There's more than meets the eye at China's Big-3 in the Spratlys. Here are all the buried facilities, including water, fuel, ammo storage. Much of it built in recent months.

Map. History of Asia conflict

23 May 2018
5 month ago
Earthquake of magnitude 5.1 - 45km S of Sinarharapan, Indonesia
Dennis Rodman: Please don't take what I've said out of context. I am friends with both @realDonaldTrump and Kim Jong Un and I believe in a positive future between us and North Korea. President Trump is the perfect leader for the job! I am sending love out to both and strongly believe both want PEACE
5 month ago
Earthquake of magnitude 4.7 - 6km NNW of Tilamuta, Indonesia
Mattis: "We're Still Doing The Forensics Analysis."
DPRK ICBM program "not yet shown to be a capable threat against us right now," US Secretary of Defense Mattis tells reporters.
U.S. Defense Secretary Jim Mattis says not aware of Reuters journalists arrested in Myanmar, but "anytime journalists get arrested for reporting, we get concerned right up front."
5 month ago
A strong earthquake strikes Indonesia's most populous island of Java, killing an unknown number of people amid reports of collapsed buildings
Asked about apparent discrepancies on holding talks with North Korea between him and @POTUS, Tillerson says there is "no daylight" on implementing the president's policy.
Department of State:Secretary Tillerson: @USEmbassyBurma is expressing our concerns over the detention of journalists, demanding their release…A free press is vital to Myanmar's transition in becoming a viable democracy, and we want Myanmar's democracy to succeed.
5 month ago
Earthquake of magnitude 5.2 - 7km NE of Miyako, Japan
Tillerson says not much has changed with North Korea situation in last 11 months, situation may even be worse
"They (DPRK) know where that door is when they want to talk," concludes Tillerson, in brief exchange with reporters at UN
US Secretary of State Tillerson says free press is vital to Myanmar's transition to democracy
"We hope that this pressure campaign will cause North Korea to alter its course," Secretary of State Rex Tillerson says at United Nations
"We do not accept the pathway you're on," US Secretary of State Tillerson in a message for DPRK. "We're going to continue our diplomatic efforts" while that remains open.
U.N. Secretary-General Antonio Guterres said on Thursday that the arrests were a signal that press freedom is shrinking in Myanmar
5 month ago
British Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson expressed "grave concerns" to the government of Myanmar over the arrests. Swedish Foreign Minister Margot Wallstrom said the arrests were a 'threat to a democratic and peaceful development of Myanmar and that region'
In Japan, Prime Minister Shinzo Abe's spokesman said the Japanese government is closely watching the situation with 2 Reuters journalist in Myanmar
US is now "terrified by the incredible might" of North Korea as a nuclear state, asserts DPRK ambassador to UN.
5 month ago
Earthquake of magnitude 6.5 - 0km ESE of Cipatujah, Indonesia
Department of State: This morning, Secretary Tillerson thanked Japan for using its opportunity as chair of the Security Council to bring attention to the issue of North Korea's nuclear weapons development program in his meeting with Japanese Foreign Minister @konotaromp.
U.S. says concerned about Myanmar's silence over where Reuters journalists are being held
India-Maldives joint military exercise was held in Karnataka's Belgaum today5 month ago
India-Maldives joint military exercise was held in Karnataka's Belgaum today
5 month ago
Britain eyes closer Belt and Road cooperation with China
U.N. chief urges communication with North Korea to avoid escalation
UNSC must stand ready to introduce additional measures in case of new provocations by North Korea. - Ukraine FM @PavloKlimkin
Russia, North Korea Eye Bitcoin for Money Laundering, Putting It on a Crash Course with Regulators
There's more than meets the eye at China's Big-3 in the Spratlys. Here are all the buried facilities, including water, fuel, ammo storage. Much of it built in recent months.5 month ago
There's more than meets the eye at China's Big-3 in the Spratlys. Here are all the buried facilities, including water, fuel, ammo storage. Much of it built in recent months.
