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Canada bans China’s Huawei Technologies from 5G networks

TORONTO (AP) — Wireless carriers in Canada won’t be allowed to install Huawei equipment in their high-speed 5G networks, the Canadian government said Thursday, joining allies in banning the giant Chin...

Canada to ban Huawei/ZTE 5G equipment, joining Five Eyes allies

OTTAWA, May 19 (Reuters) - Canada on Thursday said it plans to ban the use of China's Huawei Technologies Co Ltd (HWT.UL) and ZTE Corp (000063.SZ) 5G gear to protect national security, joining the...

Secret intelligence has unusually public role in Ukraine war

LONDON (AP) — The war in Ukraine is the conflict where spies came in from the cold and took center stage. Since Russia invaded its neighbor in late February, intelligence agencies in...

Lawmakers say US delays some intel to Ukraine in Russia war

WASHINGTON (AP) — Some Democratic and Republican lawmakers say the United States is delaying providing some intelligence to Ukraine in its fight against Russia as the U.S. also seeks to limit any dire...

US defense secretary affirms Washington's commitments to Taiwan amid growing China threat

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — U.S. Secretary of Defense Lloyd Austin reiterated Washington’s defense commitments to Taiwan amid increasing Chinese belligerence during a defense forum on Saturday ...

South Korea squeezed by US-China Indo-Pacific rivalry

As the US bolsters its alliances to counter China throughout the Indo-Pacific region, medium-size regional powers are coming under growing pressure to choose a side. South Korea has been militarily a...

US, UK and Australia announce Indo-Pacific defense partnership

The leaders of Australia, the UK and the US announced the formation of a new Indo-Pacific security alliance on Wednesday, which will include the sharing of nuclear-powered submarine technology. The p...

US defense bill may see Five Eyes swell to nine to counter China

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A bill now under consideration in the House of Representatives would oblige the Biden administration to consider adding three key allies in Asia to the Five Eyes intellige...

Think tank analyst shares views on Taiwan's relations with US, Europe

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Radio Taiwan International (RTI) program host and Taiwan NextGen Foundation CEO Chen Kuan-ting (陳冠廷) on Friday (Aug. 27) talked with Bryce Barros, the China affairs analys...

Australia to upgrade sanctions arsenal as West spars with China over Xinjiang

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Australia is set to become the latest country to adopt Magnitsky-style targeted sanctions against human rights violators just months after its American, British, and Europ...

Chinese embassy in Canberra accuses Japanese ambassador of glorifying WWII militarism

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Australian media report the Chinese embassy in Canberra has accused Japan’s ambassador to Australia, Yamagami Shingo, of glorifying his nation's militarist past ...

Australia accused of 'excessive and unnecessary' secrecy

CANBERRA, Australia (AP) — Australia’s suppression of information seen as pivotal to a free and open media is at the center of accusations that the country has become one of the world’s most secretive...

New Zealand slams China's treatment of Uyghurs, stops short of calling it genocide

New Zealand's parliament unanimously voted to name China's treatment of the Uyghur people in Xinjiang province as severe human rights abuses on Wednesday, but shied away from the term genocide...

New Zealand leader Ardern takes tougher stance on China

WELLINGTON, New Zealand (AP) — New Zealand Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern took a tougher stance on China's human rights record Monday by saying it was getting harder to reconcile differences as China's...

New Zealand's Ardern says differences with China becoming harder to reconcile

New Zealand Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern said on Monday (May 3) that differences between New Zealand and China are becoming harder to reconcile as Beijing's role in the world grows and changes. ...