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South China Sea: War fears surge as Beijing fighter jets enter airspace of US ally Taiwan

South China Sea: War fears surge as Beijing fighter jets enter airspace of US ally Taiwan Four J-16s and four JH-7s, along with an electronic...
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    South China Sea: Rivals agree pact to 'tighten defensive ties' amid anger over Beijing

    South China Sea: Rivals agree pact to ‘tighten defensive ties’ amid anger over Beijing

    Australia and Japan agreed a defence pact over the disputed waters, admitting it had “serious concerns about China‘s strategic moves”. This will see the two nations team up to carry out military manoeuvres while operating in what’s been described as the world’s most expensive stretch of sea. But the row deepened after Australia’s Prime Minister Scott Morrison demanded there be “stability and prosperity” for all nations looking to work in the South China Sea, while raising concerns over Beijing’s handling of Hong Kong, claiming it should be a “region free from coercion”.

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