As China and the United States both take part in the world’s largest maritime war exercises Rim of the Pacific (RIMPAC) that kicked off Thursday, political analyst Alexander Mercouris joins Radio Sputnik to discuss the South China Sea conflict and possible scenarios for its resolution.
The US Marine Corps will move one of its amphibious expeditionary groups from the west coast of the United States to the Asia Pacific as early as 2019, according to reports on Wednesday.
Matson’s new South Pacific Express will link Pacific networks via Honolulu U.S. carrier in the Pacific Matson, Inc. has introduced a new containership service between the U.
The guided missile destroyers Spruance, Momsen and Decatur from the US Third Fleet’s Pacific Action Surface Group (PAC SAG) took part in he Oceania Maritime Security Initiative (OMSI) in the South China Sea, according to the US navy...
Michael Mazza Security, Asia So what happens next? On Wednesday, a temporary detachment of four US Navy EA-18G Growlers deployed to the Philippines. According to Pacific Command, the aircraft will engage in bilateral training with Philippine...Show More Summary
Two US aircraft carriers have started exercises in the Philippine Sea, defence officials said Sunday, as Washington’s close ally Manila faces growing pressure from Beijing in the South China Sea. The US Pacific Command said the USS John C. Stennis and USS Ronald Reagan, among the world’s largest warships, began conducting air defense drills, sea
A head-on collision between two buses killed three local people and injured 13 others in Vanuatu’s capital Port Vila, a local newspaper reported Tuesday.
SYDNEY (Reuters) - A magnitude 5.4 earthquake struck on Monday about 83 kms (51.57 miles) southwest of the town of Isangel in the South Pacific Island nation of Vanuatu, the United States Geological Survey said.
The Obama administration continues its drift towards World War III through an openly confrontational policy towards Beijing in the South China Sea, harkening memories of the 'Guns of August.'
June 16 (Reuters) - Scientists are tagging hawksbill sea turtles in a key South Pacific breeding ground, hoping that information fed to satellites will help them better understand the endangered species' nesting, feeding and migration patterns.
Conducting provocative military drills in the Western Pacific, the USS John C. Stennis has claimed it has been shadowed by a Chinese intelligence vessel, allegations denied by Beijing.
Following the recent escalation by China when it announced it is ready to impose an Air Defense Identification Zone to target US spy flights above the South China Sea and "thwart US provocations", China has decided to return the favor and as Reuters reports a Chinese observation ship shadowed the U.S. Show More Summary
Fresh from the creators of Zootopia and Frozen, the first teaser trailer for the new Disney flick Moana features Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson as a charismatic Polynesian demigod, Maui. Set in the South Pacific, the story follows Maui and his pal Moana, the protagonist played by newcomer Auli’i Cravalho. With his magical fishhook, Maui is a well-known presence in […]
A young navigator and a fallen demigod go on an adventure to save her people in Disney’s animated feature based on South Pacific lore and culture. Starring Dwayne Johnson as the deity Maui and Auli’i Cravalho as Moana.
Disney has debuted the first official trailer for Moana, the studio’s new musical adventure featuring the voices of Dwayne Johnson as a demi-god — as if you could cast him any other way. The Rock already played Hercules, now he plays...Show More Summary
Walt Disney Animation Studios has released the first trailer for Moana, their upcoming animated film about a courageous teenager named Moana (Auli’i Cravalho) who embarks on a daring journey with once demigod Maui (Dwayne Johnson) to rescue her people. Moana, directed by Ron Clements and John Musker, is currently scheduled to sail into theaters on […]
Disney UK has dropped the first teaser for Walt Disney Animation Studios’ South Pacific adventure, Moana. The seafaring tale, with music by last night’s Tony champ Lin-Manuel Miranda, is directed by the Little Mermaid team of Ron Clements and John Musker. Show More Summary
This fall, Disney adds another princess to their roster of female characters with Moana. However, rather than having another princess who needs saving by a handsome, Disney is continuing their increased dedication to creating strongShow More Summary
Our first look at Disney’s next animated movie, Moana, is heavy on The Rock—as Dwayne Johnson introduces us to his South Pacific Demigod Maui in spectacular style... and the magic of dancing tattoos, apparently. Read more...
Note: This article was based on the author's recent participation at the Shangri-La Dialogue, Singapore, which hosted the world's leading defense officials and experts. Singapore - "The vast Pacific Ocean has enough space for two large...Show More Summary