Australia may offer safe haven to Hong Kong residents

CANBERRA, Australia (AP) — Australian Prime Minister Scott Morrison said Thursday his government was considering an offer of safe haven to Hong Kong residents threatened by China’s move to impose a to...

Asia Today: South Korea clamps down again as virus rebounds

BANGKOK (AP) — Areas around the South Korean capital curbed large gatherings Tuesday and officials urged churchgoers and some health care workers to avoid crowds as the number of new coronavirus once ...

Sizzling temperatures hit Australia as wildfires persist

PERTH, Australia (AP) — A code red was issued in South Australia on Friday as temperatures hit 42 degrees Celsius (108 Fahrenheit) in the state’s capital, while firefighters battling wildfires in New ...

Australia says it won't be base for US midrange missiles

SYDNEY (AP) — Australia's Defense Minister Linda Reynolds has confirmed her country will not be used as a base for any planned U.S. midrange missiles, following talks with American officials in Sydney...

US still seeks allies in Gulf maritime coalition

SYDNEY (AP) — Senior U.S. leaders expressed confidence that they will be able to convince allies to help protect shipping in the Persian Gulf area against Iranian threats, but they provided no new det...

Australia plans joint Pacific Support Force with allies

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Following reports that China might be looking at using a naval base in Cambodia, Australia has decided to set up a joint military training force with neighboring Pacific n...