China and Russia need to boost pressure on the DPRK beyond implementation of UN sanctions, says Tillerson.
Tillerson notes that Russia allows laborers from the DPRK in its country and that China continues to supply North Korea with crude oil.
At UN, Secretary of State Tillerson says US will use all means to defend itself against DPRK aggression, hopes diplomacy can work but 'a sustained cessation of North Korea's threatening behavior must occur before talks can begin."
5 month ago
US Department of State: New Delhi India: Local media reporting that police received a call claiming that a bomb was planted in New Delhi's Khan Market this morning. Monitor local media closely and avoid the Khan Market area until police give the all clear.
Tillerson: North Korea must stop 'threatening behavior' before talks can begin
Secretary of State Tillerson criticizes China for supplying oil to North Korea, and Russia for using North Korean laborers
Tillerson says US will keep comms channels open with North Korea
5 month ago
One more body found, two people still missing in incident where front portion of building collapsed in Mumbai's Zaveri Bazaar
President and Chief Executive Officer Canada Pension Plan Investment Board Mark GA Machin met Union Finance Minister Arun Jaitley in Delhi
Trump would like to have the help of Russia to face the crisis in the Korean peninsula
Man was shot to death outside Travelers Inn in Barangay Carreta, Cebu City. Station 4 police and Mabolo Police Station responded to the area
Body of 22-year-old Firoz Khan who was missing after the front portion of a building collapsed in Zaveri Bazaar found
Satna(Madhya Pradesh): Catholic priest arrested, 40 others detained for alleged forced conversion of a group of people from Hinduism to Christianity
Japan freezes assets of 19 companies to step up pressure on DPRK to return Japanese citizens it abducted and to halt nuclear weapons and missile development.
5 month ago
President Duterte arrives at Davao media Christmas party
Chinese President Xi Jinping on Friday reaffirms the central government's unswerving adherence to the principle of "one country, two systems" in Hong Kong and Macao, when he met with chief executives of the two special administrative regions
South Korean president arrives in Chongqing as part of China trip
5 month ago
Uzbekistan plans to hold first census of population in 30 years
Hyderabad: DRI recovered 132 cartons of Paris brand cigarettes valued at Indian rupees 65.96 lakhs at Kacheguda railway station
5 month ago
The Central Bureau of Investigation has announced a reward of Indian rupees 10 lakh to anyone from general public for providing credible information resulting in arrest of real culprits in Shimla rape and murder of a minor girl
Celebration at Indian Youth Congress office in Delhi, in view of Rahul Gandhi taking over as Congress Party President tomorrow5 month ago
Celebration at Indian Youth Congress office in Delhi, in view of Rahul Gandhi taking over as Congress Party President tomorrow
Mumbai: Site of collapse of front portion of a building in Zaveri Bazaar. 2 people are missing in the incident, one person was injured
Cambodia's Hun Sen challenges EU and U.S. to freeze assets
5 month ago
Chhattisgarh: One Naxal killed, 3 security personnel injured in an IED blast after encounter with Naxals in Sukma's Fulbhagadi Police Station limits
5 month ago
Earthquake of magnitude 4.7 - 53km WSW of Duowa, China
5 month ago
Assam: Four cadres of insurgent group National Democratic Front of Boroland (S) apprehended by troops of Red Horns Division in a joint opeartion with Assam Police from Sonitpur and Biswanath
Enforcement Directorate seizes properties worth Indian rupees 48.87 Crore in Panama Papers case of M/s Sintex Industries Ltd, Ahmedabad under section 37A of FEMA, 1999.
