China condemned the U.S. Pacific air force commander Monday for “irresponsible remarks” after he warned it would be provocative if Beijing declared an air defense zone over the South China Sea.2 Comments
China expressed outrage Monday at a proposal by a Japanese city to list letters written by World War II suicide pilots on a United Nations register — alongside Anne Frank's diary.
U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry will make his fifth trip to North and Southeast Asia on Thursday, stopping in China, South Korea and Indonesia for climate change and North Korea talks.
Asia-Pacific airlines will need almost 13,000 new planes worth US$1.9 trillion over the next two decades as rising wealth in the region fuels demand for air travel, Boeing said Monday.
Singapore has voiced concerns over Indonesia's reported plans to name a naval ship after marines who were executed for bombing an office complex in the city-state during a period of tense relations in the 1960s.
The Senate easily confirmed longtime Sen. Max Baucus on Thursday to become ambassador to China, handing the job to a lawmaker well-versed in U.S. trade policy but with little expertise about military and other issues that have raised tensions with Beijing.
The U.S. voiced concern Wednesday that China is gradually asserting control in the disputed South China Sea on the basis of vague territorial claims unsupported by international law.
China's growing military might is forcing its neighbors to ramp up their defense spending but it will be decades before it rivals the United States as a military superpower, the IISS think tank said Wednesday.
China reacted furiously on Wednesday to the denial of the Nanjing massacre by a senior manager at Japan's national broadcaster, calling his remarks “a barefaced challenge to international justice.”2 Comments
Russia has rejected a Chinese offer to cooperate on their separate territorial rows with Japan, a report said Thursday, as Prime Minister Shinzo Abe prepared to meet President Vladimir Putin in Sochi.