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South Korea's Submarine Force Could Someday Carry Nuclear Weapons

Kyle Mizokami Security, Asia Watch out, North Korea.  One of the most underreported aspects of the Republic of Korea (ROK) armed forces is its submarine force. A relatively recent development, the ROK’s submarine arm is taking on increased importance in light of North Korean nuclear, missile and submarine developments. Show More Summary

Trump declares Asia trip a success, says he will improve trade and rein in North Korea

4 days agoNews : USAToday: News

"This is our beautiful vision for the future," Trump said after his trip to Japan, South Korea, China, Vietnam, and the Philippines.        

Qatar’s Empty LNG Tanks Pose Risk For Asian Gas Prices

LONDON (Reuters) – Gas exporting giant Qatar has all but sold out of winter supply after committing its spare output to China and South Korea, a development that could tighten Asia’s gas markets as the peak demand season bites. Doha’s...Show More Summary

Lineage 2: Revolution launches its lucrative mobile battlefields in the West

Lineage 2: Revolution has already conquered Asia, and it’s here to do the same in the West. And it’s off to a good start: Over 1.5 million players have already signed up for South Korean developer Netmarble’s massively multiplayer online role-playing game. It arrives on iOS and Android in the U.S. and Europe for the first […]

How Trump Plans to Push Back Against China in the South China Sea

Bill Gertz Security, Asia A stronger partnership with Vietnam, that is.  Once bitter enemies, the United States and Vietnam are increasing defense and intelligence cooperation in the face of growing Chinese maritime encroachment in the...Show More Summary

The 5 things we learned from Trump’s Asia trip

President Trump returned Tuesday night after 12 days in Asia. So what did we learn from his stops in Japan, South Korea, China, Vietnam and the Philippines? Here are five takeaways: 1) Trump embraced alliances (sort of), but didn’t really reassure anyone A typical goal of presidential trips is to tend to alliance relations — […]

The aircraft carrier show of force near North Korea during Trump's Asia trip cost the US Navy big time

The US Navy had three aircraft carriers drilling near North Korea and the South China Sea while President Donald Trump toured Asia. The Navy's vice admiral in charge of naval aviation said the exercise was so big it hurt the entire force's...Show More Summary

The North Korean Soldier Who Defected Across DMZ Was Hit With 5 Bullets

Ryan Pickrell Security, Asia North Korean media has not commented on the latest defection. The North Korean soldier who escaped into South Korea at the Demilitarized Zone (DMZ) Monday is in critical condition at a South Korean hospital...Show More Summary

Quotes from US President Donald Trump's Asian tour

President Donald Trump has finished his first trip to Asia as leader of the United States. His 12-day tour included stops in Japan, South Korea, China, Vietnam and the Philippines. … Click to Continue »

Seth Meyers Takes Apart Alabama Creep Roy Moore and His ‘Grotesque’ Defenders: WATCH

6 days agoLGBT / Gay : Towleroad

After a quick, hilarious look at Donald Trump’s trip to Asia and his childish behavior in that part of the world (“Did we elect a president or one of the South Park kids?”), Meyers turned to the allegations mounting against GOP Senate candidate… Read The post Seth Meyers Takes Apart Alabama Creep Roy Moore and His ‘Grotesque’ Defenders: WATCH appeared first on Towleroad.

Southeast Asia nations to start talks with China on sea code

MANILA, Philippines (AP) — Leaders of Southeast Asian countries and China agreed Monday to begin negotiations on a "code of conduct" aimed at controlling aggressive actions in the disputed South China Sea, a step they described as a milestone, but some experts said was unlikely to ensure compliance.

Donald Trump’s Fox News Interview Showed Why He Holds Vladimir Putin And Xi Jinping In High Esteem [Opinion]

President Donald Trump is currently on a 12-day trip to Asia. Trump has visited Hawaii, Japan, South Korea, China, Vietnam, and he is now in the Philippines, where his Asian tour draws to a close. With tensions on the Korean peninsula so high, many feared that Trump’s visit would spark further conflict between the U.S. Show More Summary

Southeast Asia not taking South China Sea thaw for granted: summit draft

MANILA (Reuters) - Southeast Asian nations will not take a relative calm in the dispute over the South China Sea for granted, according to a draft of a statement to be issued during a summit meeting in Manila on Monday.

Southeast Asia nations to start talks with China on sea code

Southeast Asian leaders are to announce the start of negotiations with China on a so-called "code of conduct" in the disputed South China Sea in what they regard as a … Click to Continue »

Trump Offers to Play South China Sea Peacemaker

By Jennifer Jacobs and Andreo Calonzo (Bloomberg) U.S. President Donald Trump offered to help resolve territorial disputes in the South China Sea as he entered the final leg of his 11-day swing through Asia. Trump arrived in the Philippines...Show More Summary

India is steering a tricky path around US allies and foes in South Asia

India is steering a tricky path through US allies and foes in South Asia SEE ALSO: The breakdown of one of Mexico's most powerful cartels is driving violence in a valuable border city Join the conversation about this story » NOW WATCH: Dogs in India are turning blue after swimming in a polluted river

The Latest: Trump offers to mediate on South China Sea

The Latest on President Donald Trump's visit to Asia (all times local): 9:35 a.m. President Donald Trump is offering to serve as a mediator on the South China Sea territorial … Click to Continue »

This is How South Korea Will Sink North Korea's Killer Swarm Boats

Michael Peck Security, Asia In case war comes.  If South Korea goes to war with its northern neighbor, one of the threats that it will face is swarms of small naval craft armed with missiles and torpedoes. And how is South Korea is preparing...Show More Summary

Why dietary choices have an impact on global wildlife and human populations

Tropical climates in the depths of Asia, Africa or South America might seem a world away from the checkout queue in your average Scottish supermarket or corner shop. But if your basket contains chocolate, coffee, bananas or rice, you can almost guarantee that what you eat comes from far warmer places thousands of miles away.

South Asia smog disrupts travel, sickens thousands in Pakistan

LAHORE, Pakistan (Reuters) - Two weeks of thick toxic smog has disrupted normal life in parts of Pakistan, with flights canceled, road accidents surging and nearly 15,000 people being hospitalized in and around Lahore, officials said on Friday.

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