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Asia Pacific Oct 19, 2018

Southeast Asia hails world's first multilateral air encounter code

Southeast Asian countries agreed on Friday to guidelines to manage unexpected encounters between their military aircraft, with host Singapore calling the pact a world first and saying they would encourage their international partners to join. The agreement, signed by defense ministers of the 10-member Association ...

Japan team wraps up survey on joint projects with Russia on disputed isles

National Oct 5, 2018

Japan team wraps up survey on joint projects with Russia on disputed isles

A public-private research team on Japan-Russia joint economic activities on disputed northwestern Pacific islands returned to Nemuro, Hokkaido, on Friday after completing its on-site survey. "We have finished discussing the planned activities in all five areas (prioritized in the bilateral project)," Eiichi Hasegawa, special adviser ...