South China Sea

Beijing Pushes Ahead With New South China Sea Base

"We need to carefully plan the overall development of the islands and reefs based on their different functions, taking into account their complementary relationship," a Communist Party official said.

U.S. Sends Bombers, Ships to China's Oil-Rich Sea

Secretary of State Mike Pompeo estimated there may be up to $2.5 trillion worth of oil and gas in the South China Sea, but the number could be much greater, attracting U.S. attention.

China Developing New Stealth Jets

"These new bombers will have additional capabilities, with full-spectrum upgrades compared with current operational bomber fleets," a report from the Defense Intelligence Agency revealed.