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Chinese sub to be delivered beyond 2024: Navy chief

  By Thai Newsroom Reporters THE THAI NAVY’S planned procurement of a Chinese-built submarine would probably be delivered beyond 2024, said navy chief Adm.Choengchai Chomchoengpat today (Nov.22). The latest delay in the planned procurement of the Yuan-class S26T sub was primarily attributed to the failure on the part of the shipbuilder, China Shipbuilding & Offshore

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Japan protests after Chinese missiles land in its exclusive economic zone

  By AFP and Reuters, published by CNA Tokyo – Ballistic missiles fired by China are believed to have landed in Japan’s exclusive economic zone (EEZ) for the first time, Tokyo’s defence minister said today (August 4). “Five of the nine ballistic missiles launched by China are believed to have landed within Japan’s EEZ,” Nobuo

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CAAT warns airlines to beware of Chinese drills near Taiwan

  THE CIVIL Aviation Authority of Thailand (CAAT) said with China holding live-fire drills in six zones surrounding Taiwan for almost a week and announcing that airlines serving the Asian routes should avoid Taiwan airspace it has accordingly informed airlines of this development, Matichon newspaper said this evening (August 3). Mr. Suthipong Kongpool, CAAT’s director,

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Chinese firm given 60 days to confirm German engine for S26T sub

  By Thai Newsroom Reporters A CHINESE SUBMARINE builder is being given a 60-day timeframe to officially confirm whether or not a German-made engine will be installed aboard the Yuan-class S26T submarine currently being built for the Thai navy and an exact delivery date for the boat, said navy spokesman Vice-Adm Pokkhrong Monthatpalin today (June

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