Tag: asia-pacific-region

Asian Trade Bloc Looks to China as RCEP Aims to Invigorate a Struggling Regional Economy
Members of a China-centered Asian trade bloc hope the initiative will help stimulate local economies following crippling losses sustained during the pandemic.  The Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership (RCEP) includes 15 countries in the Asia-Pacific region...
3 Key Factors Behind the Solomon Islands Anti-China Riots
The Solomon Islands, a country in the southwestern Pacific Ocean home to roughly 680,000 people, has faced civil unrest in recent months. Violent protests broke out in late November after Prime Minister Manasseh Sogavare was...
Washington wants to improve its airfields in Guam and Australia to counter communist China's threat.
Communist China Threat: Pentagon to Improve America’s Airfields in Australia and Guam
On Nov. 29, the Pentagon published its 2021 Global Posture Review. The study began in March under the direction of Defense Secretary Lloyd Austin. It does not make any major changes to its global positions...