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Taiwan will not deploy advanced rockets near China: report

Taiwan will not deploy advanced rockets near China: report

Taiwan has decided not to deploy a new powerful rocket system on outlying islands near China, deeming it unnecessary in the context of fast warming ties with Beijing, local media reported Monday. Taiwan is scheduled to start mass-producing the multiple […]


EU could end China arms embargo early 2011

EU could end China arms embargo early 2011

A European Union arms embargo clamped on China in 1989 following the Tiananmen crackdown could be lifted in early 2011, Brussels sources told Thursday’s edition of France’s Le Figaro daily. The lifting of the embargo on all lethal weapons “could […]


Japan to consider using drones for surveillance

Japan to consider using drones for surveillance

Japan is to consider using unmanned aircraft for surveillance flights, a newspaper reported Thursday, at a time of heightened tensions with neighbouring China and North Korea. Japan will send military officials to the United States, which uses the cutting-edge Global […]


China steps up anti-carrier missile tests: US commander

China steps up anti-carrier missile tests: US commander

China is stepping up efforts to deploy a “carrier-killer” missile system, the commander of the US Pacific Command has said in an interview with a Japanese newspaper, published Tuesday. “The anti-ship ballistic missile system in China has undergone extensive testing,” […]


North Korea may stage atom test to boost heir: think-tank

North Korea may stage atom test to boost heir: think-tank

North Korea may carry out another atomic test next year to bolster the status of leader-in-waiting Kim Jong-Un, a Seoul state think-tank said Friday, a day after the North threatened a nuclear attack. Tensions remain high on the peninsula a […]


New Taiwan anti-sub aircraft in service next year: report

New Taiwan anti-sub aircraft in service next year: report

The first of a dozen anti-submarine aircraft are set to go into service in Taiwan next year, local media reported Sunday, as east Asian governments look to counter an increasingly assertive China. Washington agreed in 2007 to sell the refurbished […]


South Korea readies major military drill near tense border

South Korea readies major military drill near tense border

SEOUL: South Korea prepared Wednesday for a major live-fire drill involving fighter jets and tanks near the tense North Korean border, as Seoul and Washington reacted warily to overtures from Pyongyang. South Korea’s military said Thursday’s ground and air firing […]


Japan labels China’s military a global concern

Japan labels China’s military a global concern

Tokyo: Japan on Friday labelled the military build-up of rival China a global “concern” and said it would strengthen missile defences against the threat from North Korea, as part of a major strategic review. The changes would also see Tokyo […]


China, Pakistan conclude $35 bln deals

China, Pakistan conclude $35 bln deals

ISLAMABAD: China and Pakistan concluded nearly 15 billion dollars’ worth of deals on Saturday, as Chinese Premier Wen Jiabao said Beijing would “never give up” on the troubled nuclear-armed Muslim country. Business leaders formalized paperwork — adding to the 20 […]


 
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