south china sea

U.S. warship challenges Beijing’s claims in South China Sea

The officials, speaking on condition of anonymity, said the USS Dewey traveled close to the Mischief Reef in the Spratly Islands, among a string of islets, reefs and shoals over which China has territorial disputes with its neighbors, according to Reuters. China

China’s Liaoning aircraft carrier heads to Western Pacific for drills

State media said it is the first time that the Liaoning has headed to “distant sea waters.” The statement said a navy formation including the Liaoning set off Saturday for training “in distant sea waters,” without giving details, as part of an