43 Indian fishermen arrested by Pakistan Maritime Security Force, claiming they were fishing in Pakistan's territorial waters in Arabian Sea
5 month ago
Tasaduq Mufti, brother of JandK Chief Minister resigns from the post of coordinator of Chief Minister grievance cell (file pic)
Pro Iran, Hezbollah media report China deployed "Night Tigers" special Op unit to Syria in support of Assad fight against ISIS and rebel militias amidst reports that 5,000 ethnic Uighurs are fighting among Islamist groups
5 month ago
Rajya Sabha adjourned for the day
P.5M worth of shabu seized in Zamboanga City buy bust
3 men jailed for rape of boy in Bohol
5 month ago
KCNA: "The DPRK, as a responsible nuclear power and a peace-loving state, will sincerely fulfill its non-proliferation obligation assumed before the international society and put in every effort to achieve the noble cause of safeguarding world peace and stability."
Philippine Red Cross Chairman Senator Richard Gordon, arrives in San Remigio town for the turnover of the housing units to the Yolanda survivors
5 month ago
KCNA: "It is also disturbing to see the UN acting like a puppet of the U.S. and dancing to its tunes instead of keeping impartiality as the lifeline in its activities."
5 month ago
BJP Parliamentary Party's executive meeting to begin shortly in Parliament Library building
5 month ago
KCNA: "Our possession of nuclear weapons was an inevitable self-defensive measure to defend our sovereignty and rights to existence and development from the U.S. nuclear threat and blackmail and if anyone is to blame for it, the U.S. is the very one who must be held accountable."
Indonesian court sentences at least 8 men arrested in a raid of a gay club and sauna to between 2 and 3 years in prison
5 month ago
KCNA: "If 'non-proliferation' issue is to be discussed, the first countries to be brought before the court of justice are the U.S. who is the kingpin of vertical and horizontal proliferation, pouring astronomical amount of funds into the modernization of nuclear weapons."
The chief U.S. negotiator for North Korea says direct diplomacy needed on DPRK
5 month ago
Supreme Court said that it finds no merit in Congress' plea, adds that Gujarat Congress can approach SC through filing a writ petition for electoral reforms
5 month ago
SC dismisses Congress' plea seeking directions to EC to count and cross verify at least 25% of VVPAT paper trail with EVM votes
PNP Director General Bato dela Rosa belts out "All of Me" in front of hundreds of inmates at the New Bilibid Prison
Moon says South Korea, China at starting line, must move forward
5 month ago
Russia says Iran nuclear deal breakdown would hurt effort to manage North Korea
China's Li says improvement in South Korea-China ties will benefit South Korean firms
5 month ago
Union Cabinet clears Triple Talaq Bill
Chinese premier says Moon's trip may lead to resumption of economic, trade dialogue
5 month ago
Earthquake of magnitude 4.7 - 63km SSW of Nishinoomote, Japan
5 month ago
China's CNPC weighs taking over Iran project if Total leaves
Kerala: Fishermen association's hunger strike and protest outside Secretariat in Thiruvananthpuram demanding release of relief fund
Marijuana plants uprooted in Balamban town
Odisha: Arms and ammunition recovered after killing of a Naxal in Luchapani forest area in Malkangiri's Chitrakonda5 month ago
Odisha: Arms and ammunition recovered after killing of a Naxal in Luchapani forest area in Malkangiri's Chitrakonda
Leader of Opposition GN Azad raises the issue of PM Modi's allegations against former PM (Manmohan Singh) and others of conspiring with Pakistan for Gujarat election 2017. House adjourned till 2:30 pm.5 month ago
Leader of Opposition GN Azad raises the issue of PM Modi's allegations against former PM (Manmohan Singh) and others of conspiring with Pakistan for Gujarat election 2017. House adjourned till 2:30 pm.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi introduces the newly inducted Cabinet Ministers, in Rajya Sabha5 month ago
Prime Minister Narendra Modi introduces the newly inducted Cabinet Ministers, in Rajya Sabha
