Australia says French company wins huge submarine contract

Apr 26, 2016

Australia says French company wins huge submarine contract

Australia announced Tuesday that French company DCNS has beat out bidders from Japan and Germany to build the next generation of submarines in Australia’s largest-ever defense contract. DCNS, Germany’s ThysennKrupp Marine Systems and Japan’s Mitsubishi Heavy Industries were in the running to build 12 ...

Apr 25, 2016

Japan, China, South Korea to hold Arctic talks

Talks on Arctic issues between representatives from Japan, South Korea and China are slated for Thursday in Seoul, South Korea’s Foreign Ministry announced Monday. The meeting, to be held at the Foreign Ministry building, will be attended by Kazuko Shiraishi, Japan’s ambassador in charge ...