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South Korea's Yoon says better Japan ties helping deter North Korea threat

SEOUL, March 1 (Reuters) - South Korean President Yoon Suk Yeol said on Friday improved ties with Japan were helping to combat threats from Pyongyang's weapons developments and called for help fro...

Taiwan awards scholarships to Somaliland military officers

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan has provided scholarships to Somaliland military officers, the Taiwan Representative Office in Somaliland announced on Thursday (Feb. 29). To address Somaliland&...

Japan, North Korea hint they are ready for high-level talks

Japan and North Korea are inching towards a meeting of their two leaders, with Kim Jong Un and Japanese Prime Minister Fumio Kishida looking to achieve a breakthrough in a relationship that has been i...

Philippines: Is Marcos Jr. the EU's new best friend?

Since taking office in mid-2022, President Ferdinand Marcos Jr. has moved the Philippines closer to the US, even risking ire from Beijing by signing a new defense agreement with Washington. Marcos Jr...

How is Myanmar's civil war impacting Bangladesh?

Fighting between Myanmar's junta and the Arakan Army (AA) rebel group in western Myanmar's Rakhine state has intensified. Casualties have also been recorded in Bangladesh, with two people kill...

US-China rivalry: Where does Thailand stand?

Bangkok hosted a surprise back-channel meeting between United States National Security Advisor Jake Sullivan and China's Foreign Minister Wang Yi last week, showcasing Thailand's diplomatic po...

Iran, Pakistan agree to improve security ties

Iran and Pakistan agreed to expand security cooperation on Monday in a bid to improve relations following deadly cross border strikes earlier this month. Tensions between the two neighbors were raise...

Taiwan has longest wait time for HIMARS, Abrams

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — An analyst at a U.S. think tank has calculated that Taiwan suffers one of the worst backlogs among the recipients of U.S. major weapons systems. Eric Gomez, a senior fe...

Taiwan seeks to bolster economic, security cooperation with US

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — President Tsai Ing-wen (蔡英文) reiterated Taiwan’s commitment to bolstering economic and security cooperation with the U.S. during a meeting with the U.S.-Taiwan Busin...

Only Taiwanese can decide on government representation

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Taiwanese have shown that only a democratically elected government can represent the nation, Taiwan envoy to the U.S. Alexander Tah-Ray Yui (俞大㵢) said in a USA Today o...

India: Modi beach visit aggravates Maldives row

Last week, Prime Minister Narendra Modi posted several photos on his social media accounts showing him enjoying the white sands of Lakshadweep, an Indian archipelago of 36 islands off the coast of Ker...

Ukraine updates: UK pledges extra aid as Sunak visits Kyiv

Ahead of his Friday trip to Kyiv, UK Prime Minister Rishi Sunak's office has said it will increase its military aid to Ukraine to £2.5 billion (€2.91 billion/$3.19 billion) in the comin...

US, South Korean, Japanese security advisers meet to discuss North Korea

SEOUL, Dec 8 (Reuters) - The national security advisers of the United States, South Korea and Japan are meeting in Seoul on Friday and Saturday to discuss North Korea and other global issues as they s...

Foreign ministers of S. Korea, China, Japan to discuss trilateral summit

SEOUL (Reuters) - The foreign ministers of South Korea, China and Japan will meet for talks in South Korea on Sunday, South Korea's foreign ministry said on Friday, as the three countries seek to ...

U.S., Japan and South Korea leaders to have trilateral meeting at APEC

SEOUL, Nov 17 (Reuters) - South Korean President Yoon Suk Yeol will meet with U.S. President Joe Biden and Japanese Prime Minister Fumio Kishida on Thursday in San Francisco, according to Yoon's o...