Jul 21, 2016

Japanese, South Koreans far apart on sex slavery deal: survey

There is a wide gap in how Japanese and South Korean people view a deal reached in December to settle grievances over women coerced into wartime sexual service, a poll has found. In the survey, released Wednesday, 47.9 percent of Japanese respondents said they ...

Jul 21, 2016

China eyes eight cruise ships to serve South China Sea

Up to eight Chinese ships will offer cruises to the South China Sea over the next five years, a state-run newspaper said on Thursday, as Beijing continues to promote tourism to the disputed waters. Sanya International Cruise Development Co. Ltd, a joint venture by ...

Election won't affect pivot to Asia, Biden tells Australians

Jul 20, 2016

Election won't affect pivot to Asia, Biden tells Australians

United States Vice President Joe Biden on Wednesday assured key ally Australia there would be no retreat from Washington’s pivot to the Asia-Pacific region regardless of who wins November’s presidential election. Biden dismissed concerns that Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump would abandon President Barack ...