Taiwan tensions: Blinken chides China’s ‘irresponsible’ cut in US communication channels

MANILA (REUTERS) – US Secretary of State Antony Blinken accused China of “irresponsible steps” on Saturday (Aug 6) by halting key communication channels with Washington, and said its Taiwan actions showed a move from prioritising peaceful resolution towards use of force. His comments came as Chinese aircraft and warships practised on Saturday for an attack on […]

MHI Group Signs Sponsorship Agreement with Thailand’s Muangthong United Football Club

TOKYO, Aug 4, 2022 – (JCN Newswire via SEAPRWire.com) – Mitsubishi Heavy Industries (MHI) Group has signed a sponsorship agreement with Muangthong United Football Club, a Thai League 1 professional football club based in Muang Thong Thani, Nonthaburi Province, Thailand. This agreement, part of MHI Group’s social contribution program, will support the team’s activities and […]

Pelosi’s Taiwan visit ‘dangerous and stupid’, says China as it imposes sanctions, plans military drills

BEIJING – China on Wednesday (Aug 3) continued to voice its anger at US House Speaker Nancy Pelosi’s visit to Taiwan calling the move “dangerous and stupid” as it announced new economic measures and other sanctions against the island. “The United States should not fantasise about distorting facts at will. The US side claimed that […]

Japan to take part in Garuda Shield military exercises in Indonesia for first time

TOKYO (REUTERS) – Japanese defence forces will participate for the first time in military exercises in Indonesia next month alongside the United States and Australia, Japanese Prime Minister Fumio Kishida said on Wednesday (July 27), after talks with Indonesian President Joko Widodo. Japan’s involvement comes as Washington and its regional allies step up efforts to […]