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Japan and Vietnam Sign Defense Deal to Counter Common Foe, China
At a meeting on Saturday Sept. 11 between Vietnam and Japan, Japan agreed that it will now provide defense equipment and technology to Vietnam to counter what the two nations see as a mutual aggressive...
Japanese Prime Minister Candidate Calls for Increased Missile-Strike Capabilities to ‘Resist Authoritarianism’s Advance’
One of the top two candidates vying to become Japan’s next Prime Minister, Fumio Kishida, has said in an interview with The Wall Street Journal (WSJ) that Japan should consider expanding its missile-strike capabilities in...
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China Suspended Operation of a Japanese-themed Complex Just 2 Weeks After It Opened
A Japanese-themed cultural and residential project, that recently opened in the city of Dalian in northeast China, has been shuttered just two weeks after it had opened, apparently related to a sensitive date in history...
Japan’s Defense Ministry Seeks an Additional 50 Billion in Spending to Counter China
On Tuesday, August 31, Japan’s Defense Ministry asked for a 2.6 percent increase in its defense budget citing a need to counter China’s assertiveness in the region. The increase sought amounts to approximately 5.48 trillion...
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Typhoon Lupit Makes Landfall Twice in China, Skips Taiwan, Forces Evacuation of Over 300,000 in Japan
Typhoon Lupit, which was active in the Pacific region from August 2 to August 9, made landfall twice in China before forcing the evacuation of more than 300-thousand people in the prefectures of Hiroshima, Shimane...
London aims to locate two warships permanently in the Asian region.
Britain Announces Permanent Warships in Asia Ahead of HMS Queen Elizabeth’s Visit to Japan, Tokyo Decouples Taiwan From China Map
On July 20, Britain declared that it would soon be deploying warships in Asian waters. The deployment would come after aircraft carrier HMS Queen Elizabeth and escort ships sail to Japan in September, traversing the...
Protecting Taiwan is now part of Japan's strategy against China.
Japan Says Willing to Defend Taiwan Against PRC Invasion
In 1895, Japan invaded Taiwan and occupied the country for five decades until 1945, when the Japanese side lost World War II and ceded the territory to the Republic of China (ROC). Four years later,...
A new series of hacks against the American government, private firms, and critical infrastructure has been discovered. The hack, which is said to be perpetrated by a China-backed group,
Communist China Once Again Hacks US Government, Japan
A new series of hacks against the American government, private firms, and critical infrastructure has been discovered. The hack, which is said to be perpetrated by a China-backed group, worked by breaking through Pulse Connect,...
The World Health Organization (WHO) recently released a report of the study conducted in communist China about the origin of the coronavirus pandemic.
WHO’s COVID-19 Origin ‘Study Carried Out by CCP’
The World Health Organization (WHO) recently released a report of the study conducted in communist China about the coronavirus pandemic’s origin. The report states that the COVID-19 virus, also known as the CCP virus, likely...
Using trade as a weapon is not a new tool for countries to inflict on another for purposes of economic harm.
Trade Weaponization and China
Using trade as a weapon is not a new tactic for countries wishing to cause economic losses to their opponents. Furthermore, the practice has become increasingly apparent today, as we have seen with the rise...
Admiral Philip Davidson, the commander of United States Indo-Pacific Command, has warned that the U.S. remains highly vulnerable in the event of a Chinese aerial attack and that the country’s air defense system, THAAD, will be insufficient to protect American interests from Chinese threats.
THAAD Insufficient to Combat Chinese Military, US Admiral Warns
Admiral Philip Davidson, the commander of United States Indo-Pacific Command, has warned that the U.S. remains highly vulnerable in the event of a Chinese aerial attack and that its air defense system, THAAD, will be...
The United States, European Union, Canada, and Britain launched coordinated sanctions against Chinese officials over their involvement in persecuting the Uyghur minority in Xinjiang.
Western Nations Take Aim at China for Uyghur Persecution; Japan Stands Out
The United States, European Union, Canada, and Britain launched coordinated sanctions against Chinese officials over their involvement in persecuting the Uyghur minority in Xinjiang. The sanctions are also part of the West’s attempt to display...