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