Japan and Australia vow to cooperate on Indo-Pacific vision

National / Politics Aug 26, 2019

Japan and Australia vow to cooperate on Indo-Pacific vision

Prime Minister Shinzo Abe and his Australian counterpart Scott Morrison on Sunday agreed to cooperate to realize Tokyo's vision for a free and open Indo-Pacific. The leaders said that their countries would discuss with the United States details of how the three should cooperate on ...

Indonesia deploys more troops as Papua hit by fresh unrest

Asia Pacific Aug 21, 2019

Indonesia deploys more troops as Papua hit by fresh unrest

Indonesia's Papua was hit by fresh unrest Wednesday as more than 1,000 security personnel were sent to the restive region after violent protests that saw buildings torched and street battles between police and demonstrators. Jakarta has called for calm in its easternmost territory — where ...

U.S. set to push security strategy as Chinese maneuvers rattle region

Asia Pacific Aug 1, 2019

U.S. set to push security strategy as Chinese maneuvers rattle region

Recent incidents involving Chinese ships in Southeast Asian waters are testing regional faith in Beijing's sincerity about maritime peace, and aiding a renewed U.S. push to build alliances with countries unnerved by China's assertiveness. Chinese maneuvering in energy-rich stretches of the South China Sea, including ...

Huawei says Italy's new 5G powers discriminate against the firm

Business / Tech Jul 18, 2019

Huawei says Italy's new 5G powers discriminate against the firm

Chinese telecom equipment group Huawei Technologies criticized the Italian government's newly beefed-up powers to intervene in the development of fifth-generation (5G) telecom services, saying they discriminated against the company. Luigi De Vecchis, chairman of Huawei Italia, made the comment in a parliamentary hearing after the ...