Updated Wednesday, September 17, 2014 0:04 am TWN
Tuesday, September 16, 2014
Friday, August 29, 2014
Tokyo and New Delhi will next week sign an agreement that will see around 2,000 tons of rare earths imported from India, a report said Thursday, as Japan looks to diversify supply away from China.
A sprawling undersea search area for a missing Malaysian airliner in the southern Indian Ocean could be extended farther south based on new satellite analysis, only weeks before the multimillion-dollar, yearlong sonar hunt for wreckage is due to begin, officials said Thursday.
Often-testy neighbors Indonesia and Australia signed a new security agreement on Thursday to mend a relationship badly damaged by allegations last year that Australia was listening to the telephone conversations of President Susilo Bambang Yudhoyono and his wife.
Tuesday, August 19, 2014
Saturday, August 16, 2014
Workers began placing buoys off Okinawa as part of a long-planned and highly contentious relocation of an American military base, which a U.S. official said Thursday was a critical step toward the realignment of U.S. forces in Japan.
Tuesday, August 12, 2014
Beijing accused the U.S. of deliberately stoking tensions in the South China Sea as it rejected Washington's proposal for a freeze on provocative actions in the region, the foreign ministry said Monday.
Monday, August 11, 2014
Sunday, August 10, 2014
Already scrambling to confront multiple simultaneous international crises, the Obama administration stepped up efforts Saturday to avert another, as U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry called on China and its smaller neighbors to take new steps to ease tensions over maritime disputes in Asian waters that many fear could spark conflict.
Saturday, August 9, 2014
Saturday, August 2, 2014
Japan on Friday named five uninhabited small isles belonging to an island group in the center of a dispute with China as part of efforts to reinforce its claim, a move likely to spark anger from Beijing and another claimant, Taiwan.
Japan said Friday it would give Vietnam six vessels to boost the communist country's capacity to patrol its territorial waters, amid a bitter maritime dispute with Beijing in the South China Sea.
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