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Is China building a military base in Cambodia?

Last week, redevelopment work funded by a grant aid from China began at Cambodia's Ream naval base on the South China Sea. During a groundbreaking ceremony, Beijing's Cambodia envoy, Wang Wen...

Former Japan PM says allies must force China to relinquish Taiwan invasion plans

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Japan, the U.S., and other allies must create a situation that forces China to give up seizing Taiwan by force, former Japanese Prime Minister Abe Shinzo said on Sunday (J...

US is not inviting Taiwan to RIMPAC war games

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The largest naval war game in the world, RIMPAC, will see 26 countries participate in this year’s edition, but not Taiwan, reports said Thursday (June 2). After U...

Economics minister praises Taiwan semiconductor makers for their security

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan companies pay attention to the security of their technology, Economic Affairs Minister Wang Mei-hua (王美花) said Wednesday (May 25). Her comments followed the Quad...

China says it conducted military drills around Taiwan to warn US

China on Wednesday announced it had held military operations near Taiwan during US President Joe Biden's first visit to Asia. Biden had reiterated commitments to defend Taiwan during the visit, s...

Global shares trade lower as inflation worries cloud outlook

TOKYO (AP) — Global shares declined Tuesday as worries over inflation tempered optimism over President Joe Biden’s remark that he was considering reducing U.S. tariffs on Chinese imports. ...

EXPLAINER: What's the 4-nation Quad, where did it come from?

TOKYO (AP) — Leaders of the U.S., Japan, Australia and India gathered in Tokyo on Tuesday for a summit of the “Quad.” What is the group, where did it come from and why do diplomats keep coming up with...

'Quad' talks in Japan open with eyes on China and Ukraine

The leaders of Japan, India, Australia and the United States — or the "Quad" grouping — pledged to work towards a free and open region, and focus on fighting climate change, at t...

Asia security in focus as Biden visits South Korea, Japan

US President Joe Biden is scheduled to arrive in Seoul on Friday for talks with South Korean President Yoon Suk Yeol, although administration officials admit they are concerned North Korea will attemp...

Germany and Japan seek deeper ties during Scholz visit

German Chancellor Olaf Scholz is scheduled to arrive in Japan on Thursday to kick off a two-day visit hosted by Japanese Prime Minister Fumio Kishida. Scholz is due to attend a dinner party hosted by...

France elections: What would a Le Pen victory mean for India?

The 2022 French presidential elections will see Marine Le Pen battle with Emmanuel Macron, the incumbent, for the second time. She managed to secure 23.2% of the votes in the first round. Macron recei...

Editorial Roundup: United States

Excerpts from recent editorials in the United States and abroad: April 5 The Washington Post says James Madison's estate is continuing the slave-holding President's...

Why Pakistan's political crisis goes beyond early elections

Pakistan has plunged into a constitutional crisis after the parliament's deputy speaker rejected the opposition's no-confidence motion against Prime Minister Imran Khan for being a "forei...

Ukraine says its troops regain full control of Kyiv region — live updates

Ukraine says it troops have retaken the entire Kyiv region Ukraine expects fierce battles in southern and eastern regions, especially in besieged Mariupol Red Cross is trying again to evacuate civil...

Japan PM, US envoy pray in Hiroshima amid Russia nuke fears

TOKYO (AP) — Japanese Prime Minister Fumio Kishida escorted the U.S. ambassador to his hometown Hiroshima on Saturday to pay respects to atomic bombing victims and warned that the world is again facin...