Sanchi oil tanker collision
A Chinese rescue team recovers two bodies from the Sanchi and salvages the voyage data recorder from the bridge.
A Chinese salvage team recovered two bodies on Saturday from a stricken Iranian oil tanker, that was still blazing a week after it caught fire and was left adrift following a collision in the East China Sea, state news agency Xinhua reported.
Sanchi is still ablaze this morning and it continues to leak oil. Chinese officials mention the danger of explosion and sinking. 2018-01-8 (Context: China, Sanchi oil tanker collision)
Thirty-two sailors are missing after Iranian oil tanker Sanchi and Chinese freighter "CF-Crystal" collide off the east coast of China. The collision ignites the oil tanker, which carried a 136,000-tonne load. 2018-01-6 (Context: China, Sanchi oil tanker collision)
The National Iranian Tanker Company-operated Sanchi sinks, following its January 6 collision with a Hong Kong-flagged cargo ship off Shanghai, China, leaving no survivors. 2018-01-14 (Context: China, Sanchi oil tanker collision)
The USS "Carl Vinson" enters Vietnam's Da Nang Port, becoming the first U.S. aircraft carrier to visit a Vietnamese port since the Vietnam War in 1975. The visit comes amid tensions in the region with China. 2018-03-5 (Context: China)
A senior Chinese diplomat says that China does not want a trade war with the United States after U.S. President Donald Trump announced a plan to put tariffs on steel and aluminium imports. 2018-03-4 (Context: China)