South Korea Unveils Prototype of First Homegrown Fighter Aircraft KF-21

South Korea on Friday unveiled a prototype of the country's first indigenous fighter jet, a highly symbolic moment in the country's decadeslong quest for a combat plane of its own. The gray-colored jet, named KF-21 Boramae, was showcased at a rollout ceremony held at the Korea Aerospace Industries headquarters in the southern city of Sacheon

What is the Chinese Dongfeng-21 Medium-Range Ballistic Missile?

Dongfeng-21 ballistic missile (DF-21, NATO code name: CSS5) is a mobile medium-range ballistic missile developed by the People’s Republic of China. It is the People’s Liberation Army’s first solid-fuel propelled and maneuverable missile, and it is also the world’s first. This anti-ship ballistic missile has the significance of a missile milestone. At present, it belongs

Moon Jae-in Appointed Kim Hyoung-zhin a Veteran Diplomat as Key Cheong Wa Dae Aide on National Security Affairs

President Moon Jae-in appointed Kim Hyoung-zhin, a veteran diplomat, as new deputy chief of Cheong Wa Dae's national security office on Wednesday. Kim, currently serving as the Seoul city government's ambassador for international relations, is replacing Kim Hyun-chong, who has been named as special adviser to the president on diplomatic and security issues, according to

Cosmopolitanism: Perusal of Asian discourse

There exists literature in International theories where the neo-political philosophical concept - COSMOPOLITANISM originates. Cosmopolitanism as a word traces its very origin from the Greek word- KOSMOPOLITIES, which in its literal sense implies- ‘Citizen of the world’. This notion has opened a wide spectrum of some important key views in socio-political philosophy. Be it as

Japan Protest South Korea Over Lawsuit Filed By Former Comfort Women

Japan Foreign Minister Motegi lodged a strong protest, stating that it was extremely regrettable that, in a lawsuit filed by former comfort women and others against the Government of Japan at the Seoul Central District Court of the Republic of Korea, the Seoul Central District Court had rendered a judgement in favor of the plaintiffs,

What is Japan for South Korans?

Japan-South Korea relations continue to deteriorate. It is said to be the worst many times, and there is no end in sight. By the way, "Japan-South Korea relations" are generally discussed only in terms of diplomatic relations and rarely in terms of public opinions, despite the fact that the two countries are close neighbors. Both

Interview with Professor Swaran SINGH on Asia and Pacific Affairs

This interview was conducted with Professor Swaran SINGH for Sinosphere on developments in the Asia-Pacific region. The main topics of the interview include India-China relations, Indo-Pacific Concept, East and South China Seas, ASEAN, and Quad Alliance System. How much can the Quad Alliance limit China's regional expansion moves? Considering that the Quad members have different

Russian, Chinese Strategic Bombers Carry Out Joint Air Patrol in Asia-Pacific Region

As Russia’s Defense Ministry pointed out, "the measure was conducted as part of implementing the provisions of the 2020 military cooperation plan and is not aimed against third countries" According to a News on Russian News Agency TASS; Two Russian Tu-95MS and four Chinese H-6K strategic bombers carried out the second joint air patrol over

The San Francisco System: The Network of Bilateral Alliance Pursued by the United States in East Asia

The San Francisco System (also known as the "Hub and Spokes" architecture) is a network of bilateral alliance pursued by the United States in East Asia, after the end of World War II[1] - the United States as a 'hub', and Japan, South Korea, the Philippines, Taiwan, and Australia as 'spokes'.[2] The system is made

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History of Japan–Korea Relations

For over 15 centuries, the relationship between Japan and Korea was characterized by cultural exchanges, economic trade, political contact and military confrontations, all of which underlie their relations even today. During the ancient era, exchanges of cultures and ideas between Japan and mainland Asia were common through migration via the Korean Peninsula, and diplomatic contact

By |2020-11-22T06:37:29+03:00November 22nd, 2020|Categories: Asia, History, North Korea, Pacific|Tags: , , , |3 Comments
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