The U.S. Coast Guard Cutter Munro (WMSL 755) arrived in Subic Bay, Philippines, Tuesday following operations and exercises in the West Philippine Sea with the Philippine Coast Guard and the Philippine Bureau of Fisheries and Aquatic Resources. Munro’s crew participated in bilateral operations, professional exchanges, search-and-rescue and communications exercises, small boat operations, multi-vessel maneuvering, and
The flagship of the UK’s Carrier Strike Group deployment (CSG21), aircraft carrier HMS Queen Elizabeth, will visit Japan from this weekend. The visit will be a powerful demonstration of the UK’s close and enduring partnership with Japan and the UK’s commitment to maritime security in the Indo-Pacific region. The visit is part of the maiden
HMAS Warramunga put her recently upgraded capability to the test during Exercise Malabar 2021. Malabar 2021 was held off the coast of Guam with ships and aircraft from India, Japan and the United States. This was the second consecutive year that Australia had participated. This was Warramunga’s first major deployment since her Anzac mid-life capability
China: The US withdrawal from Afghanistan shows that wanton military intervention in other countries is doomed to end up in failure.
CCTV: The US announced on August 30 that it has completed its withdrawal from Afghanistan and that its 20-year military presence in Afghanistan has ended. The Taliban spokesperson declared "full independence" of Afghanistan on the same day. Do you have any comment on that? Wang Wenbin: The US withdrawal from Afghanistan shows that wanton military intervention in other countries
The first echelon of the Chinese troops to participate in the Shanghai Cooperation Organization (SCO) "Peace Mission 2021" joint anti-terrorism military exercise left Baicheng, northeast China's Jilin Province, for the exercise venue in Orenburg Oblast, Russia, by railway on the evening of August 26. The drill will be held at the Donguz training ground in
Vietnamese Vice President Vo Thi Anh Xuan welcomed U.S. Vice President Kamala Harris at the Presidential Palace in Hanoi.
The U.S Navy and Coast Guard began their joint mission in the Western and Central Pacific under the Oceania Maritime Security Initiative (OMSI) to reduce and eliminate illegal, unregulated, unreported fishing, combat transnational crimes, and enhance regional security, July 28. Independence-variant littoral combat ship USS Jackson (LCS 6), with an embarked Coast Guard law enforcement
State Councilor and Foreign Minister Wang Yi on July 27 met with Mullah Abdul Ghani Baradar in Tianjin, political chief of Afghanistan's Taliban. The Afghan Taliban, as a critical military and political force in the country, is expected to play an important role in the peace, reconciliation and reconstruction process of Afghanistan, Wang said. He
United States (US) Secretary of Defense Lloyd J. Austin III is in Singapore from 26 to 28 July 2021 for an introductory visit. He was welcomed by a Guard of Honour at the Ministry of Defence this morning, before a bilateral meeting with Minister for Defence Dr Ng Eng Hen. During the meeting, Dr Ng and
The 5th France-Oceania Summit, which was planned in Papeete on April 16, 2020, was held virtually on July 19, 2021. 1. We, Heads of State, Government and Territories or representatives of France, Australia, Cook Islands, Federated States of Micronesia, French Polynesia, the Republic of Fiji, the Republic of Kiribati, the Republic of Marshall Islands, New