Rajasthan: Biker dies of brain hemorrhage as he couldn't remove his helmet following a high-speed crash in Jaipur, one injured person admitted to hospital in critical condition. FIR registered
5 month ago
Lok Sabha adjourned till 18th December 11 AM, after obituary references
Winter session of Parliament begins: Obituary references being made in the Rajya Sabha, by Chairman M Venkaiah Naidu5 month ago
Winter session of Parliament begins: Obituary references being made in the Rajya Sabha, by Chairman M Venkaiah Naidu
Delhi: INLD Lok Sabha MP Dushyant Chautala rides a tractor to the Parliament5 month ago
Delhi: INLD Lok Sabha MP Dushyant Chautala rides a tractor to the Parliament
Japan expands unilateral sanctions against North Korea
5 month ago
The five-judge Constitution bench of Supreme Court passed the interim order, also extended the linking of Aadhaar with mobile phone
5 month ago
Aadhaarcase: Supreme Court agreed to Centre's submissions of the deadline of linking Aadhaar with all schemes till March 31
Delhi: BJP President Amit Shah reaches Parliament, to make his Parliamentary debut in Rajya Sabha today5 month ago
Delhi: BJP President Amit Shah reaches Parliament, to make his Parliamentary debut in Rajya Sabha today
5 month ago
Odisha: Naxal killed in exchange of fire with security forces in Luchapani forest area in Malkangiri's Chitrakonda, operation underway
Delhi Government reserves 50% beds for Delhiites at GB Pant Hospital5 month ago
Delhi Government reserves 50% beds for Delhiites at GB Pant Hospital
Delhi Police received a bomb threat call in Khan Market area in the early morning hours, dog squad and bomb disposal squad at the spot. Nothing suspicious found yet5 month ago
Delhi Police received a bomb threat call in Khan Market area in the early morning hours, dog squad and bomb disposal squad at the spot. Nothing suspicious found yet
Himachal Pradesh: Fire broke out in Bahu village of Kullu's Banjar last night. 2 houses gutted in fire. No casualties reported
5 month ago
Delhi Police received a bomb threat call in Khan Market area in the early morning hours, dog squad and bomb disposal squad at the spot. Nothing suspicious found yet
Mumbai: Head on collision between two autorickshaws in Kurla, late last night. Journalist identified as Prashant Tripathi dies in the accident. One arrested, case registered
5 month ago
Winter session of the Parliament to begin, today
5 month ago
KCNA: "If [pro-American allies] poke their nose in the DPRK-U.S. confrontation while touting 'obligation as allies'…, they can never evade the same fate as that was met by Mussolini and Tojo who pursued fascist dictatorial lunatic Hitler in the past century."
5 month ago
KCNA: "Any literate man is quite well aware that the U.S. hostile policy and nuclear threat and blackmail forced the DPRK to the access to nuclear weapons and completion of a nuclear force."
China built facilities covering 290,000 sq. meters of the Spratlys and Paracels this year, including major radar and SIGINT capabilities5 month ago
China built facilities covering 290,000 sq. meters of the Spratlys and Paracels this year, including major radar and SIGINT capabilities
5 month ago
Earthquake of magnitude 5.4 - 30km W of Duowa, China
5 month ago
Forbes fired the China hawk Gordon Chang, and then told him they would be deleting all of his articles from the website. It's very unusual for a publication to delete someone's articles. And the editor who fired him said "I'm a huge fan of your work."
"War with North Korea is an all-out war against the government," @LindseyGrahamSC said. "There is no surgical strike option."
Lindsey Graham: If North Korea tests again, there will be a 70 percent chance that Trump orders an attack
Indonesia's top court has rejected an attempt to criminalise gay sex
"These are the things that will be dangerous, that will lead us to the next North Korea if we don't do something to stop it" per US Amb @nikkihaley re Iran
5 month ago
Britain says best way forward on North Korea is to intensify economic pressure
5 month ago
Tajikistan closed a section of its border on Afghanistan, citing security situation issues
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