Maritime Situational Awareness

MMEA intercepts Vietnamese fishing boat off Kudat, six detained

KOTA KINABALU: Maritime authorities have detained six crewmen of a Vietnamese vessel that was found to have intruded Malaysian waters off Sabah’s northern Kudat district. The fishing boat was spotted by the Malaysian Maritime Enforcement Agency (MMEA) about 101...

China’s actions in Taiwan Strait may extend to South China Sea disputes

United States House Speaker Nancy Pelosi's controversial visit to Taiwan last month dominated headlines for its potential ramification on cross-strait relations. In response, China carried out the largest-ever military exercises in the Taiwan Strait, ushering in what...

China develops extra-large underwater drones

Besides aerial unmanned vehicles (UAVs), or drones, China has also been developing submersibles, both manned and unmanned, which are easily applicable for military use. A new report in Naval News, a publication focused on global naval developments, said the People’s...

US aircraft carrier heading to South Korea for joint drills

  US-South Korean military exercises come after North Korea declared its nuclear programme ‘irreversible’. A United States aircraft carrier will visit South Korea for the first time since 2018 for joint military drills later this week, amid growing concerns over North...

Biden says US forces would defend Taiwan in the event of a Chinese invasion

WASHINGTON: United States President Joe Biden said US forces would defend Taiwan in the event of a Chinese invasion, his most explicit statement so far on the issue, something sure to anger Beijing. Asked in a CBS 60 Minutes interview broadcast on Sunday (Sep 18)...

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