Category Archives: Asia & Pacific

War Over Taiwan Likely in Next 5 to 10 Years: Former Australian Defence Minister

A CM-11 Brave Tiger tank fires during the live fire Han Kuang military exercise, which simulates China's People's Liberation Army (PLA) invading the island, in…

Biden Sends Unofficial Delegation to Taiwan

Flags of Taiwan and U.S. are placed for a meeting between U.S. House Foreign Affairs Committee Chairman Ed Royce speaks and with Su Chia-chyuan, President…

Taiwan Bolsters Navy With Unveiling of New Amphibious Warfare Ship Amid China Threats

Taiwan's President Tsai Ing-wen poses for a group photo in front of Taiwan Navy's domestically built amphibious transport dock "Yushan" during its launching ceremony in…

Australia’s Borders May Not Open Even if Whole Country is Vaccinated: Health Minister

Health Minister Greg Hunt speaks as Prime Minister Scott Morrison looks on at the news conference at the CSL facility on February 12, 2021 in…

Philippines Summons Chinese Ambassador Over Vessels in Disputed Waters

Chinese vessels, believed to be manned by Chinese maritime militia personnel, are seen at Whitsun Reef, South China Sea, on March 27, 2021. (Philippine Coast…

Japan Proposes Joint Naval Drill With Germany

Japan's Foreign Minister Toshimitsu Motegi (L) and Defence Minister Nobuo Kishi (R) attend a video conference with German Foreign Minister Heiko Maas (not pictured) and…

Japan’s China Policy Turns to Confrontation in 2021

Japan's Chief Cabinet Secretary Yoshihide Suga during a press conference at the prime minister's official residence in Tokyo on Sept. 4, 2017. (STR/AFP/Getty Images)

Australian Made Ventilation Hoods Sent to Torres Strait for Extra Medical Protection

ICU nurse Michelle Spiteri and anaesthetist and intensive care physician Dr Forbes McGain attend to a Covid-19 patient under the Covid Hood developed by McGain…

US-Philippines Officials Discuss Concerns Over China’s Ships

Chinese vessels are moored at Whitsun Reef, South China Sea on March 27, 2021. (National Task Force-West Philippine Sea via AP)

Matsuyama Becomes First Japanese in Masters Green Jacket

Hideki Matsuyama, of Japan, celebrates after putting on the champion's green jacket after winning the Masters golf tournament in Augusta, Ga., on April 11, 2021.…