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Taiwan asks US for new fighter jets to defend against China

Taiwan has made a formal request to the United States for new fighter jets to defend itself against increasing Chinese threats, Deputy Defence Minister...

France’s Charles de Gaulle aircraft carrier sets off for Asia

French aircraft carrier the Charles de Gaulle set sail on Tuesday from the Mediterranean port of Toulon following two years of refurbishments and upgrades...

Taiwan unveils new drone as China tensions mount

Taiwan's navy showed off its latest long-range surveillance drone on Thursday (Jan 24) as the island's outgunned armed forces push to counter China's increasingly...

Royal Navy frigate joins US destroyer in South China Sea

Royal Navy warship HMS Argyll joined the US Navy for a two-day combined workout in the South China Sea. The Plymouth-based frigate linked up...

North Korea still ‘serious and imminent threat’: Japan

North Korea still poses a "serious and imminent threat", Japan said Tuesday in its first annual defence review since an outbreak of diplomacy on...

No plans to cut back US-South Korea drills: Pentagon

The Pentagon is not considering cutting back the joint US-South Korean military exercises that have drawn angry condemnation from Pyongyang ahead of a planned...

China’s Z-19E Armed Helicopter Completes Firing Tests

China's domestic Z-19E armed helicopter has completed firing flight tests, its developer the state-owned Aviation Industry Corporation of China (AVIC) said Wednesday. "The Z-19E...

North Korea casts doubt on Trump summit

North Korea on Wednesday (May 16) called into question a much-anticipated and unprecedented summit between its leader Kim Jong Un and US President Donald...

North Korea’s Kim greets Chinese official, calls for stronger ties

North Korean leader Kim Jong Un personally greeted a top Chinese official in Pyongyang and called for stronger ties with Beijing, state media from...

China warns US it will unveil retaliatory tariffs soon

China warned the United States on Wednesday that it will announce retaliatory measures "in the coming days" after Washington published a list of $50...