Will not accept Taiwan becoming the next Hongkong, warns US Senator Dan Sullivan

Will not accept Taiwan becoming the next Hongkong, warns US Senator Dan Sullivan

Washington/Beijing: – ‘The whole world has witnessed how freedom of expression, rule of law and democratic systems disappeared, ever since the Chinese Communist regime took over Hongkong. But don’t be under the illusion that you can do something following the example of Hongkong. In the case of Taiwan, a repeat of Hongkong will not be accepted.’ warned senior US Senator Dan Sullivan. US Secretary of Defence […]

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Ex-Japanese foreign minister Fumio Kishida to become Japan’s PM

Ex-Japanese foreign minister Fumio Kishida to become Japan’s PM

Tokyo – Fumio Kishida, Japan’s longest-serving foreign minister in the last decade, will take over as the country’s new Prime Minister next week. In the election held on Wednesday for leadership of the Japanese ruling party, Kishida defeated Taro Kano – the minister in charge of the anti-Corona campaign. Kishida becomes the third Japanese Prime […]

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Indian PM Narendra Modi holds bilateral talks with Japanese and Australian PMs

Indian PM Narendra Modi holds bilateral talks with Japanese and Australian PMs

Washington: – Prime Minister Narendra Modi, who is on a visit to the United States, held bilateral talks with the Japanese and Australian Prime Ministers. The open, free and inclusive Indo-Pacific region featured prominently in the discussions with both these leaders. The discussions between the Indian, Japanese and Australian Prime Ministers become significant because of […]

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Japan-Vietnam sign defence deals amid Chinese expansionist plans

Japan-Vietnam sign defence deals amid Chinese expansionist plans

Hanoi/Tokyo/Beijing – Japan has initiated steps to strengthen cooperation with ASEAN countries further to counter the threat from China’s growing expansionist strategy. Japan has signed a defence cooperation agreement with Vietnam, allowing Japan to provide arms and defence technology to Vietnam. Japanese Defence Minister’s arrival in Vietnam, while Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi is still […]

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Japanese Defence Minister welcomes British aircraft carrier

Japanese Defence Minister welcomes British aircraft carrier

Tokyo/London: Japanese Defence Minister Nobuo Kishi visited the British aircraft carrier HMS Queen Elizabeth on Monday. The British aircraft carrier is currently on a tour of Japan. On Monday, HMS Queen Elizabeth visited the Japanese port of Yokosuka for the first time. This time, the Japanese Defence Minister said it was important for European countries […]

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Japan to raise defence budget to $50 billion to counter China’s expansionist plan

Japan to raise defence budget to $50 billion to counter China’s expansionist plan

Tokyo/Beijing – Japan once again proposed increasing their defence budget to counter sustained expansionist activities of China for a few years. Japan’s defence ministry has proposed an increased defence budget of $50 billion for 2022. The Defence Ministry explained increased funding is needed for advanced F-35 fighter jets, modernization of destroyers and space security. Over […]

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