Articles by James Patterson
 USS Ronald Reagan

US Admiral Praises Chinese Professionalism

United States Navy Rear Admiral George Wikoffhas praised the “professionalism” of the Chinese navy during an encounter with them in disputed regions of the South China Sea. He has described the...

Duterte's Police Chief Resigns

General Oscar Albayalde, the Philippines' top police officer and enforcer of President Rodrigo Duterte's war on drugs, gave up his post on Monday over allegations that he sheltered some corrupt...
South China Sea

Vietnam Bans 'Abominable'

An animated film titled “Abominable” produced by China’s Pearl Studio and the U.S.-based Dream Works Animation has been pulled from Vietnamese cinemas. The reason for the film’s ban is a scene...
High school students chanted slogans and stuck posters reading "all people masked" on their uniforms as they gathered in the heart of Hong Kong's commercial district

Students Join Hong Kong Protests

At the elite Shatin Tsung Tsin Secondary School on Tuesday, about 100 students lined up around a basketball court and sang Glory to Hong Kong, the recently composed anthem of the protest movement.
China's economy has been slowing in recent years, and has also been hit by the US trade war

Beijing Plans Visa Curbs For US Nationals

As the US and China relationship grows more bitter each day, the Communist country announced its plans to place tighter restrictions on visas for US Nationals they consider linked to anti-China...
Liaoning aircraft carrier in South China Sea

Duterte Copies Vietnam Playbook

Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte has invited Russian oil giant Rosneft to conduct oil and gas explorations in various parts of the Philippines, including areas in the West Philippine Sea. This...
Metro Manila

Commuting Becomes A Nightmare In Manila

Any major metropolitan city will have issues with traffic and for Manila, the largest city in the Philippines, this is especially true. For commuters, the term nightmare comes to mind especially...
Graphic displaying the variety of face masks that have been seen at Hong Kong's protests since June.

Panic Grips Hong Kong

Some shopping centers closed, the city’s public transportation systems were operating at about 50% of their normal capacity and long lines at ATM machines and grocery store aisles had people both...