A Taiwanese air force pilot died after his jet went down during a training flight. It comes as China’s military has ramped up aircraft sorties near Taiwan.
Both countries are working to finalize what would be the first face-to-face meeting between their current top defense officials on the sidelines of a conference in Singapore.
The U.S. and South Korea, which rely on all kinds of clues to guess at what’s going on in highly secretive North Korea, are now being more open about that intelligence.
The president of Micronesia sounded a warning on China’s proposal for deeper law-enforcement and security ties with nations in the Pacific region and the creation of a free-trade zone.
North Korea test launched a suspected intercontinental ballistic missile that flew only briefly before landing in the sea, South Korea’s military said, one of three missiles it fired early Wednesday.
The U.S. president pleases some with tough talk on Taiwan, but nations differ on trade, Russia.
Cardinal Joseph Zen appeared in court alongside five others to deny charges of failing to register a fund that offered legal and financial aid to arrested antigovernment protesters.
Anthony Albanese has steadily moved toward the center since starting his political career as a student activist and promises to pursue a collaborative leadership approach, but some critics are skeptical that he will truly govern as a moderate.
The off-duty incident had no impact on the trip, Secret Service says; Biden arrived in Seoul on Friday.
A surge of Covid infections centered around Pyongyang has prompted an effort to portray leader Kim Jong Un as a more active protector of the people, with state media showing him making late night visits to pharmacies and berating officials for laziness in guarding against the spread of the virus.
Prime Minister Shehbaz Sharif, whose coalition took power in April, faces a hard decision on whether to remove a costly fuel subsidy that helps inflation-buffeted households but also has led the International Monetary Fund to suspend loans.
Battling its first major Covid-19 outbreak, North Korea reached out for help to its closest ally, China, while ignoring offers of vaccines from South Korea.
North Korea reported its biggest daily surge in fever cases during a nationwide outbreak of Covid-19.
Joseph Zen, 90 years old, has been a spiritual leader of the city’s pro-democracy movement while the church hierarchy has aligned itself with the pro-Beijing government.
The fast-growing market for carbon credits faces a challenge from two Asia-Pacific countries that have cut back on generating offsets for overseas businesses trying to reduce their carbon footprints.
Pyongyang had rejected vaccines before reporting a surge in infection this week.
North Korea reported its first death from a Covid-19 outbreak that it said for the first time had rapidly spread throughout the country.
North Korea, which hasn’t vaccinated its population, imposed a lockdown in all its major cities after it reported its first local case of Covid-19 more than two years after the pandemic began.
The latest launch comes after Pyongyang imposed a nationwide lockdown because of Covid-19.
Retired Cardinal Joseph Zen, age 90 and now bishop emeritus of Hong Kong, was arrested in a swoop on prominent prodemocracy figures, also including pop singer Denise Ho and a former lawmaker, Margaret Ng.