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Japan PM visits Cambodia, also one of China's key partners

PHNOM PENH, Cambodia (AP) — Japanese Prime Minister Fumio Kishida visited Cambodia for talks with the country's longtime leader, Hun Sen, on Sunday to deepen relations and promote calls for the rule o...

AP Exclusive: US admiral says China fully militarized isles

OVER THE SOUTH CHINA SEA (AP) — China has fully militarized at least three of several islands it built in the disputed South China Sea, arming them with anti-ship and anti-aircraft missile systems, la...

Japan-US marine combat drills held amid China, Russia worry

GOTEMBA, Japan (AP) — Japanese and U.S. Marines had their first airborne landing and combat training together on Tuesday near Mt. Fuji as the two allies strengthen military cooperation amid growing ma...

China lashes Washington over Quad, North Korea

BEIJING (AP) — China’s top diplomat on Monday accused Washington of trying to create an Asian version of the U.S.-European NATO military alliance and said it is up to the Biden administration to impro...

US official says surprise delegation emphasizes support for Taiwan Strait peace

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The surprise U.S. delegation scheduled to arrive Tuesday (March 1) is meant to convey consistent support for Taiwan Strait peace, White House National Security Council Coo...

Crime watch: ICC prosecutor is monitoring Ukraine invasion

THE HAGUE, Netherlands (AP) — The International Criminal Court's prosecutor has put combatants and their commanders on notice that he is monitoring Russia's invasion of Ukraine and has jurisdiction to...

Taiwan casts wary eye at China amid Ukraine crisis, but no immediate alarm

Taiwan is nervous that Beijing may take advantage of a distracted West to ramp up pressure on the island amid the crisis in Ukraine, but there have been no unusual manoeuvres by Chinese forces in rece...

Wary of China, Taiwan calls for vigilance amid Ukraine escalation

Taiwanese President Tsai Ing-wen on Wednesday called for increased surveillance and alertness on military activities in the region as the island becomes more cautious of China's movements amid the...

Asia's slow aviation recovery to cast shadow over Singapore Airshow

The Asia-Pacific aviation industry's slow recovery from the pandemic amid government restrictions will cast a shadow over the Singapore Airshow next week, though there are nascent signs of improve...

Japan's nationalist firebrand Shintaro Ishihara dies at 89

TOKYO (AP) — Shintaro Ishihara, a fiery nationalist politician remembered as Tokyo's gaffe-prone governor who provoked a spat with China by calling for Japan's purchase of disputed islands in the East...

US Navy tries to salvage fighter jet that fell into South China Sea

The US is conducting recovery operations in the South China Sea for a F-35C warplane. The fighter jet crashed after a landing mishap on the deck of aircraft carrier USS Carl Vinson on Monday, said th...

US combat jet crashes in South China Sea exercise, 7 hurt

BANGKOK (AP) — A U.S. Navy F35C Lightning II combat jet conducting exercises in the South China Sea crashed while trying to land on the deck of an American aircraft carrier, injuring seven sailors, th...

US Navy warship defies China's claim over Paracel Islands

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A U.S. Navy ship defied China’s territorial claims in the South China Sea by sailing near the Paracel Islands on Thursday (Jan. 20). The USS Benfold, an Arleigh B...

Japan, France seek to deepen security ties amid China's rise

TOKYO (AP) — The foreign and defense ministers of Japan and France held talks on Thursday as the two countries seek to deepen security ties in the Indo-Pacific region, where tensions have been rising ...

China says it warned away U.S. warship in South China Sea, U.S. denies

Chinese forces followed and warned away a U.S. warship which entered waters near the Paracel Islands in the South China Sea, the country's military said on Thursday, but the U.S. Navy denied the s...