Asia & Pacific

Delegation of Senior Former US Officials Arrives in Taiwan

Delegation of Senior Former US Officials Arrives in Taiwan

The visit comes in the midst of a new escalation between Taiwan and the mainland, which has enhanced its military…
Taiwan Launches New 10,000-ton Missile-Wielding Amphibious Transport Ship

Taiwan Launches New 10,000-ton Missile-Wielding Amphibious Transport Ship

Although Washington has agreed with the “One China” Principle, by which Beijing claims Taiwan as a rebellious province, it remains…
Taiwan Making Arrangements to Receive Ex-US State Secretary Pompeo This Year, Official Says

Taiwan Making Arrangements to Receive Ex-US State Secretary Pompeo This Year, Official Says

MOSCOW (Sputnik) – The authorities in Taiwan prepare for a possible visit of former US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo…
Taiwanese Dollar Plummets as Joe Biden Government Set to Designate Taipei as Currency Manipulator

Taiwanese Dollar Plummets as Joe Biden Government Set to Designate Taipei as Currency Manipulator

The developments could strain ties between Taipei and Washington as the two nations seek to strengthen cooperation against China and…
North Korea Could Potentially Have Up To 242 Nuclear Weapons, Dozens Of ICBMs By 2027, Report Claims

North Korea Could Potentially Have Up To 242 Nuclear Weapons, Dozens Of ICBMs By 2027, Report Claims

A report has urged “serious” considerations to deploy tactical nuclear weapons in South Korea as well as further measures to…
China Warns US Not to ‘Play With Fire’ on Taiwan

China Warns US Not to ‘Play With Fire’ on Taiwan

Joe Biden began escalating tensions with Beijing over Taiwan the day he stepped into office, with the island’s de-facto ambassador…
Tokyo Assures Safety of Treated Fukushima Water to Be Dumped Into Ocean Amid Concerns

Tokyo Assures Safety of Treated Fukushima Water to Be Dumped Into Ocean Amid Concerns

TOKYO (Sputnik) – The level of radioactive elements in the water from the disabled Fukushima Daiichi Nuclear Power Plant after…
Cyberattacks From Overseas Paralyse Internet in China’s Hunan Province, Local Media Says

Cyberattacks From Overseas Paralyse Internet in China’s Hunan Province, Local Media Says

MOSCOW (Sputnik) – Internet service providers in China’s southern Hunan province believe that cyberattacks from overseas were behind the mass…
Asia Speeds Up Inclusive 5G Push, But Washington Poses Risk

Asia Speeds Up Inclusive 5G Push, But Washington Poses Risk

As the global economy enters a critical point of post-pandemic recovery, Malaysia has shown intention to speed up its 5G…
Christian Nurses in Pakistan Face Blasphemy Charges, Threats for Removing a Sticker With Quran Verse

Christian Nurses in Pakistan Face Blasphemy Charges, Threats for Removing a Sticker With Quran Verse

A leading Pakistani Christian outfit has claimed that two nurses have been falsely accused of blasphemy by a Muslim co-worker…
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