea

India and the Philippines conducted a naval exercise in the South China Sea on August 23, 2021. Key facts This exercise was conducted five days after conducting a similar drill with Vietnam in the region. Indian and Vietnamese navies had conducted the naval exercise on August 18. The South China Sea region has been witnessing ..

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India- Vietnam: Bilateral Maritime Drill conducted in South China Sea

Indian Navy and Vietnam People’s Navy conducted joint drills in the South China Sea as part of maritime cooperation between both the countries. Key Points From Indian side, INS Ranvijay and INS Kora undertook bilateral maritime exercises. While from Vietnam, frigate VPNS Ly Thai To (HQ-012) took part. Indian Naval ships arrived at Cam Ranh, ..

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China defends CPEC

China has again defended its China-Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC) project, by terming it an economic initiative. What is the issue? CPEC is USD 60 billion project of China with Pakistan. While, India do not support the project as it passes through Pakistan-occupied Kashmir (PoK) region of India. China again has disregarded India’s protests stating that ..

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Japan to host first joint military exercise with US and France

Japan is to hold its first military drill with French and US troops in May 2021. According to Japan, the exercise is being held as it is concerned about the increasing Chinese actions in the regional waters. About the exercise The exercise will be the first large scale exercise between Japan, US and France. The ..

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