Asia Pacific

Lt. Gen. Bacarro assumes as new AFP Chief of Staff

Lieutenant General Bartolome Vicente O. Bacarro assumed as the new Chief of Staff of the Armed Forces of the Philippines, replacing General Andres C Centino on Monday, August 8,...

Taiwan to hold anti-invasion drills after China exercises

Taiwan will hold live-fire military drills this week simulating a defense of the island against a Chinese invasion,...

War materiel, explosives recovered in Mindoro clash

Army operating troops of the 68th “Kaagapay” Infantry Battalion of the 203rd Infantry “Bantay Kapayapaan” Brigade recovered CPP-NPA...

Army aviators transport personnel, equipment from Mindanao to Bicol

Army aviators flew from Zamboanga International Airport in southwestern Mindanao to Legazpi City International Airport in the Bicol...

Gov’t troops neutralize, apprehend terrorists in Maguindanao

A Daulah Islamiyah-Hassan Group member was killed while another was apprehended in an encounter with the military in...
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North Korea’s Kim says ‘ready to mobilize’ nuclear weapons

North Korean leader Kim Jong Un said his country was "ready to mobilize" its nuclear deterrent in any future military clash with the United...

Kremlin expresses solidarity with China over Taiwan

The Kremlin expressed "solidarity" on Friday with China's stance on Taiwan after Chinese President Xi Jinping warned US leader Joe Biden not to "play...

US urges China to end ‘provocative’ behavior in West Philippine Sea

Washington will defend treaty ally the Philippines if its forces are attacked in the West Philippine Sea, US Secretary of State Antony Blinken has...

Indonesian president offers to take message from Ukraine’s leader to Putin

Indonesian President Joko Widodo offered on Wednesday to deliver a message from Ukrainian President Volodymr Zelenskiy to Russian leader Vladimir Putin to try to...

Biden reasserts ‘unshakeable’ US backing for Japan, South Korea

President Joe Biden reasserted the United States' "unshakeable" pledge to defend Japan and South Korea on Wednesday after meeting the leaders of both allies...

In first, NATO lays out ‘challenges’ from China

The North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO) on Wednesday, for the first time in its guiding blueprint, said China's might challenges the alliance and Beijing's...
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