Chinese shipping firms are evading sanctions against North Korea registering ships in third countries. Ships owned by Chinese firms that were seized in Yeosu and Pyeongtaek ports late last year for violating UN Security Council sanctions had all been registered in third countries. These ships often entered South Korean ports, while some were even registered as South Korean.The oil tanker Koti, seized in Pyeongtaek-Dangjin port last month for handing over oil to North Korean ships, was a Panamanian flag vessel but had been registered in Malaysia until the first half of last year. Once it started flying the Panamanian flag around June, the Koti's operating range shifted from Indonesia and Singapore to the Korean Peninsula. According to Asia-Pacific shipping records, it belongs to a company based in Dalian, China. Data from vessel-tracking service FleetMon shows that the oil tanker Lighthouse Winmore, which was seized after docking in Yeosu in November, was registered in the Marshall … [Read more...] about Chinese Ships Fly Foreign Flags to Dodge N.Korea Sanctions
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Share on facebook Share on twitter Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and Chinese VP Wang Qishan attend the Committee on Innovation in Israel-China Foreign Ministry. (photo credit: GPO/KOBI GIDEON) X Dear Reader, As one of our loyal readers, we ask you to be our partner. For $5 a month you will receive access to the following: A user experience almost completely free of ads Access to our Premium Section Content from the award-winning Jerusalem Report and our monthly magazine to learn Hebrew - Ivrit A brand new ePaper featuring the daily newspaper as it appears in print in Israel Help us grow and continue telling Israel’s story to the world. Thank you, Ronit Hasin-Hochman, CEO, Jerusalem Post Group UPGRADE YOUR JPOST EXPERIENCE FOR 5$ PER MONTH Show me later In May 2013, Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu flew to China, the first visit by an Israeli leader to the country in six years. Netanyahu made all the mandatory stops – the … [Read more...] about Editor’s Notes: Does Israel need to beware of Chinese gifts?
In October, the Indian Navy tracked a Chinese submarine that ventured into the Indian Ocean for a month, Indian Navy Chief Admiral Sunil Lanba said on Monday. Admiral Lanba further added that there are about six to eight Chinese PLA Navy ships in the Indian Ocean at any given time. READ MORE: India to Build Two Admiral Grigorovich Class Frigates Under ToT from Russia Navy Chief Admiral Sunil Lanba on reports of a Chinese nuclear submarine entering Indian ocean: It was a conventional boat, it was tracked the day it entered the Indian ocean region and this boat has gone back after a deployment of 1 month. pic.twitter.com/qsHpYFeTN0 — ANI (@ANI) December 3, 2018 Chinese authorities haven't responded to the Indian Navy Chief's statement. It is believed that China deployed a Type 039A Yuan-class submarine in the Indian Ocean for the first time since the Doklam incident last year, when … [Read more...] about Chinese Submarine Tracked in the Indian Ocean in October
Kolkata: The Indian Navy's ambitious coastal battery project at Sagar Island in the Bay of Bengal has been back on track as a land of 11 acres has been identified in the delta region and the land acquisition process is underway though the project's concept and shape have been changed from a permanent to a temporary one and from static to mobile. This was informed by Naval Officer-in-Charge (West Bengal) Commodore Suprobho K De on Monday. "The coastal battery project was never closed in principle. It is still underway. Progress about the project became a bit slow earlier somehow. The entire concept is now about having a temporary and mobile infrastructure for firing missles. It is now conceived as a mobile coastal battery," he said at INS Netaji Subhas in Hastings on the eve of the Navy Day celebrations. Commodore De elaborated, "We were looking for a land of around 11 acres to set up a naval base from where Brahmos missles can be fired. The land has been identified. The process … [Read more...] about Indian Navy’s coastal battery project in Bay of Bengal on track
China's ambassador to the U.S. says many accusations the Trump administration has made against Beijing are "groundless," including election interference."One of the fundamental principles in China's foreign policy is non-interference in the internal affairs of other countries," Ambassador Cui Tiankai told Fox television Sunday. "We have been consistent in this position. We have a very good track record."Without presenting any tangible evidence of Chinese election interference, the White House has accused China of trying to turn voters away from the Republicans in next month's election. It also calls the China Daily insert in many U.S. newspapers propaganda.Cui called the newspaper section a page out of the U.S. media playbook -- buying commercial pages in newspapers to make one's views known.He also denied the U.S. and China are involved in a trade war, despite the tit-for-tat exchanges of huge tariffs on each other exports. He said Americans have to look at the "whole picture," … [Read more...] about Chinese Envoy Says U.S. Charge of Election Interference ‘Groundless’